Kent represents public issuers and underwriters in public and private debt and equity financings, initial public offerings, and cross-border financing transactions.
He has significant experience with merger, acquisition and reorganization transactions (both public and private), acting for both acquiring companies and target companies in hostile take-overs and negotiated acquisitions.
Throughout his career, Kent has been involved in many innovative transactions in both the corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions areas.
Prior to joining BLG, Kent practised for over 20 years with a large international firm and was Chair of its Securities Group.
Kent is the National Business Leader of BLG's Securities & Capital Markets Group. He is also a member of the firm's Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) leadership team.
Kent provides legal services through a Law Corporation.