Grant’s practice involves a wide variety of
transactions, projects and advisory services including a broad range of
industries and structures including securities matters, business and
transactional work with an emphasis on merger & acquisition transactions,
corporate finance, initial public offerings, corporate governance and board
advisory work. His experience encompasses a number of international projects
and transactions, particularly involving cross-border transactions with the
United States, Canada, Asia and Europe.
He was recently retained as special advisor
to the board in connection with a $374 million takeover of a public company. He
has acted on behalf of an American purchaser in connection with its $30 million
investment in a Canadian shipping industry company, as well as for a Canadian
public company in connection with its acquisition of a sugar refinery for a
total purchase price of $250 million.
Grant also acts for a number of coal
companies and other commodity producers in connection with transportation
matters and has a long standing knowledge of the gaming industry in British
He has been a guest lecturer on taxation
matters for the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Faculties
of Law at the University of British Columbia and the University of Victoria
speaking on corporate taxation and merger & acquisition transactions. Grant
has also been a lecturer for the Professional Legal Training Program of the Law
Society of British Columbia.