Christopher A. Hewat
Christopher A. Hewat
(416) 863-2761
(416) 863-2653
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1987 (ON)
Chris is a partner who practises in the areas of securities and business law, with particular focus on mergers & acquisitions, capital markets, and private equity transactions. Chris has also been involved in the development of securities regulation in Canada, having advised the Ontario Securities Commission in connection with its rules reformulation project, and the Toronto Stock Exchange in its review of rules governing listed companies. His M&A experience includes advising the Toronto-Dominion Bank on its acquisition of artificial intelligence firm Layer 6 Inc. and institutional asset manager Greystone Managed Investments Inc.; FLIR Systems, Inc. on its acquisition of drone maker Aeryon Labs Inc.; BlueCat Networks Inc. on its sale to Madison Dearborn Partners LLC; the Special Committee of Callidus Capital Inc. on its going-private transaction; and The Descartes Systems Group Inc. on its acquisition of Visual Compliance. He also has extensive experience acting for issuers and underwriters in public offerings, including offerings by Stelco, OpenText, Descartes, and Shopify.
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On May 3, 2017, Zymeworks Inc. completed its initial public offering (the Offering) of 4,500,000 common shares at an initial offering price of US$13.00 per share.
On March 21, 2017, BlueCat Networks, Inc. (BlueCat), one of Canada’s most successful emerging technology companies, completed its sale to US private equity firm Madison Dearborn Partners LLC (MDP).