Torys ranks among Canada's top corporate finance legal advisers in Q1 2011

April 29, 2011

Thomson Reuters, Financial Post Dealmakers and Bloomberg's Q1 2011 corporate finance league tables rank Torys as among the top law firms globally to advise on corporate finance transactions.

The results summarized here are based on transaction values, not counts:

Thomson Reuters

  • In the category of advising issuers of Canadian debt offerings, Torys ranked first, with five transactions valued at C$1.547 billion.
  • In the category of advising managers of Canadian debt offerings, Torys ranked first, with seven transactions valued at C$3.209 billion.

Financial Post Dealmakers

  • In the category of advising issuers of Canadian equity offerings, Torys ranked first, with 4 transactions valued at C$1.264 billion.
  • In the category of advising issuers of Canadian debt and equity offerings combined, Torys ranked fourth, with 8 transactions valued at C$2.469 billion.
  • In the category of advising underwriters of Canadian equity offerings, Torys ranked fifth, with 9 transactions valued at C$750 million.
  • In the category of advising issuers of Canadian debt offerings, Torys ranked sixth, with 4 transactions valued at C$1.204 billion.
  • In the category of advising underwriters of Canadian debt and equity offerings combined, Torys ranked seventh, with 10 transactions valued at C$975.3 million.
  • In the category of advising underwriters of Canadian debt offerings, Torys ranked tenth, with 1 transactions valued at C$225 million.
  • In the category of advising issuers on the 10 largest common share and public trust offerings in Canada, Torys ranked
  • In the category of advising issuers on the 10 largest debt offerings in Canada, Torys ranked ninth for advising Canadian Capital Auto Receivables Asset Trust II in its C$744.60 million public notes offering.

Bloomberg

  • In the category of advising issuers of Canadian common equity, income trust, convertible and preferred offerings, Torys ranked first, with 4 transactions valued at US$1.281 billion.
  • In the category of advising issuers of Canadian common equity and income trust offerings, Torys ranked first, with 2 transactions valued at US$840 million.
  • In the category of advising Canadian corporate issuers, Torys ranked second, with 5 transactions valued at C$3.074 billion
  • In the category of advising Canadian corporate managers, Torys ranked second, with 4 transactions valued at C$2.335 billion.
  • In the category of advising issuers of Canadian equity and equity-linked offerings, Torys ranked second, with 2 transactions valued at US$840 million.
  • In the category of advising managers of Canadian equity and equity-linked offerings, Torys ranked fifth, with 5 transactions valued at US$378 million.
  • In the category of advising managers of Canadian common equity, income trust, convertible and preferred offerings, Torys ranked fifth, with 8 transactions valued at US$680 million.
  • In the category of advising managers of Canadian common equity and income trust offerings, Torys ranked fifth, with 4 transactions valued at US$349 million.
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