Markus' primary focus is on international and Canadian domestic merger and acquisition transactions. He has acted for offerors and targets on negotiated and unsolicited acquisitions, as well as purchasers and vendors in connection with asset and share purchase transactions.
He has an active capital markets practice, acting for issuers, investors and dealers, with a particular emphasis on private investments in public equities (PIPEs), cross-border offerings and structured finance. In addition, he has acted for issuers in connection with their listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
Markus also advises on a wide range of securities compliance and general corporate and commercial matters. He regularly acts on transactions involving participants in the natural resource and numerous other industry sectors.
Markus practised in the Firm's London, England office for four years, from 2007 to 2011.