Eric Malysa

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP


Biography

Eric Malysa practises corporate and commercial law, with a primary focus on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and a secondary focus on capital market transactions and securities. Eric has experience advising both domestic and international clients on a variety of public and private M&A transactions, corporate restructuring transactions, private equity and venture capital transactions, corporate governance, shelf prospectus equity and debt offerings, continuous disclosure, regulatory compliance, due diligence and general corporate matters.

Eric is located in Vancouver and advises on matters in both Alberta and British Columbia.  Prior to relocating to our Vancouver office in 2020, Eric first joined our Calgary office as a summer student in 2014 and articled in 2015.  During his articles, Eric completed a secondment in the legal department of Imperial Oil Limited where he gained valuable commercial in-house legal experience.  Prior to joining us, Eric held positions in finance, strategy and market research with public and private international corporations.


Professional experience

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J.D., Thompson Rivers University, 2015
International Business Certificate (Distinction), Grenoble École de Management, 2011
B.B.A. (Hons.), Simon Fraser University, 2010
  • British Columbia 2021
  • Alberta 2016
Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Acquisition of a digital pharmacy business by a strategic acquiror
  • Acquisition of a Canadian healthcare rehabilitation business by a strategic acquiror
  • Toscana Energy Income Corporation (TSE:TEIC) on its acquisition by i3 Energy plc (AIM: I3E) by way of plan of arrangement
  • H.I.S. Group and its affiliates on the acquisition of Red Label Vacations, the parent company of TravelBrands, itravel2000.com, the Travel Experts and redtag.ca
Governance & Corporate Structuring
  • A global diversified oil field services client on a global corporate reorganization involving over $1 billion of assets
  • EnergyLink Corporation, an international EPCM business, on its corporate North American structuring and related transactions
  • Committee of independent directors of a multinational oilfield services client regarding duties of directors in the context of director conflict of interest and confidentiality considerations in connection with a proposed restructuring and hostile takeover bid of a competitor
Public Debt and Equity Offerings
  • The underwriters for Inter Pipeline Ltd.'s (TSE:IPL):
    • C$200 million public offering of commons shares;
    • C$750 million public offering of 6.875% fixed-to-floating rate subordinated hybrid notes due March 26, 2079; and
    • C$700 million public offering of 6.625% fixed-to-floating rate subordinated hybrid notes due November 19, 2079
Venture Capital Investments
  • A junior diagnostic technology company on its Series A raise and related general corporate advice
  • A junior life sciences pharmaceutical company on the private placement of convertible debentures and related corporate structuring 
  • Dean's List, TRU Faculty of Law, 2014 & 2015
  • Dean's Course Prize for highest standing in Administrative Law course, TRU Faculty of Law, 2014
  • Dean's Course Prize for highest standing in Secured Transactions course, TRU Faculty of Law, 2013
  • Graduation with Distinction, Grenoble École de Management, 2011
  • President's Honour Roll, Simon Fraser University, 2010
  • Dean's Honour Roll, Simon Fraser University, 2010
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Law Society of British Columbia
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Calgary Bar Association