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British Columbia, 2017

Erin O’Callaghan is an associate in our Business Law Group in Vancouver. She maintains a general corporate and commercial practice that covers a range of areas, including cross-border and domestic mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, project finance, capital markets transactions, private equity, continuous disclosure and corporate governance. She advises clients in a variety of industries, including retail and consumer markets, financial services, energy, power, infrastructure, forestry, mining, aviation and technology. She also advises domestic and international franchisors on a variety of Canadian franchise transactional and disclosure matters.

Her recent experience includes:

  • advising an international private investment firm on Canadian franchise matters related to its acquisition of a majority stake in an international transport franchisor;
  • acting for a B.C. biotechnology company on multiple rounds of equity financing;
  • advising Interfor Corporation on continuous disclosure matters and a C$350 million financing;
  • advising a large department store retailer with the amendment of its line of credit and issuance of US$600 million in secured debt;
  • advising a Canadian franchisor in the education industry on a variety of franchise disclosure matters;
  • advising an international franchisor on its entry into the Canadian franchise market and general Canadian franchising matters;
  • advising a B.C. health and technology company with respect to multiple investments by U.S.-based private equity funds;
  • acting as Canadian counsel to a U.S.-based private equity fund with respect to two Canadian acquisitions in the produce industry;
  • advising a B.C. royalties company with respect to its qualifying transaction on the TSX Venture Exchange and concurrent financing;
  • advising a transnational consumer goods company on distribution agreements;
  • advising a U.S. consumer goods company on its entry into Canada, including various corporate formation matters and commercial agreements;
  • acting for the underwriters in various underwritten public offerings by Zymeworks Inc. with aggregate gross proceeds to Zymeworks of approximately US$320.8 million;
  • advising Vantage Airport Group Ltd. on a diverse range of corporate and commercial matters, including corporate reorganizations, confidentiality agreements, commercial agreements and corporate governance;
  • acting for a large home improvement retailer in its acquisition of a Canadian technology company;
  • advising a large food and beverage retailer on its Canadian franchise disclosure issues and process;
  • advising Vantage Airport Group Ltd. as a member of the successful proponent for the $75 million redevelopment and operation of retail space at the Chicago Midway International Airport;
  • advising Aecon Concessions in connection with the L.F. Wade International Airport Redevelopment Project in Bermuda; and
  • acting for Parkland Fuel Corporation in connection with its $1.46 billion acquisition of Chevron Canada's downstream fuel business in British Columbia.