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Sangra Moller LLP

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Managing Partner: Harjit S Sangra
Number of partners: 5 Number of lawyers: 15

Firm Overview:
Sangra Moller LLP is one of Canada's leading business law firms, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, including takeovers and takeover defence, corporate finance, securities, cross-border transactions, and corporate and commercial. The firm has a strong reputation and track record for transaction execution and finding creative business-oriented solutions for its clients in challenging situations. The firm is involved in a wide array of industries, including forestry, mining and other natural resources, representing a broad range of international and domestic clients, from large multinational companies to emerging businesses. Sangra Moller regularly advises companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, Toronto Stock Exchange, TSX Venture Exchange and other international markets. In addition, the firm regularly undertakes special-purpose engagements from other North American and international law firms. Sangra Moller's lawyers have a strong reputation for their business insight, precedent-setting transactions and exceptional and timely service. Sangra Moller and its lawyers have been recognised by clients, other professionals and various publications, including Chambers and Partners, the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Best Lawyers and the IFLR 1000 – Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms, as leading lawyers in their practice areas.

Main Areas of Practice:

Mergers & Acquisitions:
The firm advises public and private corporations, individuals and other entities in connection with acquisitions, divestitures, hostile and friendly takeover bids, mergers, plans of arrangement and other acquisition and change-of-control transactions. The firm has been involved in a number of innovative and precedent-setting mergers and acquisitions.

Corporate Finance & Securities:
The firm acts as counsel to issuers, underwriters and financial investors in respect of capital raising and other corporate finance transactions. The firm regularly handles initial and secondary cross-border offerings, structured financings and cross-border debt and equity financings. The firm also regularly advises publicly listed corporations with respect to continuous disclosure matters.

Corporate & Commercial:
The firm advises clients with respect to all aspects of corporate and commercial matters, including commercial contracts, leasing, compliance issues and corporate, tax and financial reorganisations.

Natural Resources:
As a preeminent firm in the natural resources sector, the firm has broad and significant experience, including in forestry, mining and energy. The firm has acted as counsel to some of the largest forestry companies and acts for both domestic and international mining and oil and gas companies, advising in all aspects of their business, including financings, joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions and project financing.

Corporate Governance:
The firm regularly advises corporations and their boards of directors on all aspects of corporate governance matters. The firm is regularly called upon to act as special counsel to boards of directors and independent directors with respect to critical matters, including special investigations