McCarthy Tétrault ranked as top Canadian advisor in 2015 year-end infrastructure league tables

Toronto, January 29, 2016 – This just in, we are once again the leading and only Canadian law firm ranked as one of the top 10 firms in North America by Infrastructure Journal.

According to Infrastructure Journal’s 2015 year-end league tables, McCarthy Tétrault ranked as the 1st Canadian law firm and the 8th global firm, on the North America Legal Advisers table, with 36 deals worth US $6.6 billion. Additionally, according to the publication’s online database, McCarthy Tétrault acted on 35 of the 53 (or 66%) of the project financing deals done in Canada in 2015 and was also the top ranked advisor for corporate finance deals in Canada, acting on 9 out of the 20 deals completed in Canada in 2015. McCarthy Tétrault was also the dominant firm in Ontario, acting on 24 out of 32 (or 75%) project finance transactions completed in the province. The tables cover the oil and gas, renewables, power, transport, social and defence, water, telecoms and mining sectors.

McCarthy Tétrault's projects practice is a recognized leader in Canada, advising on all aspects of project development and finance in the infrastructure, power, oil and gas, and mining sectors. In the last few years, we have acted on many of Canada's most significant projects, on behalf of a wide variety of interests both in North America and abroad. Clients succeed through the firm’s ability to mobilize an integrated team with specialized expertise in relevant sectors and practice areas for the best possible results, and have come to depend on McCarthy Tétrault’s lawyers to understand and anticipate the issues and find constructive solutions.

Infrastructure Journal is an online information resource that measures global infrastructure activity for investors, banks, sponsors, legal advisors and technical advisors throughout the project lifecycle. Its league tables track project finance and corporate finance activities, measure market activity and highlight the calculated risks taken by finance professionals engaged in the development of infrastructure assets around the world.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault LLP provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on an integrated approach to the practice of law and delivery of innovative client services, the firm brings its legal talent, industry insight and practice experience to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.