Robert Eberschlag

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

Rob Eberschlag focuses on corporate finance, securities law, mergers and acquisitions , joint ventures, divestitures, compliance matters 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.

Rob Eberschlag focuses on corporate finance, securities law, mergers and acquisitions  , joint ventures, divestitures, compliance mattersHe represents public companies and their financiers and has been involved in numerous stock exchange listings on the TSX, TSX Venture Exchange and the Canadian Stock Exchange through initial public offerings and reverse take-overs, including Capital Pool Company qualifying transactions. He has also been involved in the establishment of a number of natural resources investment funds. His sector experience includes transactions involving mining, life sciences, renewable energy, cleantech, proptech, oil/gas, including a number of significant international mandates.

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

  • 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
  • Several NCE Diversified Flow-Through Limited Partnerships in their offerings of units, raising hundreds of millions of dollars
  • 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.

Awards

  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, ranked as "Repeatedly Recommended" for Mining in 2019, 2018, 2016 and 2015
  • Peer ranked "AV Preeminent" in 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 by Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review (Martindale's highest ranking)

Associations

  • Prospectors and Developers Association
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation