Fred Enns is a partner in and Montréal Regional Leader of both our Securities & Capital Markets Group and Investment Management Group. Fred practises exclusively in securities and corporate commercial law, with particular expertise in advising public companies on financings, continuous disclosure and M&A transactions, as well as advising investment funds, including pooled funds, private equity funds, hedge funds, mutual funds and closed-end investment funds and their investment fund managers, advisors and exempt market dealers. His practice in the field of securities and corporate law focuses on mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate finance, including advising on TSX and TSX-V listings, initial public offerings and reverse takeovers, with an emphasis on the mining sector. His experience related to investment funds includes M&A transactions; hedge fund, private equity and mutual fund formation and offerings; fund documentation, including simplified prospectuses, annual information forms, fund facts and other disclosure documentation; a wide range of fund governance issues, compliance policies and procedures, investment restrictions and related issues. Fred also advises on advisor, exempt market dealer and investment fund manager registration and compliance, and related governance issues. His practice also includes corporate governance issues, private M&A and other corporate commercial transactions. He is fluently bilingual in English and French.