Andrew Elbaz is a partner in Minden Gross LLP's Business Law Group and the Chair of its Securities and Capital Markets Group. Andrew joined the firm in June 2016 from a large international law firm, where he was a partner. Andrew’s practice focuses on initial public offerings, public offerings, private placements, mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures in a variety of industries including mining, technology, life sciences and oil & gas. Andrew is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada as one of Canada’s leading lawyers in the area of Mining Law.
Andrew regularly acts for issuers based in Canada, the United States, and around the globe looking to access Canadian capital market opportunities and list on the Toronto Stock Exchange or the TSX Venture Exchange. Andrew also regularly acts for leading Canadian investment banks on domestic and cross-border public and private financings, as well as advising on mergers and acquisitions.
As part of his practice, Andrew advises public companies on corporate and securities law matters, including continuous disclosure obligations and other regulatory compliance issues. His international practice includes representing clients in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. To further his securities and capital market experience, Andrew was seconded to the Corporate Finance Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission in 2009.