Torys ranks first among Canada's top corporate finance legal advisers in 2012

August 08, 2012

Bloomberg and Financial Post Dealmakers' 2012 second quarter corporate finance league tables rank Torys as among the top law firms in the world to advise on corporate finance transactions.

The results summarized here are based on transaction values.

Bloomberg

  • In the category of advising managers of Canadian equity and equity-linked offerings, Torys ranked 1st, 18 transactions valued at US$3.345 billion.
  • In the category of advising managers of Canadian equity offerings, Torys ranked 1st, with 14 transactions valued at US$3.087 billion.
  • In the category of advising managers of Canadian common equity, income trust, convertible and preferred offerings, Torys ranked 1st, with19 transactions valued at US$3.445billion.
  • In the category of Canadian Corporates advising the issuer, Torys ranked 1st, with 10 transactions valued at US$3.671 billion.

 

Financial Post Dealmakers

  • In the category of advising underwriters of Canadian equity offerings, Torys ranked third, with 9 transactions valued at C$1.039 billion
  • In the category of advising issuers of Canadian debt offerings, Torys ranked second, with 5 transactions valued at C$1.249 billion
  • In the category of advising issuers on the 10 largest debt offerings in Canada, Torys ranked
    • eighth for advising Brookfield Asset Management in its C$425 million offering of notes
    • tenth for advising 407 International Inc. in its C$400 million offering of notes
  • In the category of advising issuers on the 10 largest equity offerings in Canada, Torys ranked
    • fourth for advising the underwriters in Dundee REIT’s C$349 million public offering of Trust Units
    • seventh for advising the underwriters in RioCan REIT’s C$230 million public offering of Trust Units
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