Securities

  • Public and private companies alike are subject to Canadian securities laws. Operating in compliance with Canada’s ever-changing securities regulatory framework can be a challenge for companies. Whether a company is looking for assistance in raising funds, seeking to list on a stock exchange, or simply needs guidance on public disclosure and navigating mandatory detailed and potentially costly disclosure requirements, EKB is able to help. EKB has the knowledge and experience to assist companies on a range of securities law matters.

    EKB’s services related to securities law matters include the following:

    • Initial and secondary public offerings of debt and equity
    • Listings on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX), the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V) and the Canadian Stock Exchange (CSE)
    • Private placements
    • Takeover bids
    • Corporate governance
    • Continuous disclosure requirements

    Notable transactions EKB has been involved in include:

    • Acting for a multinational mining corporation in a series of debt offerings to U.S. institutional investors totalling US $730 million
    • Acting for a multinational mining corporation in an issue of $468 million in common shares to Canadian and U.S. investors