Stewart L. Muglich

Associate Counsel

Stewart Muglich is an Associate Counsel of the firm and is the leader of the Corporate Finance + Securities Practice and the Mergers + Acquisitions Team. He is also a member of the Corporate / Commercial Practice Group.

Stewart has a broad range of experience in the corporate finance and securities areas, and has been involved in numerous corporate mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, reorganizations and going private transactions. He assists clients with public and private offerings and other financings, including exempt, registered, Rule 144A, Regulation S and initial public offerings, and acts for both issuers and investment bankers. Stewart also provides strategic advice on both proxy contests and hostile and negotiated takeover bids.

He is experienced in cross-border offerings and acquisitions and is well versed in regulatory compliance issues, including corporate governance matters, which arise in Canada and the United States under the regulatory framework of the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange, the Canadian Securities Exchange, NASDAQ, the NYSE, the Provinces of Canada, the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.

Legal Industry Recognition

Stewart has been selected by his peers for inclusion in the publication, Best Lawyers in Canada, for 2016 and 2017 in the area of Corporate Law.

Best Lawyers Award Badge

Representative Experience

Financings

  • An industrial issuer in connection with the filing of a $500,000,000 shelf registration of debt securities, common stock and preferred stock;
  • A pharmaceutical issuer in connection with the filing of a $80,000,000 base shelf prospectus of debt securities, common shares, subscription receipts, warrants, preferred shares and units;
  • An industrial issuer in connection with a $300,000,000 senior note issuance;
  • An industrial issuer in connection with a $80,000,000 issuance of common stock;
  • A syndicate of underwriters in connection with a $164,000,000 initial public offering by an industrial issuer;
  • A syndicate of underwriters in connection with a $54,000,000 initial public offering by an industrial issuer;
  • A syndicate of underwriters in connection with a $76,000,000 secondary offering by an industrial issuer;
  • A syndicate of underwriters in connection with a $75,000,000 secondary offering by an natural resource issuer
  • A syndicate of agents in connection with a $18,000,000 private placement by an industrial issuer; and
  • A pharmaceutical issuer in connection with a $54,000,000 debt financing facility.

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • An industrial issuer in connection with a $1,000,000,000 merger by way of plan of arrangement;
  • A natural resources issuer in connection with a $140,000,000 merger by way of plan of arrangement;
  • A pharmaceutical issuer in connection with a $54,000,000 acquisition of pharmaceutical products;
  • A technology issuer in connection with a $100,000,000 merger by way of plan of arrangement; and
  • A financial services issuer in connection with $5,000,000 merger with another financial services issuer.

Special Situations

  • An industrial issuer in connection with a successful defense to a proxy contest;
  • A natural resource issuer in connection with a successful defense to a proxy contest;
  • A dissident group in connection with the removal of the board in a successful proxy contest;
  • An industrial issuer in connection with a successful defense to a hostile takeover;
  • A natural resource issuer in connection with a successful defense to a hostile takeover; and
  • A dissident group in connection with a successful takeover bid.

Education

  • 1992 M.B.A., Corporate Finance and International Business, Fordham University
  • 1991 Admitted to the New York State Bar
  • 1991 LL.M., International Business and Trade Law, Fordham University
  • 1990 Admitted to the British Columbia Bar
  • 1989 LL.B. University of British Columbia
  • 1986 B.A. Simon Fraser University

Publications + Presentations

On A Personal Note

Stewart is married with two children and lives in Vancouver. He is an avid football (aka soccer) fan, and enjoys travelling with his family.

Direct Line: 604.484.1778
Facsimile: 604.484.9778
smuglich@nullahbl.ca
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Assistant: Kristina Chinn
Direct Line: 604.643.2177
Email: kchinn@nullahbl.ca