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Grant Wong is a respected capital markets and securities lawyer with a transactional practice focused on mergers and acquisitions (M&A). He is recognized by IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide (2020) as a rising star in private equity and M&A.

Representing Canadian and international clients, Grant acts on a broad range of domestic, foreign and multijurisdictional corporate transactions including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, reorganizations, prospectus offerings, private placements and private equity investments.

Grant acts for clients in a range of industries including technology, and frequently advises Chinese clients on M&A, investments, corporate financings and Canadian securities regulatory matters.



Representative Matters

  • acted for a TSX mining company in connection with a public offering and merger
  • acted for a TSX oil & gas industry company in a series of public and private securities offerings
  • acted for a TSXV industrial company in connection with a Chinese private equity investment
  • acted for a foreign company in connection with an acquisition of a controlling interest in a TSX listed high technology company
  • acted for a number of China-based companies with going public in Canada, listings on Canadian exchanges and equity offerings
  • acted for underwriters and agents in listing and equity offerings

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Rankings & Recognition

  • Recognized by IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2019-2020 as a Rising Star in Private Equity and M&A
  • Recognized in IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2015-2018 as a Rising Star in Canada for Capital Markets and M&A
  • Selected as a Canadian Corporate Lawyer to Watch in the Lexpert 2011 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada
  • Recipient of the Lexpert Rising Star Award 2010 – “Top Canadian Lawyers under Forty”

Education & Admissions

1997
Called to the British Columbia bar
2015
Admitted as Solicitor (non-practising), Hong Kong
2003
Admitted to the New York bar
2001
Admitted as Solicitor (non-practising), England and Wales
1996
LLB University of British Columbia
1993
B.Comm. University of British Columbia

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No Longer a “Land of Confusion” – OSC Rule 72-503 and Upcoming Amendments Regarding Distributions Outside Canadian Borders Help Lift the Fog

Prospectus exemptions introduced by Rule 72-503 as well as exemptions for the resale of securities outside of Canada scheduled to come into force on June 12, 2018

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Apr 18, 2018