Robert Eberschlag

PartnerWeirFoulds LLPCapital Markets and M&A; Commercial; Corporate and Private M&A; In-House Counsel

Robert Eberschlag focuses on corporate finance, securities law, and mergers and acquisitions. He advises issuers, investment banks and institutional investors in connection with public and private offerings, reverse takeovers, qualifying transactions and corporate governance and compliance matters. He has particular expertise in Canadian and international mining, energy, and oil and gas transactions, including joint venture, property acquisition and royalty transactions.

Robert Eberschlag focuses on corporate finance, securities law, and mergers and acquisitions. He advises issuers, investment banks and institutional investors in connection with public and private offerings, reverse takeovers, qualifying transactions and corporate governance and compliance matters. He has particular expertise in Canadian and international mining, energy, and oil and gas transactions, including joint venture, property acquisition and royalty transactions.

Education

  • University of Victoria, LL.B., 1998
  • Dalhousie University, M.A., 1994
  • Queen's University, B.A. (Hons.), 1993

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2000

Experience

  • Acted for ArcelorMittal in its agreement to sell a 15% interest in its wholly owned subsidiary, ArcelorMittal Mines Canada, for $1.1 billion to a consortium led by South Korea's POSCO and Taiwan's China Steel Corporation
  • NCE Diversified Flow-Through (13) Limited Partnership in its offering of units, which raised gross proceeds of approximately C$114 million
  • Zaruma Gold Mining Ltd. in its US$25 million equity investment by subscription receipts in Red Tiger Mining Inc. and the restructuring of Red Tiger in conjunction with a $25 million loan from Deutsche Bank to Red Tiger
  • Condor Petroleum Inc. in its C$80 million initial public offering and listing on the TSX
  • Alange Energy Corp. in its $100 million acquisition of Prospero Hydrocarbons Inc. and in a C$140 million financing and listing on the TSXV
  • Pacific Stratus Energy Ltd. in its C$2.5 billion merger via three-cornered amalgamation with Petro Rubiales Energy Corp. pursuant to a plan of arrangement, to form Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp.

Associations

  • Ontario Bar Association (including the Natural Resources and Energy Law Section and the International Law Section)
  • Prospectors and Developers Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation

Awards

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, ranked as "Repeatedly Recommended" for Mining in 2015, 2016 and 2018
  • Peer ranked "AV Preeminent" in 2018, 2017 and 2016 by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review (Martindale's highest ranking)