Renee Ratke has over 30 years of domestic and cross-border capital markets and M&A experience and has acted for clients in some of the largest transactions in Canada.
Renee’s practice focuses on capital market transactions, mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, reporting issuer compliance, corporate governance, and shareholder activism and proxy contests. She also practices general corporate and commercial law.
Renee has served as the lead partner for numerous clients in variety of industries. She has represented both public and private companies. Her current clients include oil and gas exploration and oil sands companies.
Renee has acted as the principal legal advisor for clients in several public and private equity and debt financings in Canada and the United States. She has extensive experience in both friendly and hostile take-over bids and complicated plans of arrangements and corporate reorganizations. Renee regularly advises issuers in connection with continuous disclosure obligations, stock exchange matters, corporate governance requirements and general corporate and commercial matters.
Renee is the Corporate Secretary of BlackPearl Resources Inc., a TSX-listed company. She was also the Corporate Secretary of Veresen Inc., a TSX-listed company, for several years.
Renee is a member of the Institute of Corporate Directors.