Stikeman Elliott is a dominant legal presence in Canadian securities markets. Our clients enjoy the benefit of this experience, which, together with the depth of our relationships with market regulators, is critical to ensuring transaction certainty.

Our team’s expertise spans private placements for early-stage issuers to domestic and multi-jurisdictional equity and debt offerings, structured products, REITs and regulatory compliance. This allows us to quickly identify and provide solutions when challenges arise. While we routinely advise on all manner of corporate finance transactions, we are known for our passionate pursuit of creative solutions and innovative structures that will satisfy regulatory scrutiny.

Stikeman Elliott attracts many of Canada’s most sophisticated mandates, while our constant interaction with market regulators keeps us on top of the latest developments, unwritten practices and policies.

Our Expertise

  • Alternative trading systems
  • Bought deals
  • Compliance
  • Enforcement
  • High-yield debt offerings
  • Initial public offerings
  • Maple bonds
  • Medium-term note (MTN) programs
  • Multi-jurisdictional offerings
  • Overnight marketed offerings
  • Private placements
  • PIPE transactions
  • Registration
  • Rights offerings
  • Secondary offerings
  • Self-Regulatory Organizations
  • SPACs
  • Stock exchange listings
  • Corporate Law Firm of the Year - Best Lawyers in Canada 2019
  • Chambers Canada 2020 for Capital Markets
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 for Corporate Finance & Securities
  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2020 for Securities
  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2020 for Capital Markets
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