Mark Mielke

(he/him)

Associate

Calgary

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Education & Qualifications

  • Alberta Bar (2017)
  • Certificate in Canadian Securities Law and Practice (Osgoode Hall Law School, 2020)
  • JD (Dalhousie, 2016)
  • Master of Science, Urban Economic Development, with Distinction (University College London, 2013)
  • BA, Economics (Alberta, 2011)

Mark Mielke focuses his practice on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities.

Mark works with a wide range of businesses, from start-ups to publicly traded companies, in Calgary’s technology, life sciences, cannabis and transportation sectors.

He regularly advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, public and private equity transactions, continuous disclosure requirements, capital raising and corporate finance, and amalgamations and reorganizations. Mark also advises clients on TSX and TSX-V placements and regulatory compliance.

Mark has worked with numerous health professionals – including veterinarians, dentists and optometrists – on the acquisition and disposition of medical practices clinics in Alberta.

Before entering law, Mark obtained his Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Alberta, a Master of Science in Urban Economic Development from the University College London and worked at a major Canadian financial institution.

Mark’s mergers and acquisitions experience includes advising clients on:

  • The acquisition of a transportation company valued at over $100 million
  • The purchase of an Ontario-based transportation company valued at over $75 million
  • The purchase of various hotels valued at over $50 million
  • The purchase of a car dealership valued at over $40 million
  • The sale of a software company valued at over $25 million
  • The sale of an entertainment business valued at over $18 million
  • The purchase of a transportation company valued at over $10 million
  • The sale of a cannabis retail chain valued at over $8 million
  • The sale of a renewable energy company valued at over $6 million
  • The purchase of a transportation company valued at over $5 million
  • The purchase of a warehousing and logistics company valued at over $5 million
  • The sale of dentistry, veterinary and optometry practices

Mark’s corporate finance experience includes:

  • Acted for a TSX listed issuer in its $8.5 million private placement
  • Acted for TSX listed issuer in its $500,000 private placement
  • Acted for a TSX-V listed issuer in its $700,000 private placement
  • Acted for technology company in its $1.5 million private placement
  • Acted for a cannabis producer in its $3 million private placement
  • Acting for a borrower with respect to credit facilities totaling $125 million
  • Acted as counsel for a cannabis producer in its $700,000 private placement
  • Schulich Scholarship of Law , Dalhousie University (2016)