Osler ranked #1 advisor to Canadian capital markets issuers and underwriters for 2023

Rosalind Hunter, Desmond Lee

Jan 16, 2024

Osler is proud to once again be ranked as the #1 legal advisor to issuers and underwriters for combined equity and debt offerings by value, according to the Financial Post’s full-year 2023 Canadian capital markets league table results. Osler is also the #1 legal advisor on debt offerings for issuers and underwriters by value and deal count and was ranked the #4 legal advisor on equity offerings for issuers, advising on 11 equity offerings valued at $828 million.

According to the FP Dealmakers Legal report, total transaction value of combined equity and debt offerings in Canada in 2023 was $199.7 billion represented by 269 deals. As noted by Osler’s Rosalind Hunter, partner and Co-Chair, Capital Markets in a recent article in The Globe and Mail, while 2023 was a slow year for IPOs, there is renewed optimism broadly in the markets about deal activity in 2024.

With offices in Toronto, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa, Vancouver and New York, Osler is consistently recognized as one of Canada’s leading capital markets firms. Our clients include major Canadian corporations, well-known multinationals, entrepreneurial and growth-oriented businesses and Canadian and global investment banks engaged in capital markets activities in Canada, the United States and internationally.