Equity capital markets

Our equity capital markets team is experienced in international capital markets, delivering legal advice to a number of prominent corporations and financial institutions throughout Europe, the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, Africa and the Middle East.

We are particularly strong in the mid-market and handle all types of ECM transactions, from niche listings to global equity offerings for large multi-nationals across our key industry sectors: financial institutions; energy, infrastructure and resources; transport; technology; life sciences and healthcare; and consumer markets.

Our areas of work include

  • Block trades
  • Convertible bonds
  • Initial public offerings (IPOs)
  • Private placements
  • Rights issues and other secondary offerings
  • Securities exchange offers
  • US capital markets (SEC-registered public offerings, Rule 144A/Regulation S offerings, traditional “private placements” into the US, American Depository Receipt and Global Depository Receipt programs, SPAC listings, Sarbanes-Oxley, ongoing SEC requirements)

Market recognitions

  • Chambers Canada, Nationwide: Capital Markets, Chambers and Partners, 2023
  • Chambers Global, Canada: Capital Markets, Chambers and Partners, 2022
  • IFLR 1000 Canada: Capital Markets, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2022
  • IFLR 1000 Canada, Alberta: Capital Markets (Tier 1), Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2022
  • IFLR 1000 Canada, Ontario: Capital Markets, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2022
  • IFLR 1000 Canada, Québec: Capital Markets, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, 2022
  • Legal 500 Canada, Capital Markets, The Legal 500, 2023

Knowledge

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Publication

ICA thresholds increase, Competition Act merger thresholds unchanged