McCarthy Tétrault tops the Financial Post’s debt and equities Q1 2016 league tables

Toronto, May 5, 2016 — The Financial Post’s Legal Post Q1 2016 league tables are out and McCarthy Tétrault led in several debt and equities tables as Canadian legal counsel to issuers during the quarter.

McCarthy Tétrault ranked number one in the following areas:

  • #1 advisor to underwriters on combined debt and equity offerings (by deal value) worth a total of $5.42 billion
  • #1 advisor to underwriters on debt offerings (by deal value and deal count) for five deals worth a combined $3.97 billion
  • #1 advisor to issuers on equity offerings (by deal value and deal count) worth a combined $3.65 billion

Additionally, the firm advised Enbridge Inc., as its Canadian adviser to the issuer, on its $2.3 billion cross-border equity offering, the largest equity deal of the quarter. The firm also acted on eight (8/20) of the largest public offerings of equity by Canadian issuers in Q1 2016.

McCarthy Tétrault’s Capital Markets Group advises clients in a wide range of industries in sophisticated and innovative domestic, cross-border and international capital-raising transactions. They have leading expertise in structuring securities offerings, regulatory compliance, corporate governance and disclosure issues.

Financial Post’s Legal Post derives its league table information from its FP New Issues database, available through Infomart.

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.