Mark Bennett* is a partner in the Mining Group at Cassels. Mark practises corporate and securities law with an emphasis on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions transactions. He provides strategic and transactional advice to Canadian and international mining companies involved in business combinations, take-over bids, domestic and cross-border public offerings, private placements, metal streaming and royalty transactions, and stock exchange listings. Mark’s corporate finance experience includes equity, convertible instruments and debt. He has advised exploration, development and producing resource companies in the Americas, Eastern Europe, Africa and Australia on property acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures and option agreements. His practice also includes acting for investment dealers in public and private corporate finance transactions as well as mergers and acquisitions. Mark also advises boards of directors and special committees on corporate governance and securities law compliance, including mineral project disclosure.
Mark is also adjunct professor of law at Western University where he teaches Mining Law and Sustainability.
Mark is recognized as a leader in his field by such authorities as Chambers Global, Chambers Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
*denotes Professional Corporation