Toronto (May 10, 2016) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that it has been ranked the #1 Canadian Legal Counsel to the Issuer for Equities by deal count in the Financial Post's League Tables for Q1 2016.

"We are continuing to see steady demand from mid-market Canadian issuers looking for value and responsiveness," said Melinda Park, Calgary regional leader of BLG's Securities and Capital Markets Group.

BLG's Securities and Capital Markets Group handles all matters of corporate and securities transactions, both domestic and cross-border, and works closely with the Firm's Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance and Securities practices.

The group helps clients structure, negotiate, implement and manage complex business and corporate reorganisations, restructurings, insolvencies and mergers. Members of the group have strong track records in managing regulatory approvals, designing international tax strategies, and dealing with multijurisdictional legal issues that arise in M&A transactions.

About Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is a leading, national, full-service Canadian law firm focusing on business law, commercial litigation and arbitration, and intellectual property solutions for our clients. BLG is one of the country's largest law firms with more than 725 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals in five cities across Canada. We assist clients with their legal needs, from major litigation to financing to trademark and patent registration.

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For more information or to arrange an interview, please contact:

Stéphanie Alison Berthiaume
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP