Canada’s leading public companies and investment dealers regularly turn to us to handle their corporate finance transactions and securities regulatory matters, tapping into our national and international presence to access our exceptional cross-border capability in principal markets.
We have extensive experience with public offerings, including initial public offerings, acquisition finance and innovative fund structures, as well as private placements. We routinely advise corporations, trusts and investment banks on all types of securities regulatory matters and have unsurpassed knowledge of securities regulation gained, in part, through our work with Canadian securities regulators.
To view a list of our most recent representative matters, please visit Equity Capital Markets , or Debt Capital Markets.
In 2020, Blakes once again led the capital markets league tables in Canada by deal count in the following categories:
No. 1 in equity, equity-linked and preferred offerings for issuers and underwriters combined (Bloomberg)
No. 1 in equity and equity-related offerings for issuers and underwriters combined (Refinitiv)
Blakes received the British Columbia Impact Deal of the Year award at the International Financial Law Review (IFLR) inaugural 2020 IFLR1000 Canada Awards for our work on the Aritzia C$437-million secondary offering.