Monah Kathomi Gichuyia  

Associate

Executive Summary

Monah Gichuyia is an associate in our Calgary office where she practices in the Securities and Capital Markets group and the Tax and Wealth Management group. She has experience assisting clients on a broad range of matters, including tax planning, reorganizations and plans of arrangement; public and private securities offerings and financings; mergers and acquisitions; dispositions of both private and public companies; compliance with both corporate and securities regulatory requirements relating to stock exchange listings and corporate governance.

Prior to joining BLG, Monah worked as an in-house counsel in Kenya's largest electricity generating company, where she was involved in power plant construction projects, project finance, international procurement and negotiating power purchase agreements.

Representative Work

  • Reorganization and restructuring of corporations, partnerships, and other entities.
  • Represents companies in mergers and acquisitions, including plans of arrangement, amalgamations, and share purchase transactions.
  • Acts as counsel to various capital pool companies in connection with incorporation, private financing, initial public offerings, stock exchange listings, and qualifying transactions.
  • Prepares memoranda, opinions and due diligence reports relating to a variety of tax and other matters.
  • Acting for start-up companies in various matters including incorporation, organization, reorganization, initial and subsequent private placements, and employee-related compensation matters.
  • Cross border and multi-jurisdictional transactions.
  • Advises client on a variety of agreements, including Purchase and Sale Agreements, Unanimous Shareholder Agreements, Trust Indentures, Settlement Agreements and Employee Incentive Plans.
  • Acts for issuers, underwriters and agents in connection with public and private equity and debenture financings.

Publications & Presentations