Diligence Pays Dividends
By representing equities in multi sectors we offset investor risk no different than the approach we would take in our own investment portfolios.
Brisco acts on a referral basis, all clients are scrutinized through layers of due diligence by capital market members in order to protect the investment community we represent. The system is not perfect by any means but every precaution is needed to avoid investment losses in today’s volatile market.
”Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing.- Pele
Sector and capitalization may differ however the business investment successes below all have one thing in common.
Brisco Capital was retained by Alter NRG in July 2011, the company was then sold to Harvest International at $5.00 cash in March of 2015.
Alter NRG Plasma Gasification Solution was able to transform all types of waste – from household waste to hazardous waste – and convert it into many different types of useful, renewable energy such as electricity, replacing higher cost fuel oil or liquefied natural gas, or even create diesel fuel or ethanol.
Anglo Potash Campaign initiated at $0.13 and bought by BHP Billiton in July 2008 at $8.15 cash.
The acquisition provided BHP Billiton with 100 per cent control of the Canadian potash Joint Venture development project established between BHP Billiton and Anglo Potash in June 2006.
Antares Mineral campaign initiated at $1.35 and bought by First Quantum at $6.35 October, 2010.
Antares was a successful mineral exploration company with highly experienced technical and management teams. Antares was focused on precious and base metal exploration properties in Latin America that can be quickly and cost-effectively advanced to the discovery and production stage. In addition to the Haquira Project in Peru, Antares was also currently exploring the Rio Grande (Cu-Au porphyry) project in Salta Province of NW Argentina in a 50/50 option/joint-venture basis with Pachamama Resources Ltd., a spin-off from Mansfield Minerals Inc.
Basis100 Inc. is a business solutions provider to the mortgage lending community.
Through its successful strategic partnerships with other industry leaders and advancements in its proprietary technology, Basis100 offers a vast array of collateral assessment solutions from automated valuation models (AVM) to full appraisals to aid customers in their lending decisions. In 2004, Basis100 Inc. was acquired by First American Corporation (FAF:NYSE).
Canadian Crude Separators
Canadian Crude Separators, which became CCS Income Trust. The campaign initiated in 2002 at $2.50 and went private in 2007 at an equivalent of $96.00.
In 2002, CCS converted into the CCS Income Trust and acquired Prodrill Fluid Technologies, which was a supplier of drilling fluids and engineering services. Later in 2006, CCS acquired HMI, Alberta’s leading metal recyling company and Lionhead Engineering, an innovative regulatory solutions provider.
Centurion Energy International Campaign initiated in 2002 at $0.58 and was sold to Dana Oil and gas in early 2007 at $12.00.
It was the number one trading equity on the TSX in 2005. Locally owned and operated, Centurion Energy Services Ltd. was established in 2004. Since then, Centurion has proudly built a strong team of tradespeople with a commitment to their craft and clients.
Explorator Resources Inc. and Sociedad Punta del Cobre S.A. entered into an acquisition agreement whereby a wholly-owned subsidiary of Pucobre offered to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Explorator that Pucobre did not already own for $0.685 in cash per share. The acquisition cost to Pucobre was approximately $55 million for approximately 83% of the Company, on a fully-diluted basis. The $0.685 per share cash consideration represents a 37% premium over the closing price of Explorator’s common shares on the TSX Venture Exchange on March 25, 2011 and a 36% premium based on the 20-day volume weighted average price of the common shares over the period ended March 25, 2011.
Galway Resources is a well-capitalized company, primarily focused on the exploration of gold and silver in Colombia. The Company has two drill programs underway at the California and Vetas gold-silver projects, located in northeastern Colombia. At California, with three drill rigs operating, the Company has reported 150 holes from surface, comprising over 46,000 meters drilled. At the nearby Vetas gold-silver project, where two rigs are drilling underground and a third recently started from surface, results have been reported on 24 holes which represents just over 10,000 meters of drilling. The Company also has the Victorio tungsten-molybdenum project, with excellent infrastructure, located in southwestern New Mexico.
Result Energy acquired by TOG Oil and Gas November, 2009.
Result management had pursued a focused, pure play strategy of growing its exposure to the emerging Cardium light sweet oil play. Result had amassed an asset base that included 150 net sections of oil fields, more than $120 million in tax pools and horizontal drilling equipment.
Invicta Energy Corp. was acquired by Whitecap Resources Inc., April 30, 2013.Whitecap has acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Invicta for $219,324 in cash and the issuance of an aggregate of 4,832,188 common shares of Whitecap and also assumed Invicta’s debt.
Tonbridge purchased by Enbridge in 2011.
Tonbridge was a Toronto-based developer of electrical transmission assets, whose principal asset is a 100% interest in Montana Alberta Tie Ltd.
TORC Oil & Gas Ltd bought Vero Energy Inc. in September 2012 for $3.00.
Vero was a publicly traded Canadian energy company involved in the exploration, development and production of oil, natural gas and liquids in Alberta.
Alcanna Inc. (TSX: CLIQ) and YSS Corp. (TSX-V: YSS; WCN: A2PMAX; and OTCQB: YSSCF) are pleased to announce the execution of a business combination agreement dated January 18, 2021, pursuant to which Alcanna will spin-out its retail cannabis business and combine with YSS to launch a new discount-focused cannabis retailer in an all-stock transaction that will result in the reverse take-over of YSS by Alcanna. Eight Capital and Cormark Securities Inc., have been engaged to lead a minimum $25.0 million equity financing of an affiliate of Alcanna in connection with the Transaction.