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Stacy McLean

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Recent representative experience includes acting for:

Investment Funds

  • CIBC on the launch of the first-ever Canadian Depositary Receipts ("CDRs"), a novel structured product providing Canadian investors with access to hedged fractional investing in large-cap foreign stocks

  • Disruption Ventures Limited Partnership in connection with its launch of a women-focused venture fund, the first private female-founded venture capital fund for women entrepreneurs, and its initial raise of C$13-million

  • Canoe Financial LP on its acquisition of the investment fund management contracts for nine Fiera Capital mutual funds from Fiera Capital Corporation

  • Canoe EIT Income Fund on its C$140-million series 1 preferred unit offering

  • CI Financial Corp. on its acquisition of Sentry Investments Inc. for C$780-million in cash and common shares of CI Financial Corp.

  • First Asset Capital Corp. in connection with CI Financial Corp.'s acquisition of First Asset Capital Corp. and the related change of control of the investment manager and regulatory approvals

  • TDB Split Corp. on a C$28,117,500 public offering of Class A and Priority Equity Shares

  • Dividend 15 Split Corp. II on a C$44,062,500 public offering of Class A and Preferred Shares

  • Financial 15 Split Corp. on a C$38,295,250 public offering of Class A and Preferred Shares

  • LogiQ Capital's corporate class mutual fund, LOGIQ Mutual Funds Ltd.

  • A syndicate of agents on a C$25-million offering of limited partnership units by NCE Diversified Flow-Through (16) Limited Partnership

  • A syndicate of agents on a C$14-million offering of limited partnership units by Canoe 2016 Flow-Through LP.

Corporate Finance

  • A Canadian financial institution in connection with its C$5-billion medium term notes (principal at risk structured notes) program and US$6-billion structured note program

  • A Canadian financial institution on its C$800-million offering of preferred shares (NVCC)

  • Ceres Global Ag Corp. in its C$75-million rights offering of common shares in Canada and the United States

Awards & Recognition
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 - Lawyer of the Year (Mutual Funds Law)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2021-2023 (Mutual Funds Law)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2021 (Investment Funds)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory - 2020-2021 (Corporate Finance & Securities)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2020 (Investment Funds)
Professional Activities

Stacy is a director of Stop Community Food Centre and a governance committee member of Ronald McDonald House Charities Canada. She is also a member of Women in Capital Markets and the Alternative Investment Management Association.

Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2002
J.D., University of Toronto - 2001
B.Comm., Queen's University - 1998
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