The TDS Capital Markets and Securities securities group provides advice on all aspects of securities law and regulation, ranging from public offerings, secondary trading, and restructurings, to private placements, continuous disclosure, and compliance matters. TDS lawyers have experience in local, national and multi-jurisdictional offerings, acting for both issuers and underwriters. We advise brokerage firms, corporate finance executives and domestic and international investment dealers on securities law and Manitoba regulatory requirements, as well as on matters of national concern. We also represent clients in matters involving The Manitoba Securities Commission, the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada and, if a matter requires litigation, before the courts.
The TDS Capital Markets and Securities group has extensive experience in private equity and venture capital private placement transactions. TDS lawyers act for private equity funds, investment dealers and institutions in capital formation and investment, buy-out and venture capital transactions. We also act for business incubators as well as angel, venture capital and private equity investors, as well as a broad range of emerging and expanding companies in the information and communication technologies and life sciences sectors with growing capital requirements. TDS lawyers can draw on experience in using a wide variety of instruments to craft deal terms that meet the sometimes competing needs both investors and investment recipients, whether by using financial tools, including equity, convertible debt, subordinated debt, bridge financing, staged investments and options or warrants, or non-financial tools, such as board seats or observer status, or pre-emptive or tag-along rights.