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Corporate Finance & Securities

The challenges and obstacles of raising capital in today’s markets are manifold. Stock exchange policies and securities regulations are becoming increasingly complicated and can act as barriers to accessing capital.

Whether you are a listed company, a private company aspiring to go public, or an entrepreneur with drive, Maxis Law has the experience to help you navigate the regulatory obstacles to raising capital in Canadian markets.

Our team of skilled lawyers has helped numerous companies in navigating this complex regulatory framework to obtain regular access to capital markets. Our understanding of the law, relationships with regulatory bodies and stock exchanges, and our solutions-oriented practice ensure that our clients are afforded the best possible service.

We have assisted clients on various equity, debt, and project financings and corporate finance-related matters, including, initial public offerings, CPC’s (capital pool companies), rights offerings, prospectus offerings, bought deals, private placements, cross-border financings, debt financings, trust indentures, convertible debt, and complex project financing in the mining industry.

Our legal team has the skills and experience to efficiently and effectively assist our clients in obtaining regular access to various Canadian capital markets. Our client-driven service approach consists of taking the time to listen to our clients so that we can best understand their short-term and long-term capital needs. We provide our clients with strategic advice on various financing structures, while aiding our clients in selecting and completing the appropriate financing transactions on a timely basis.

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