Stikeman Elliott and Owen Bird leading law firms in exempt financing – CPE Media Leaderboard

CPE Media is pleased to release our third Leaderboard: leading law firms in exempt financing.

In January 2019, 41 law firms were reported by exempt financing issuers as their financing legal counsels. 13 law firms are among the top ten law firms in terms of deal values and deal numbers. They are Owen Bird Law Corporation, BCF LLP, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Northwest Law Group, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, Burstall LLP, TingleMerrett LLP, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Goodmans LLP, and Dentons Canada LLP.

Owen Bird Law Corporation led with 34 deals for $71 million in total deal values in January 2019.

Leading Law Firms by Number of Deals

RankingLaw Firm Name
1Owen Bird Law Corporation
2BCF LLP
3Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
4Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
5Northwest Law Group
6McCarthy Tétrault LLP
7Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
8DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
9Burstall LLP
10TingleMerrett LLP

Stikeman Elliott LLP led with $1 billion in total deal values in 2 deals in January 2019.

Leading Law Firms by Total Deal Values

RankingLaw Firm Name
1Stikeman Elliott LLP
2McCarthy Tétrault LLP
3Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
4Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
5DLA Piper (Canada) LLP
6Owen Bird Law Corporation
7Goodmans LLP
8Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
9Dentons Canada LLP
10Burstall LLP

Methodology/disclaimer
Listing/ranking subject to change as new information becomes available

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Ted Liu

Ted Liu, M.Sc. (Mining), MBA (Finance), is the Editor of Private Capital Journal, CanadaMetals.ca, TechWire.ca, and the former Editor of Canadian Private Equity. Ted has been passionately tracking Canadian private capital industry since 1992, having most recently served as Research Director for The Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (CVCA).

Ted is the architect of CVCA infobase, and is the architect of CPE Media's Financings.ca, Canada's most sophisticated and advanced all private capital and public market financing database.