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Rami Chalabi


Corporate Commercial, Capital Markets and M&A Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.6156

Rami Chalabi is engaged in a broad corporate commercial practice with a focus on mergers and acquisitions, securities law and capital markets transactions. His experience includes advising on public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities, proxy contests and special committee processes. Rami’s experience also extends to providing advice to public companies on their disclosure, corporate governance and other corporate and securities law obligations.

Acting in both the Canadian and cross-border context in industries including mining, technology, consumer products, media & telecom, financial services, healthcare, real estate, REITs and retail, Rami assists clients in achieving their goals while safeguarding their interests in the complex transactional landscape. Clients include both public and private issuers (large, mid-cap as well as emerging), and foreign acquirers of Canadian entities.

Prior to becoming an Associate, Rami summered and articled with the firm. Rami’s other professional experiences include working for an international organization in Geneva, Switzerland, and as a journalist in Beirut, Lebanon.

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  • Algonquin Power Co. in connection with completion of $300 million private placement offering of 4.09% senior unsecured debentures.  Read more
  • Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. in connection with a $55 million private placement of convertible debenture units  Read more
  • Counsel to a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC World Markets and Scotiabank in a secondary sale by Emera Inc. on a "bought block trade" basis of 50.1 million common shares of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. for aggregate gross proceeds to Emera Inc. of Cdn.$544 million.

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