Robbie Grossman 

Robbie Grossman

Toronto
Brookfield Place, Suite 4400
181 Bay Street
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2T3

t: 416.865.7209
e: robbie.grossman@mcmillan.ca

overview

Robbie is a partner in the firm's Capital Markets group. His practice is focused on securities work where he acts for issuers and agents on public offerings, private placements, exchange listings and continuous disclosure obligations for public companies, as well as registrations, compliance and corporate governance matters. He also assists many of his securities clients with corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, financings and more.

Representative Matters

Robbie's recent representative experience includes acting for:

  • 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 $8,625,000 in August 2014.
  • The agent, All Group Financial Services Inc., in the initial public offering by Cluny Capital Corp., a capital pool company, in August 2014.
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its up to US$2 million offering of convertible debentures in June 2014.
  • 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 in June 2014.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its $6 million acquisition of Care Medical Partners, LLC in June 2014.
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its $2.6 million shares for debt transaction in May 2014.
  • A private real estate fund in its structure and funding of a $5.5 million Toronto based real estate development in April 2014.
  • Tantalex Resources Corporation (CSE:TTX) in its equity offering in February 2014.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its acquisitions of Resource Medical Group, LLC and Resource Medical Group Charleston, LLC for an aggregate purchase price of $4.5 million in January 2014.
  • Gideon Capital Corp. (TSXV:GOL.P), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over "qualifying transaction" with Bathurst Resources Corp. in December 2013.
  • Mercury Capital II Limited (TSXV:MCL.P), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over "qualifying transaction" with Revive Therapeutics Inc. in December 2013.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its brokered private placement, through Beacon Securities Limited, for gross proceeds of $5.75 million in December 2013.
  • The agent, Hampton Securities Limited, in the equity offering by ThermoCeramix, Inc. for gross proceeds of $2.4 million in December 2013.
  • A private real estate fund in its structure and funding of a $44 million Arizona based real estate development in December 2013.
  • Lynnwood Capital Inc. in its reverse-take over transaction with Tantalex Corporation and concurrent listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE:TTX) in October 2013.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its equity offering for gross proceeds of $2.7 million in September 2013.
  • Cogitore Resources Inc. (TSXV:WOO) on its debt financing with Dundee Corporation in May 2013.
  • The initial public offerings and listings on the TSX Venture Exchange for two capital pool company's in 2013 (Prospect Park Capital Corp. and Mercury Capital II Limited).
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its proposed acquisition of GeoPetro Resources Company (NYSE MKT: GPR) in 2013.
  • The agent, 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 in January 2013.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the debenture offerings by VoodooVox Inc. (TSX:VVX) for gross proceeds of $3.99 million from August 2012 to January 2013.
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its corporate reorganization and continuation into Ontario in December 2012.
  • AXEA Capital Corp., a capital pool company, in its $64 million reverse-take over "qualifying transaction" with MCW Energy Group Limited in October 2012.
  • Mercury Capital Limited (TSXV:MCL), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over "qualifying transaction" with Canada Coal Inc. (TSXV:CCK) in February 2012.
  • The initial public offerings and listings on the TSX Venture Exchange for three capital pool company's in 2012 (Boost Capital Corp., Gideon Capital Corp. and MCM Capital One Inc.).
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its private placement financing of convertible debentures in February 2012.
  • RedWater Energy Corp. (TSXV:RED) in its private placement financing of flow-through shares in December 2011.
  • Cogitore Resources Inc. (TSXV:WOO) in its private placement financing of flow-through shares in December 2011.
  • The agent, Oberon Capital Corporation, in the $13.5 million private placement financing of flow-through units by Maudore Minerals Ltd. (TSX:MAO) in December 2011.
  • DRM Ventures Inc. (TSXV:DRM), a capital pool company, in its private placement "qualifying transaction" with Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in November 2011.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the $1.2 million equity offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) in October 2011.
  • RedWater Energy Corp. (TSXV:RED) in its equity offering for gross proceeds of $2.65 million in September 2011.
  • The agent, Dundee Securities Ltd., in the $4.4 million equity offering by Murgor Resources (TSXV:MGR) in June 2011.
  • Cogitore Resources Inc. (TSXV:WOO) in its private placement financing of flow-through shares in April 2011.
  • Mooncor Oil & Gas Corp. (TSXV:MOO) in its brokered equity offering for gross proceeds of $2.66 million through D&D Securities Inc. and All Group Financial Services Inc. in March 2011.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the TSX listed convertible debenture offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) for gross proceeds of $5 million in March 2011.
  • The initial public offerings and listings on the TSX Venture Exchange for four capital pool company's in 2011 (Focused Capital Corp., Focused Capital II Corp., Go Capital I, Inc. and Mercury Capital Limited).
  • Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (TSXV:AAR.UN), a real estate investment fund, for an Ontario securities opinion, in its $34.5 million bought deal short form prospectus offering in January 2011.
  • RedWater Energy Corp. (TSXV:RED) in its equity offering for gross proceeds of $1.92 million in December 2010.
  • Solid Gold Resources Corp. (TSXV:SLD), in its private placement financing of units and flow-through units in November 2010.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the debt and equity offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) in November 2010.
  • Sunstone U.S. Opportunity (No. 3) Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust, for Ontario securities opinions, in its US$41.4 million prospectus offering in November 2010.
  • The shareholders of UpTrend Media Inc., Canada's leading independent online advertising representation firm, in its acquisition by Yellow Pages Group Co. in October 2010.
  • Solid Gold Resources Corp. (TSXV:SLD) in its initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange in October 2010.
  • Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (TSXV:AAR.UN), a real estate investment fund, for an Ontario securities opinion, in its $21.4 million prospectus offering in October 2010.
  • Penfold Capital Acquisition II Corporation (TSXV:PAC.P) and Penfold Capital Acquisition III Corporation (TSXV:PNF.P), in their amalgamation in September 2010.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the convertible debenture offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) in August 2010.
  • The agent, Dundee Securities Corporation, in the equity offering by Streetlight Intelligence Inc. (TSXV:SLQP) in March 2010.
  • The agent, Dundee Securities Corporation, in the convertible debenture offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) in December 2009.

