TORONTO (May 27, 2021) - Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP (Blakes) is proud to have been named Canada Banking & Finance Firm of the Year for the second consecutive year at the IFLR Americas Awards 2021. These awards recognize the year’s most significant and innovative deals from around the world. It is one of many awards that our top-ranked Financial Services team has recently garnered.
The Blakes Financial Services group handles a wide range of transactions each year, including many high-profile, multibillion-dollar banking matters. One highlight from 2020 was our work with long-time client Intact Financial Corporation on its proposed C$12.3-billion acquisition of RSA Insurance Group Plc.
“Our established team regularly works with the majority of banks and financial services companies in Canada, and so has deep sector and market insight across the country,” said Firm Managing Partner Bryson Stokes. “This award reflects that dedicated subject-matter expertise.”
Blakes is a driving force in the financial services sector in Canada, providing our clients with proactive and commercially actionable advice. The strength of our relationships with our clients and our commitment to delivering results that are meaningful to them is key to our success and helping our clients achieve their goals.