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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

BOX 50, 1 FIRST CANADIAN PLACE, 100 KING ST W, SUITE 6200, TORONTO, ONTARIO M5X 1B8, CANADA
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Work +1 416 362 2111
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Calgary, Montreal, New York, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Michael Innes, Toronto, CANADA

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Michael Innes

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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Work Department

Partner, Corporate

Position

Michael Innes is a partner and co-chair of Osler’s Corporate Finance & Securities Group, a member of the Firm’s Executive Committee and acts as the firm’s US Co-Desk Head.  He has been nationally and internationally recognized as a leading capital markets and US/Canada cross-border corporate lawyer in Canada.  Michael’s practice focuses on corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate matters. He has advised clients in transactions involving the private placement and public offering of debt and equity securities, take-over bids, plans of arrangement, private equity fund formations and leveraged buy-outs.   

Michael has provided corporate, M&A and securities law advice to issuers and market participants in the electricity, telecommunications, media, automotive, robotics, life sciences, financial, real estate, semiconductor, mining, printing, food and general technology sectors. He has also advised private equity funds in the venture and buy-out sectors in connection with their formation and investment activities.

Career

Bar Admission: Ontario (2001), Massachusetts (1998)

Languages

English

Member

Canadian Bar Association, Law Society of Upper Canada and the Massachusetts Board of Bar Overseers

Education

  • University of Toronto, LL.B.
  • University of Waterloo, B.A.Sc.


Canada

Capital markets

Within: Leading individuals

Michael Innes - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Within: Capital markets

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, highlighted as a ‘go-to firm for its commercial mindset and industry knowledge’, is equally skilled in debt and equity deals and regularly ranks among the top two firms in Canada in terms of total deal value in both market segments. Corporate finance and securities co-chair Desmond Lee is ‘operating at the top of his game’ and advised the underwriters on Jamieson Wellness’ IPO and upsized secondary offering. Lee also partnered with James R. Brown to advise the underwriters on Roots’ C$200m IPO. Among its issuer-side mandates, department co-chair Michael Innes advised Hydro One on its C$1.5bn offering of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures represented by instalment receipts. Structured finance specialists Peter Milligan and Richard (Rick) Fullerton are also key names. All named lawyers are based in Toronto.

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