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Payton Holliss, Associate

Payton Holliss

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2017
Language(s) English
Office(s) Calgary, Toronto


Payton’s practice is focused on securities and capital markets, mergers and acquisitions and commercial transactions.

Payton acts on mergers and acquisitions, amalgamations, private placements, public offerings and going-public transactions. He also advises on commercial transactions, securities regulatory and continuous disclosure matters.

His experience as a secondee to one of Canada's leading transportation companies has provided Payton with a breadth of experience which he routinely applies to his work with clients' commercial matters.

Prior to joining Fasken, Payton practiced with a prominent law firm in Calgary.


Client Work

  • First Quantum Minerals Completes US$1.3 Billion Senior Notes Offering,
  • GoGold Resources Inc. completes bought-deal short form prospectus offering of common shares totalling C$65 million,
  • IAMGOLD Corporation completes sale of its interest in Rosebel Gold Mines to Zijin Mining for approximately US$360 million in cash and release of US$41 million in liabilities,
  • Majority stake in Dig Insights acquired by Beringer Capital,
  • Acted for Star Royalties Ltd. in the strategic investment by Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in its subsidiary, Green Star Royalties Ltd.,
  • Saturn Oil & Gas Inc. closes C$20.6 million bought deal offering,
  • ROK Resources Inc. announces closing of upsized bought public offering of subscription receipts to raise gross proceeds of C$17,300,000,
  • Steppe Gold announces US$65 million in project finance and working capital debt facility to fast track phase 2 construction,
  • Atlas Copco acquires CPC Pumps International Inc.,

Career & Education


  • JD Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University
  • BMOS (Honours) University of Western Ontario

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