Dentons Canada hires Alex Farcas, Kevin Rooney, Ora Wexler from Baker & McKenzie

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CPE Media News (1/17/2019) – Dentons Canada LLP has added three new partners, Alex Farcas, Kevin Rooney and Ora Wexler, to its securities and M&A practice in Toronto.

The trio, all former partners at Baker & McKenzie’s Toronto office, will focus on public and private capital markets transactions and domestic and cross-border M&A.

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Dentons welcomes three new partners to its Securities and M&A practice in Toronto

TORONTO, Jan. 17, 2019 /CNW/ – Dentons Canada is pleased to welcome Kevin Rooney, Alex Farcas and Ora Wexler as the newest additions to the Firm’s Corporate group.

Based in Toronto, Kevin, Alex and Ora bring significant securities and public M&A experience and will focus on public and private capital markets transactions and domestic and cross-border M&A.

“We are pleased to welcome this impressive team of exceptional talent to Dentons,” said Blair McCreadie, Managing Partner of Dentons’ Toronto office. “This team of partners will both increase the bench strength of Dentons’ transactional practice and add to our depth of knowledge and experience in a number of key sectors, including mining, financial services, life sciences, biotechnology, technology and renewable energy. We are seeing tremendous growth in our Toronto office, and the arrival of this group only further reinforces our commitment to being the leading global law firm in Canada.”

Kevin is recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of mining and natural resources and has experience in a wide variety of financing and M&A transactions. During his extensive legal career, he has been involved in numerous offerings of equities securities, corporate reorganizations and restructurings, takeover bids, acquisitions and dissident proxy solicitations.

Alex focuses his practice on public and private capital market transactions, as well as domestic and cross-border M&A. He regularly acts for underwriters and issuers, advising on going pubic transactions and listings on the TSX, and TSX Venture and the Canadian Securities Exchanges.

Ora’s practice centers on public and private capital market transactions and securities regulatory matters. She regularly advises on stock exchange listings, corporate governance, continuous disclosure obligations and other capital market regulatory compliance matters. Ora’s strong securities law practice has also provided her with numerous opportunities to act on behalf of both underwriters and issuers in IPOs and subsequent offerings.

About Dentons
Dentons is the world’s largest law firm, delivering quality and value to clients around the globe. Dentons is a leader on the Acritas Global Elite Brand Index, a BTI Client Service 30 Award winner and recognized by prominent business and legal publications for its innovations in client service, including founding Nextlaw Labs and the Nextlaw Referral Network. Dentons’ polycentric approach and world-class talent challenge the status quo to advance client interests in the communities in which we live and work.

SOURCE Dentons Canada LLP

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