Andrew W.  Aziz

Andrew W. Aziz

Partner, Corporate

Co-Chair: Investment Funds

Key Contact: Digital Assets and Blockchain

Contact Information

tel: 416.862.6840



Bar Admission

Ontario, 1988


  • University of Western Ontario, LL.B.
  • University of Western Ontario, B.A.



Andrew’s practice covers many areas of corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on corporate finance, financial institutions work and investment funds. He has acted for both issuers and underwriters on a variety of corporate finance matters including both public offerings and private placements. He has extensive retail structured products, ETFs and investment fund experience. Andrew also specializes in mergers and acquisitions by financial services firms, and in investment fund mergers and restructurings.

  • Ether Capital

    Ether Capital in its offering of units and concurrent private placement

  • Purpose Financial

    Purpose Financial in its $53.5 million investment by Allianz X

  • 3iQ Corp. and The Bitcoin Fund

    Successful hearing before the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) and subsequent initial public offering of the first publicly-traded bitcoin investment fund in the world

  • Wealthsimple

    Wealthsimple for Advisors in its acquisition by Purpose Advisor Solutions

  • KingSett Capital

    KingSett Capital on behalf of KingSett Real Estate Growth LP No.7, KingSett Canadian Real Estate Income Fund and other investors, in connection with its $4.9 billion acquisition, with Starlight Investments, of Northview Apartment REIT

  • Ether Capital Corporation

    The dealers in connection with Ether Capital Corporation's private offering of subscription receipts and reverse take-over transaction

  • 3iQ Corp.

    3iQ Corp. in connection with Canada’s first multiple digital currency investment fund

  • Purpose Investments Inc.

    Purpose Investments Inc. in its acquisition of LOGiQ Asset Management for approximately $32 million

  • Find More

  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Recognized in Investment Funds (Band 1) and Investment Funds: Fund Formation
    • "[Andrew is a] solution-oriented" adviser who is "able to provide practical advice in an efficient manner."
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory: Recognized in Investment Funds & Asset Management - Investment Funds; Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance & Securities
  • The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada: Recognized in Corporate Commercial Law; Corporate Finance & Securities
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Recognized in Corporate Law; Private Funds Law

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Ontario