Chris advises clients on a wide variety of capital markets transactions, including public offerings and private placements of securities, financings, and mergers and acquisitions. He has significant experience with public and private investment products, and regularly advises Canadian and international asset managers on strategically building out their investment platforms.
He regularly provides advice to leading fund managers and investment dealers on the formation, structuring, development and offering of investment products, including alternative, open-end, closed-end, exchange-traded and private equity funds, and other pooled investments. Chris also advises clients on registration and regulatory compliance, corporate governance and other securities regulatory matters.
Chris has spent time on secondment at some of Canada’s largest and most innovative investment firms. He was a summer student at Blakes after his second year of law school and articled with the Firm upon graduation.