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Robbie Grossman

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About

Robbie Grossman has a cross border securities, M&A and corporate finance practice underscored by deep experience in acting for emerging issuers and public companies.

Robbie acts for issuers and dealers on public and private offerings, stock exchange listings, IPOs and RTOs, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings and continuous disclosure obligations for public companies, across a wide variety of industries and business sectors, with extensive experience with cross-border transactions.

Bar admissionsOntario, 2002

EXPERIENCE

Representative experience includes acting for:

  • Quipt Home Medical Corp. (NASDAQ:QIPT; TSXV:QIPT) in connection with its US$80 million acquisition of Great Elm Healthcare, LLC, a division of Great Elm Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEG).

  • The Well Told Company Inc. (TSXV:WLCO), a female-founded, emerging plant-based wellness company that formulates, develops, distributes and sells a variety of supplements, remedies and other functional wellness products, in connection with its private placement of unsecured convertible debenture units, led by Canaccord Genuity Corp., as lead agent on behalf of a syndicate of investment dealers, including Echelon Wealth Partners Inc. and Richardson Wealth Limited.

  • Cedarmont Capital Corp. (TSXV:CCC.P), a capital pool company, in connection with its $67.5 million reverse take-over “qualifying transaction” with Shiny Bud Inc. and Mihi Inc.

  • EasTower Wireless Inc. (TSXV:ESTW), a US based telecommunications company, in connection with its $15.05 million reverse take-over and concurrent financing going public “qualifying transaction” of OV2 Investment 1 Inc., a capital pool company.

  • Revive Therapeutics Ltd. (CSE:RVV) in connection with a $23 million short form prospectus offering.

  • Protech Home Medical Corp. (TSXV:PTQ) in connection with its $31.8 million short form prospectus bought deal offering and concurrent private placement of units.

  • Protech Home Medical Corp. (TSXV:PTQ) in connection with its bought deal private placement of unsecured convertible debentures, led by Beacon Securities Limited, and including Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Haywood Securities Inc., for gross proceeds of $15 million.

  • GBLT German Battery & Lighting Technologies PLC in its initial public offering and $66 million reverse take-over (the Qualifying Transaction) of CUP Capital Corp. (TSXV:CPU.P), a capital pool company.
  • BlueRush Inc. (TSXV:BTV) in its asset sale of technology and source code to Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. (NYSE:BR).
  • Protech Home Medical Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in connection with its bought deal private placement of common shares, led by Beacon Securities Limited, and insider private placement, for aggregate gross proceeds of $4.5 million.

