Kent Kufeldt is the National Practice Group Leader of BLG's Securities and Capital Markets Group and National Leader of our Asia-Pacific Group. Kent focuses his practice on public issuers and underwriters in public and private debt and equity financings, initial public offerings, and cross-border financing transactions, and is recognized as a leading lawyer in these areas of law by the foremost legal rankings publications. He has significant experience with merger, acquisition and reorganization transactions (both public and private), acting for both acquiring companies and target companies in respect of hostile take-overs and negotiated acquisitions, and is also recognized as a leading lawyer in these areas of law.
As well, Kent has been involved in a number of innovative transactions, including acting as counsel to the issuer in respect of the first “new generation” royalty trusts. He was counsel in the first corporate-to-trust conversion, and counsel to the trustee in connection with the first hostile take-over of a trust.
Prior to joining BLG, Kent practised for over 20 years with a large international firm and was Chair of its Securities Group.