Sharagim Habibi
Associate | Calgary
Calgary: 403-260-9689

Sharagim practises corporate and securities law with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance, continuous disclosure, securities registration, and other securities and corporate law matters.

Sharagim has experience representing both private companies and publicly traded issuers on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), the TSX Venture Exchange (TSXV) and U.S.-based stock exchanges. He has also been involved in a number of domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, and debt and equity securities offerings.


Recent representative transactions include advising:

Mergers and Acquisitions

  • A New York Stock Exchange-listed issuer on its acquisition of Canadian entities as part of its North American expansion

  • A TSXV-listed issuer on a reverse take-over involving a private U.S. technology company

  • A TSX-listed issuer on its plan of arrangement with a private Canadian oil exploration company

  • A TSX-listed technology issuer on its acquisition of two private entities in the technology market space

  • Private and public issuers in respect of mergers and acquisitions, including plans of arrangement, amalgamations, share purchase transactions and asset purchase transactions

  • Private and public issuers in respect of organizing, reorganization and restructuring of corporations, partnerships, trusts, limited liability companies and other entities

Corporate Finance

  • A real estate investment trust on its offering of C$600-million in debt and equity

  • A TSX-listed issuer on its issuance of over C$400-million in short-term notes

  • Various investment banks and major Canadian banks on bought-deal and other corporate finance transactions

  • Various issuers in respect of public offerings, including initial public offerings, issuer bids, rights offerings and other equity offerings and debt offerings

  • Public issuers on short form and long form prospectus offerings

Regulatory and Compliance

  • Public issuers in respect of preparation of continuous disclosure documents, circulars and associated compliance requirements

  • Securities dealers, funds and other registrants in respect of registration, compliance and ongoing securities law obligations

  • Issuers in respect of obligations under anti-money laundering legislation, the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorism Financing Act (PCMLTFA) and the Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)

Sharagim is also active in emerging market sectors including blockchain and cannabis. He has advised various entities in respect of acquisitions of licenced producers in the cannabis space, financing of cannabis entities and regulatory matters under medical and proposed adult-use (recreational) cannabis legislation (including: Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes Regulations (ACMPR); Narcotic Control Regulations; Cannabis Act; and Bill 26 (Alberta) - An Act to Control and Regulate Cannabis). He has also worked with a publically-listed cannabis licenced producer in respect of cross-border regulatory issues.