Tim McCormick is a Partner in the M&A and Capital Markets Group at BLG. His practice focuses on advising clients and their boards, both public and private, on all significant corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, activism and corporate governance. In addition to his M&A practice, Tim is a recognized leader in corporate finance where he advises issuers and dealers on all aspects of raising capital in the public and private markets. Tim is a sought-after adviser on both sides of capital markets transactions in debt and equity capital markets.
Tim has represented clients in many M&A transactions and corporate matters in recent years, including Telesat in its go-public Up-C Transaction with Loral Space and PSP Investments; exactEarth in its acquisition by Spire Global, as well as its spinout when COM DEV was acquired by Honeywell; VersaBank, a schedule 1 bank in Canada, in its amalgamation with PWC Capital under the Bank Act, its U.S. initial public offering and numerous acquisitions of private companies; Raymond James in its acquisition of Oak Trust, a Canadian trust company; IoM Media in its acquisition of a major animation studio from DHX Media; Fortune Brands in its acquisition of a private Canadian technology company; a number of commercial finance companies in sales and acquisitions including recently the iFinance Canada when it was acquired by Iceberg Finance; a number of mining companies in M&A deals and go-publics in Canada. Tim has advised many of the largest Canadian corporate debt issuers including John Deere, Loblaw, SNC Lavalin and Telesat in debt offerings. In addition to issuer work in the debt capital markets, he has acted on a number of non-investment grade offerings including in connection with Sobey’s acquisition of Safeway Canada and a number of offerings in the energy and resource sector. He has also represented investment dealers in large and small equity offerings in some of the most complex circumstances, regularly acting for almost all of the Canadian bank owned dealers, Canaccord and a number of independent dealers.
Tim provides legal services through a Law Corporation.