Alfred Page is a Partner and former leader of BLG's Securities, Capital Markets and Public Companies Group and US Group. He is a Legal Practice Division Council Member and Financial Services Section Liaison Officer of the International Bar Association, having previously served as a Co-Chair of the Securities Law Committee and Chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Subcommittee of the IBA, and as a former member of the Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission.
Alfred is a business lawyer whose securities law practice emphasizes mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, hedge funds, private equity, venture capital, technology and inbound investment. He advises a broad range of Canadian and international corporate finance and business clients, including companies, funds and underwriters, on public issues, stock exchange listings, corporate governance and private placements of securities; public and private buyers, sellers, minority shareholders, independent committees and investment bankers in connection with mergers and acquisitions, and related due diligence projects. He has represented both strategic and passive investors in a broad range of industries.
Recent clients include private equity, venture capital and hedge fund sponsors, managers and investors, regarding fund formation, private investments, strategic acquisitions, leveraged buy-ins, leveraged buy-outs, public offerings and other planned exits, particularly for natural resource and technology-based enterprises.
He serves as a trusted adviser to Canadian and international securities dealers, investment fund managers and investment advisers in registration matters, investment funds, private capital pools and shareholder activism.