Michael DeCosimo is a partner in the Securities and Capital Markets Group in our Toronto office. Michael practises corporate and securities law with an emphasis on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance. He has extensive experience in the structuring and development of listed and unlisted structured products. Michael was recognized as one of Lexpert®'s Rising Stars – Leading Lawyers Under 40 in 2010.
Michael serves as counsel on a wide range of securities and corporate transactions including public offerings, private placements, mergers and acquisition and investment funds. His experience includes:
- Acting for issuers and underwriters in connection with public and private financings, including equity and debt offerings.
- Acting for closed-end investment funds in connection with their IPOs, warrant offerings and rights offerings, raising aggregate gross proceeds of over $6.5 billion.
- Acting in connection with public and private mergers and acquisitions.
- Advising public companies with respect to reporting obligations and corporate governance matters.