Toronto (October 21, 2015) — Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) is pleased to announce that it was once again named the 2015 Best Canadian Law Firm at the eighth annual Canadian Hedge Fund Awards. This is the second year in succession that BLG's Investment Management Group has won this award.

“To receive this award two years in a row is a testament to the strength of our investment management team and our expertise in the hedge fund market,” said Frank Callaghan, partner and national group head, Corporate and Capital Markets. “Our investment management team knows the regulatory terrain and has the experience and network needed to help clients succeed.”

The Canadian Hedge Fund Awards help investors identify the most exceptional hedge funds of the year, recognizing winners in four categories as well as the Overall Best 2015 Canadian Hedge Fund. Additional awards recognize top service providers to the industry. BLG was voted as one of the most valuable service providers.

As one of Canada's largest and leading law firms in the Canadian investment management industry, BLG lawyers regularly counsel both Canadian and international clients on structuring hedge funds, pooled funds, private equity funds and other alternative investment products. Our clients often include private fund and alternative investment firms, along with financial institutions and institutional investors.

BLG is frequently involved in the negotiating and drafting of the required commercial contracts related to the set up and operations of funds, as well as drafting and reviewing offering documents and continuous disclosure filings, including offering memoranda, prospectuses, term sheets and subscription documents. We also provide registration and regulatory compliance support to fund managers and other service providers.

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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