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Norman F. Findlay


Mining, Securities, M&A and Takeover Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.6077
Norman Findlay is primarily engaged in securities law with an emphasis on public offerings of securities, mergers and acquisitions, and takeovers. His practice also involves private placements of debt and equity securities, mining law and general corporate transactions. Norman has been recognized by Lexpert as a leading practitioner in Mining and Corporate Finance & Securities, by The Best Lawyers in Canada in the practice areas of Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Mining Law, Natural Resources Law and Securities Law and by Who's Who Legal: Canada and Who's Who Legal: The International Who's Who of Business Lawyers for Mining Law. In addition, Norman has been recognized by Canadian Who's Who as a prominent Canadian. He has also spoken at a number of conferences in Canada, the United States, South Africa and South America on topics relating to securities and mining law. Norman has acted as lead counsel for issuers and investment dealers in a number of significant financings and M&A transactions.

Select Experience

  • Algonquin Power Co. in connection with completion of $300 million private placement offering of 4.09% senior unsecured debentures. Read more
  • Ascendant Resources Inc. in connection with its $19.5 million brokered private placement of subscription receipts through Dundee Capital Partners qualified by prospectus. 
  • Ascendant Resources Inc. in connection with its acquisition of the El Mochito Mine from Nyrstar N.V. Read more

Recent Publications

Recent Recognitions

  • 2017, The Legal 500 Canada

    Norman F. Findlay, recommended, Capital Markets
  • 2017, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

    Norman F. Findlay, repeatedly recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities
  • 2016, Best Lawyers in Canada

    Norman F. Findlay, recognized as one of Canada's leading mergers and acquisitions lawyers

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