BC: Power-Up Your Private Placements: Streamline Execution and Get Funded

Join us for a panel discussion with industry experts as they dive into the current state of the private placements market.

This event is an opportunity for attendees to gain valuable insights into how IROs can play a more pivotal role in private placements. Discover the latest data and learn how to amplify and streamline the private placements process for optimal results. This event is eligible for 2 CEUs.

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Date: Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Time: 1:00 - 2:00pm PT
Format: Panel Discussion (Virtual)
Cost: Free for CIRI members, $25 for non-members (plus taxes)
The virtual link will be provided to those registered one week in advance

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What You Will Learn

  • An understanding of the current state of the private placements market, with key data and insights;
  • The best practices to secure financing and amplify your deals;
  • Gain insights into the ways IROs can advance your private placements efforts; and
  • Learn the best way to present your company to financiers and investors.

Who Should Attend

This event is intended for anyone who takes part in the process of private placements and wants to gain more insight on the market and the process involved.  


Robert Doyle, Director, Faraday Copper Corp. & Orezone Gold Corporation
Robert Doyle has more than 20 years of international experience in corporate finance, management and capital planning with roles in advisory, banking and public companies. Robert previously served as the Chief Financial Officer of Pan American Silver Corp., a TSX and NASDAQ-listed mining company. Robert serves as a Director and Audit Committee Chair of Faraday Copper Corp., and a Director of Orezone Gold Corporation.

Previously, he served as a Director of Maverix Metals Inc. Robert also serves as a board member and co-chair of the Investment and Finance Committee of The Nature Trust of BC, a non-profit conservation organization. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and a Graduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Cape Town and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. In 2019, he was recognized as British Columbia’s CFO of the Year by “Business in Vancouver” for large public companies.

Nikki Graham, Associate, Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Nikki Graham practises business law at Norton Rose Fulbright, with a focus on securities law and general corporate and commercial matters. She advises public and private companies on capital market transactions, corporate finance transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, securities regulatory compliance, corporate governance, commercial contracts and mining law. Nikki has advised issuers and underwriters in a wide range of financing transactions, including initial public offerings, private placements and alternative forms of equity and debt financing.

Formerly, Nikki was the general counsel and corporate secretary of Whitehorse Gold Corp. and Corporate Counsel to Silvercorp Metals Inc. and New Pacific Metals Corp.

Tim McKenzie, Director, TMX dealLINX
Tim McKenzie is the Director of TMX dealLINX, an innovative digital platform assisting issuers raising capital via non-brokered private placements. Since bringing TMX dealLINX to market in 2021, Tim has been instrumental in growing the product and market awareness across Canada.

Prior to his various roles at TMX Group, Tim gained experience at a UK based asset management firm, as well as a leading American financial institution.

Arash Adnani, Founder and President, Blender Media Inc. (Moderator)
Arash Adnani is the Founder and President of Blender Media Inc, one of North America’s leading digital agencies for publicly traded companies. Blender has worked with over 500 clients, including some of North America’s emerging energy & natural resources companies. In 2020 he founded PrivatePlacements.com as the first platform to aggregate all financing data by all Canadian listed issuers, providing investors with a one stop shop to discover, analyze and access financing offerings.

In 2014 he was named to Business In Vancouver’s Forty Under 40 list. His firm has appeared in the Profit Hot 50 list, topping the Western Canadian category and was also awarded as one of Business in Vancouver’s fastest growing companies. Despite the client list and accolades, Arash finds time to give back to his community both with the work that he does at Blender Media and in his time away from the office. His firm has worked with various charities including United Gospel Mission through The Hope Recovery Project where he sat on the board of directors.  


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance for reimbursement. Please contact Brittany Snell if you need to cancel your registration.

3/29/2023 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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