Mark DesLauriers - Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Mark DesLauriers

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 416-862-6709

Additional Information

Notable Matters
  • Advising Canadian Securities Transition Office on proposed derivatives regulations.
  • Advising a global investment bank on the launch of a Canadian altrnative trading system.
  • Advising the controlling shareholderin the Mitel IPO.
  • Advising the underwriters in the Genworth Financial Canada IPO.
  • Advising the underwriters in the Capital Power IPO.
  • Advising the Special Committee in the Fairfax acquisition of the Northbridge minority.
  • Macquarie in its acquisition of Blackmont Capital.
  • Kensington Capital on its IPO of a global private equity fund of funds.
  • Financial adviser to AT&T Wireless on the sale of its minority interest in Rogers Wireless.
  • Financial adviser to Manulife Financial on its acquisition of John Hancock.
Part 2
  • Shoppers Drug Mart Inc. on its IPO and four subsequent secondary offerings, resulting in the distribution of securities with a total value exceeding $3.8 billion.
  • Connors Bros. Income Fund's underwriting syndicate in the public financing of the Fund's business combination with Bumble Bee/Clover Leaf Seafoods and a follow-on public offering.
  • Northbridge Financial Corporation's underwriting syndicate in its IPO and subsequent secondary offering.
  • The Toronto Stock Exchange in its acquisition by means of a corporate reorganization of the Canadian Venture Exchange Inc.
  • Vandenborre Technologies N.V. on its merger with Stuart Energy Systems Corporation.
  • 360networks inc.'s underwriting syndicate on its cross-border IPO and TSX listing.
  • Clarica Life Insurance Company's financial advisers on its demutualization and related IPO/TSX listing.
  • The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.'s Canadian activities with its restructuring and IPO.
Osgoode Hall Law SchoolQueen’s University
Canadian Bar AssociationThe Law Society of Upper Canada

Office Location

100 King Street West
1 First Canadian Place
Suite 6200, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, ON M5X 1B8

Practice Areas

Corporate Law (Finance)
Private Funds Law
Securities Law