People connected by lines
Insights Header image
Insights Header image

Raising Capital and Planning an IPO in Healthcare and Life Sciences

Events < 1 read

May 31, 2016
7:30 AM – 9:15 AM
McMillan LLP, Brookfield Place, Suite 4400 – 181 Bay Street, Toronto, ON

For organizations considering, preparing for, or undergoing a major transaction – be it an IPO, sale or a milestone event – building a strategy to stay ahead can be a challenge. Please join us as our panel explores the following:

  • What is currently happening in the Canadian & US economies & capital markets
  • What options are available for raising private vs. public equity or debt
  • How to develop a strategic plan for an exit transaction whether it be an IPO, sale or another event and what are the advantages and disadvantages of each option
  • What should you think about in getting the company ready for the event from a legal, regulatory, internal controls, and corporate governance standpoint
  • Typical next steps, opportunities and challenges after the transaction is complete
  • Lessons learned from previous transactions


  • Paul Davis, Co-Chair Capital Markets and M&A, McMillan
  • Diana Dunlop, Senior Manager, Transaction Advisory, Deloitte


  • Bruce Chapple, Co-Chair Private Equity, McMillan
  • Pascal Tremblay, President and Managing Partner, Novacap
  • Ungad Chadda, Senior vice President, TSX
  • David Dalziel, Partner, Deloitte

For more information contact Nancy Tencer via phone 416.865.7937 or email

Insights (5 Posts)

Featured Insight

Fanning the Flames of Liability: The Ontario Court of Appeal Considers Product Liability Issues in Burr v. Tecumseh Products of Canada Limited

The decision of the Court of Appeal in Burr v. Tecumseh Products of Canada Limited, 2023 ONCA 135 provides a helpful overview of product liability law.

Read More
Mar 20, 2023
Featured Insight

A Look at Some Key Findings by the Alberta Securities Commission in Re Bison Acquisition Corp.

On December 21, 2021, a panel of the Alberta Securities Commission issued its written decision providing its reasons for the oral ruling it made on July 12, 2021 regarding applications brought by Bison Acquisition Corp. and Brookfield Infrastructure Corporation Exchange Limited Partnership, as well as Inter Pipeline Ltd. and Pembina Pipeline Corporation.

Read More
Mar 20, 2023
Featured Insight

Employer’s Disturbing Termination Conduct Results in $15,000 Moral Damages Award

Teljeur v Aurora Hotel Group 2023 ONSC 1324 provides example of post-termination conduct and bad faith damages.

Read More
Mar 16, 2023
Featured Insight

Succeeding at Succession: Tips on Corporate Governance including How to Navigate Board Renewals and Elections

Stakeholders are demanding good corporate governance, which includes effective succession planning where a range of skills, experience, and backgrounds are highly valued and reflected. In collaboration with WATSON, a national multidisciplinary governance firm, join us in the morning on Wednesday, April 19, to discuss strategies and action plans that drive robust succession planning and strong corporate governance.

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Featured Insight

Adjudication under the Construction Act: Court Confirms Test to Apply for Judicial Review a “High Bar”

Adjudication under the Construction Act: Court Confirms Test to Apply for Judicial Review a “High Bar” Anatolia Tile & Stone Inc. v Flow-Rite Inc. 2023 ONSC 129.

Read More
Mar 15, 2023