Michael Saliken

Michael Saliken: Attorney with Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Centennial Place, East Tower, 1900, 520 - 3rd Avenue S.W., Calgary, AB, Canada M5H 3Y4
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Executive Summary

Michael Saliken is a partner in our Business Group in our Calgary office. Michael’s practice is focused on securities and corporate law, with an emphasis on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, oil & gas, information technology, medical cannabis and renewable energy.

Michael’s practice includes acting for public and private companies, underwriters and private equity in connection with financings, mergers & acquisitions, stock market listings and secondary public offerings. He also advises companies on corporate matters, disclosure obligations and corporate governance matters.

Michael is a board member and advisor to various companies and NPOs in Alberta.

Michael is a member of BLG's recruitment committee, BLG's associates committee and is an active student mentor.

Community Involvement

•Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids Program
•Member, BLG’s Student Committee
•Member, BLG’s Associates Committee
•Board Member and advisor to various companies and NPOs in Alberta

Publications & Presentations

•Co-Author, The Fall of the Green Wall: Legalizing Cannabis in Canada, BLG's Securities and Capital Markets Bulletin, April 2017.
•Co-Author, Alberta Investor Tax Credit Opens For Business, BLG Publication, January 16, 2017.
•Author, ACMPR: Same as it Ever Was - with More Options for Patients and Licensed Producers, BLG's Securities & Capital Markets Bulletin, August 2016.

Areas of Practice (7)

  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Securities
  • Capital Markets and Public Companies
  • Corporate Governance and Special Committees
  • Corporate Finance and Securities
  • Private Company
  • Debt Capital Markets

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
403.232.9600  Phone
403.266.1395  Fax
University Attended:
University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Business, B.Comm., with Distinction, 2005
Law School Attended:
University of Alberta, LL.B., 2008
Year of First admission:
2009, Alberta

Professional Involvement

•Member, Canadian Bar Association
•Member, Calgary Bar Association

Community Involvement

•Volunteer, BLG Reads to Kids Program
•Member, BLG's Student Committee
•Member, BLG's Associates Committee
•Board Member and advisor to various companies and NPOs in Alberta

Reported Cases:
Representative Work: Acting for Kelt Exploration Ltd. in connection with its aggregate $460mm private placement financings in 2014 and 2013 and Kelt's $307mm acquisition of Artek in 2015.; Acting for Beaumont Energy Inc. in connection with its $517mm acquisition by Whitecap Resources Inc. in 2015.; Acting for AutoCanada Inc. in connection with its $350mm financing in 2014 and $132mm financing in 2013.; Acting for Celtic Exploration Ltd. in connection with its $3.2b acquisition by ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. in 2013.; Acting for agents/underwriters in respect of equity/debt offerings and advisory work, including National Bank-led $25mm financing of High Arctic Energy Services Inc. in 2014 and Raymond James-led $172mm financing of Trinidad Drilling Ltd. in 2013.; Acting for start-ups across all industries.; Acting for private Canadian E&P companies in connection with equity offerings aggregating $300mm.; Acting for AltaLink, L.P. and its subsidiaries in connection with their aggregate $1b medium term note offerings.

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  • Calgary, AB
    Centennial Place, East Tower , 1900, 520 - 3rd Avenue S.W.
    Calgary, AB M5H 3Y4

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