  • Focused Capital Corp. (TSXV:FLO.H), a capital pool company, in connection with its $20.5 million “qualifying transaction” with True North Nickel Inc. ("TNN") by way of a three-cornered amalgamation.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its cross border corporate spin out transaction of Viemed Healthcare, Inc. (TSXV:VMD).
  • Goodman & Company, Investment Counsel Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Dundee Corporation (TSX:DC.A), in the structuring and offering of the Goodman & Co. Partners Strategy, an open-end trust, and the Goodman & Co. Core Equity Strategy, an open-end trust.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in connection with its bought deal private placement of common share units, led by Mackie Research Capital Corporation and including GMP Securities L.P. and Beacon Securities Limited, for gross proceeds of $67.3 million.
  • Inspira Financial Inc. (TSXV:LND) in connection with its $48 million “qualifying transaction” through amalgamation with Chrysalis Capital IX Corporation (TSXV:NYN.P), a capital pool company.
  • Dominion General Investment Corporation, a capital pool company, in connection with its $28.4 million “qualifying transaction” through share exchange with Hampton Equity Partners Limited, which operates, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hampton Securities Limited, a Canadian boutique investment dealer.
  • Cluny Capital Corp. (TSXV:CLN.H), a capital pool company, in connection with its “qualifying transaction” with Teonan Biomedical Inc. and concurrent financing.
  • Convalo Health International, Corp. (TSXV:CXV) in connection with its bought deal private placement of common share units, led by Mackie Research Capital Corporation and including Beacon Securities Limited, for gross proceeds of $17.25 million.
  • Convalo Health International, Corp. (TSXV:CXV) in connection with the $10.6 million “qualifying transaction” through amalgamation with Valiant Minerals Ltd. (TSXV:VTM.H), a capital pool company.
  • A private real estate fund, in its structure and funding (US$10.6 million) of a US$41 million U.S. based real estate development.
  • Think Protection Inc., a home security company, in its financings. 
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its acquisition of Sleep Management, a provider of home based medical services in 19 states across the U.S., for US$80.5 million in cash and stock.
  • Healthcare Special Opportunities Fund (TSX:MDS.UN), a closed-end fund focused on the healthcare industry, in its initial public offering raising aggregate proceeds of approximately $70 million (including a concurrent private placement) led by BMO Capital Markets.
  • Maxit Capital LP which provided fairness opinions and acted as financial advisor to both Solitario Exploration & Royalty Corp. and Ely Gold & Minerals Inc. in their agreement to sell their combined interests in the Mt. Hamilton gold project to Waterton Nevada Splitter, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Waterton Precious Metals Fund II Cayman, LP, for total cash proceeds of US$30 million.
  • Petroteq Energy Inc. (TSXV:PQE) in its US$12.8 million debenture and concurrent secured convertible debenture financings.
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its acquisition of TMC Capital, LLC, which holds a mineral lease related to tar sands, oil and other minerals located in Utah, in consideration for US$10 million.
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its proposed acquisition of GeoPetro Resources Company (NYSE MKT: GPR)
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its acquisition of Patient-Aids, Inc., a profitable Ohio-based company, for US$25.5 million in cash and shares.
  • A private real estate fund in its structure and funding of a Toronto based real estate development.
  • Dundee Securities Ltd. and the underwriters in the base shelf prospectus bought deal offering for Wellgreen Platinum Ltd. (TSXV:WG) for aggregate gross proceeds of $6.9 million.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its brokered private placement of debenture units, led by Mackie Research Capital Corporation and including Beacon Securities Limited, for gross proceeds of $8.63 million.
  • Prospect Park Capital Corp. (TSXV:PPK.P), a capital pool company, in its “qualifying transaction” and related investments to become a health care investment issuer.
  • Lynnwood Capital Inc. in its reverse-take over transaction with Tantalex Corporation and concurrent listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE:TTX).
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its brokered private placement, through Beacon Securities Limited, for gross proceeds of $5.75 million.
  • Mercury Capital II Limited (TSXV:MCL.P), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over “qualifying transaction” with Revive Therapeutics Inc.
  • Gideon Capital Corp. (TSXV:GOL.P), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over “qualifying transaction” with Bathurst Resources Corp.
  • Lynnwood Capital Inc. (TSXV:LCI.H), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over “qualifying transaction” with Tantalex Corporation.
  • Dundee Securities Ltd. in the proposed short form prospectus secondary offering of Alamos Gold Inc. (TSX:AGI) for estimated gross proceeds to the selling shareholders of up to $56.7 million.
  • AXEA Capital Corp., a capital pool company, in its $64 million reverse-take over “qualifying transaction” with MCW Energy Group Limited.
  • Mercury Capital Limited (TSXV:MCL), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over “qualifying transaction” with  Canada Coal Inc. (TSXV:CCK).
  • DRM Ventures Inc. (TSXV:DRM), a capital pool company, in its private placement “qualifying transaction” with Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM).
  • Mooncor Oil & Gas Corp. (TSXV:MOO) in its brokered equity offering through D&D Securities Inc. and All Group Financial Services Inc.
  • The shareholders of UpTrend Media Inc., Canada's leading independent online advertising representation firm, in its acquisition by Yellow Pages Group Co.
  • Solid Gold Resources Corp. (TSXV:SLD) in its initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • 625 Sheppard Bayview Village Limited Partnership and 625 Sheppard Bayview Village Trust in their joint offering memorandum and $12 million financing in connection with a Toronto condominium development.
  • Eight Capital and Canaccord Genuity Corp. in the (i) private placement of subscription receipts for Advantage Lithium Corp. (TSXV:AAL) for aggregate gross proceeds of $20 million, and (ii) the filing of a prospectus by Advantage to qualify the securities underlying the subscription receipts.
  • Jiffy Inc., whose mobile app connects homeowners with home service professionals for same-day appointments, in its second round seed financing.
  • Dundee Securities Ltd., in the private placement financing by Streetlight Intelligence Inc. ‎‎(TSXV:SLQP).
  • Focused Capital II Corp. (TSXV:FAV.H), a capital pool company, in connection with its $35.6 million reverse take-over (Qualifying Transaction) with Fortress Blockchain Corp.
  • Mooncor Oil & Gas Corp. (TSXV:MOO) on its reverse take-over going ‎public transaction and subsequent financings.‎
  • Corbal Capital Corp., a capital pool company, in its reverse take-over (Qualifying Transaction) with iSign Media Corp. ‎‎(TSXV:ISD).
  • Dundee Securities Ltd., in the private placement financing of units by Murgor Resources ‎‎(TSXV:MGR).
  • Mercury Capital Limited (TSXV:MCL), a capital pool company, in its reverse take-over (Qualifying Transaction) with Canada ‎Coal Inc.
  • Oberon Capital Corporation, in the $13.5 million private placement financing of flow-through ‎units by Maudore Minerals Ltd. (TSX:MAO).
  • Dundee Securities Ltd., in the private placement financing of convertible debentures by Call Genie ‎Inc. (TSX:GNE).
Languages
  • English
Education
  • LL.B., University of Windsor, 2001
  • B.A., (Political Science) Concordia University, 1997

Awards

  • Notable Practitioner, Capital Markets: Debt and Capital Markets: Equity, IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide
  • Rising Star, Capital Markets in IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020
  • Corporate Lawyer to Watch, Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Capital Markets and M&A), 2014
  • Finalist, Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers under 40, 2013
  • Recipient of the Smith Lyons LLP Prize in Securities Regulation, 2001

Seminars

  • Faculty of the Osgoode Short Course on the TSX and TSXV, 2017–2018

Media Mentions

  • "Quipt Home Medical’s Acquisition of Great Elm Healthcare," Global Legal Chronicle, January 19, 2023
  • Guest on BNN regarding the rules of public disclosure, August 2015

Community Involvement

  • Executive Director, Larry Grossman Foundation for Kids
  • Former Member, Progressive Conservative Women in Nomination Disbursement Committee
  • Committee Member, March of Dimes Ability and Beyond 2006 fundraising dinner
  • Former director and Vice-President, Progressive Conservative St. Paul’s Provincial Riding Association

Memberships And Affiliations

  • TSXV Ontario Advisory Committee Member
  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Former Member, Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals
  • Former Chair, Canada Pension Plan/Old Age Security Act Review Tribunals

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