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Genevieve Pinto

TITLE

Partner

AREA OF EXPERTISE

Private Equity
Public Companies
Public M&A

OFFICE

Vancouver

DIRECT LINE

604-643-7946

E-MAIL

gpinto@mccarthy.ca

V-CARD

LAW SCHOOL

University of British Columbia

BAR ADMISSION

British Columbia, 2006




Biography

Genevieve Pinto is a partner in our Business Law Group in Vancouver. Her areas of practice include corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, securities regulation and corporate governance matters. She acts for both public and private companies and underwriters in Canadian and cross-border securities offerings and advises clients on the purchase and sale of businesses, take-over bids, early stage and venture capital financing, private equity transactions, corporate and commercial matters, corporate governance matters, executive compensation and public company disclosure obligations.

Ms. Pinto represents clients in a wide variety of industries, including mining, technology, retail, forestry and real estate. Representative transactions on which Ms. Pinto has advised include:

  • Acquisition by Interfor Corporation of Tolleson Lumber;
  • Preferred share venture capital financing round for a biotechnology company;
  • Sale of BC Biomedical Laboratories to LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services;
  • TD Securities-led underwriting syndicate in Gateway Casino’s $200 million high-yield bond offering;
  • Warehousing and logistics contracts for national retail services provider;
  • Interfor Corporation’s $75 million bought deal offering;
  • Acquisition of Neo Materials Technologies Inc. by Molycorp Minerals by plan of arrangement;
  • Acquisition by Rio Tinto plc of Hathor Exploration Limited by way of take-over bid;
  • $300 million initial public offering of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings Inc. and acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb assets from Intrawest ULC; and
  • $550 million senior Notes offering by North American real estate developer.

Ms. Pinto serves on the board of the YWCA Metro Vancouver.

Ms. Pinto is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth, the Association of Women in Finance, the Vancouver Board of Trade, the Institute of Corporate Directors, the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia and Women in Capital Markets.

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