News

McMillan lawyers ranked in the 2017 IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide
McMillan lawyers rank well in the 2016 IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide
Patient Home Monitoring Corp. makes 2015 TSX Venture 50 list
Fourteen McMillan Lawyers featured in the Lexpert 2014 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
Lexpert names Amandeep Sandhu one of the Leading Lawyers in Canada Under 40
Robbie Grossman joins McMillan's Toronto office

Education

  • University of Windsor, LL.B. - 2001
  • Concordia University, B.A. (Political Science) - 1997
  • Faculty of the The Osgoode Short Course on the TSX and TSXV - 2017

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Ontario bar - 2002

Practices

capital markets
mergers and acquisitions
business law
financial services
commercial real estate

Industries

mining
energy
banking, finance and insurance
private equity - buyouts & venture capital investment
life sciences

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • TSXV Ontario Advisory Committee Member
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Council of Canadian Administrative Tribunals
  • Executive Director of the Larry Grossman Foundation for Kids
  • Chair of the Canada Pension Plan/Old Age Security Act Review Tribunals
  • Former director and Vice-President of the Progressive Conservative St. Paul's Provincial Riding Association
  • Committee member of the March of Dimes "Ability and Beyond 2006" fundraising dinner
  • Former Member of the Progressive Conservative Women in Nomination Disbursement Committee
  • Member of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
     

Awards & Rankings

  • Named Rising Star, Capital Markets in IFLR 1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2016, 2017 and 2018
  • Ranked in Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada 2014 as a Corporate Lawyer to Watch in the areas of Capital Markets and M&A
  • Selected as a finalist in the 2013 Lexpert® Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers under 40
  • Recipient of the Smith Lyons LLP Prize in Securities Regulation in 2001
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Robbie is a partner in the firm's Capital Markets group. His practice is focused on securities work where he acts for issuers and agents on public offerings, private placements, exchange listings and continuous disclosure obligations for public companies, as well as registrations, compliance and corporate governance matters. He also assists many of his securities clients with corporate and commercial matters, including mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, financings and more.

Robbie's recent representative experience includes acting for:

  • 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 $8,625,000 in August 2014.
  • The agent, All Group Financial Services Inc., in the initial public offering by Cluny Capital Corp., a capital pool company, in August 2014.
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its up to US$2 million offering of convertible debentures in June 2014.
  • 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 in June 2014.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its $6 million acquisition of Care Medical Partners, LLC in June 2014.
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its $2.6 million shares for debt transaction in May 2014.
  • A private real estate fund in its structure and funding of a $5.5 million Toronto based real estate development in April 2014.
  • Tantalex Resources Corporation (CSE:TTX) in its equity offering in February 2014.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its acquisitions of Resource Medical Group, LLC and Resource Medical Group Charleston, LLC for an aggregate purchase price of $4.5 million in January 2014.
  • Gideon Capital Corp. (TSXV:GOL.P), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over "qualifying transaction" with Bathurst Resources Corp. in December 2013.
  • Mercury Capital II Limited (TSXV:MCL.P), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over "qualifying transaction" with Revive Therapeutics Inc. in December 2013.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its brokered private placement, through Beacon Securities Limited, for gross proceeds of $5.75 million in December 2013.
  • The agent, Hampton Securities Limited, in the equity offering by ThermoCeramix, Inc. for gross proceeds of $2.4 million in December 2013.
  • A private real estate fund in its structure and funding of a $44 million Arizona based real estate development in December 2013.
  • Lynnwood Capital Inc. in its reverse-take over transaction with Tantalex Corporation and concurrent listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE:TTX) in October 2013.
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its equity offering for gross proceeds of $2.7 million in September 2013.
  • Cogitore Resources Inc. (TSXV:WOO) on its debt financing with Dundee Corporation in May 2013.
  • The initial public offerings and listings on the TSX Venture Exchange for two capital pool company's in 2013 (Prospect Park Capital Corp. and Mercury Capital II Limited).
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its proposed acquisition of GeoPetro Resources Company (NYSE MKT: GPR) in 2013.
  • The agent, 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 in January 2013.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the debenture offerings by VoodooVox Inc. (TSX:VVX) for gross proceeds of $3.99 million from August 2012 to January 2013.
  • MCW Energy Group Limited (TSXV:MCW) in its corporate reorganization and continuation into Ontario in December 2012.
  • AXEA Capital Corp., a capital pool company, in its $64 million reverse-take over "qualifying transaction" with MCW Energy Group Limited in October 2012.
  • Mercury Capital Limited (TSXV:MCL), a capital pool company, in its reverse-take over "qualifying transaction" with Canada Coal Inc. (TSXV:CCK) in February 2012.
  • The initial public offerings and listings on the TSX Venture Exchange for three capital pool company's in 2012 (Boost Capital Corp., Gideon Capital Corp. and MCM Capital One Inc.).
  • Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in its private placement financing of convertible debentures in February 2012.
  • RedWater Energy Corp. (TSXV:RED) in its private placement financing of flow-through shares in December 2011.
  • Cogitore Resources Inc. (TSXV:WOO) in its private placement financing of flow-through shares in December 2011.
  • The agent, Oberon Capital Corporation, in the $13.5 million private placement financing of flow-through units by Maudore Minerals Ltd. (TSX:MAO) in December 2011.
  • DRM Ventures Inc. (TSXV:DRM), a capital pool company, in its private placement "qualifying transaction" with Patient Home Monitoring Corp. (TSXV:PHM) in November 2011.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the $1.2 million equity offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) in October 2011.
  • RedWater Energy Corp. (TSXV:RED) in its equity offering for gross proceeds of $2.65 million in September 2011.
  • The agent, Dundee Securities Ltd., in the $4.4 million equity offering by Murgor Resources (TSXV:MGR) in June 2011.
  • Cogitore Resources Inc. (TSXV:WOO) in its private placement financing of flow-through shares in April 2011.
  • Mooncor Oil & Gas Corp. (TSXV:MOO) in its brokered equity offering for gross proceeds of $2.66 million through D&D Securities Inc. and All Group Financial Services Inc. in March 2011.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the TSX listed convertible debenture offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) for gross proceeds of $5 million in March 2011.
  • The initial public offerings and listings on the TSX Venture Exchange for four capital pool company's in 2011 (Focused Capital Corp., Focused Capital II Corp., Go Capital I, Inc. and Mercury Capital Limited).
  • Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (TSXV:AAR.UN), a real estate investment fund, for an Ontario securities opinion, in its $34.5 million bought deal short form prospectus offering in January 2011.
  • RedWater Energy Corp. (TSXV:RED) in its equity offering for gross proceeds of $1.92 million in December 2010.
  • Solid Gold Resources Corp. (TSXV:SLD), in its private placement financing of units and flow-through units in November 2010.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the debt and equity offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) in November 2010.
  • Sunstone U.S. Opportunity (No. 3) Realty Trust, a real estate investment trust, for Ontario securities opinions, in its US$41.4 million prospectus offering in November 2010.
  • The shareholders of UpTrend Media Inc., Canada's leading independent online advertising representation firm, in its acquisition by Yellow Pages Group Co. in October 2010.
  • Solid Gold Resources Corp. (TSXV:SLD) in its initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange in October 2010.
  • Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust (TSXV:AAR.UN), a real estate investment fund, for an Ontario securities opinion, in its $21.4 million prospectus offering in October 2010.
  • Penfold Capital Acquisition II Corporation (TSXV:PAC.P) and Penfold Capital Acquisition III Corporation (TSXV:PNF.P), in their amalgamation in September 2010.
  • The agent, Wolverton Securities Ltd., in the convertible debenture offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) in August 2010.
  • The agent, Dundee Securities Corporation, in the equity offering by Streetlight Intelligence Inc. (TSXV:SLQP) in March 2010.
  • The agent, Dundee Securities Corporation, in the convertible debenture offering by Call Genie Inc. (TSX:GNE) in December 2009.