Alfred is a business lawyer, with extensive experience in securities law. His practice emphasizes:
- mergers and acquisitions
- corporate finance
- hedge funds
- private equity
- venture capital
- inbound investment
He advises a broad range of Canadian and international corporate finance and business clients, including companies, funds and underwriters, on public issues, stock exchange listings, corporate governance and private placements of securities.
He also advises public and private buyers, sellers, minority shareholders, independent committees and investment bankers on mergers and acquisitions, and related due diligence projects. He has represented both strategic and passive investors in various industries.
Recent clients include private equity, venture capital and hedge fund sponsors, managers and investors, regarding:
- fund formation
- private investments
- strategic acquisitions
- leveraged buy-ins and buy-outs
- public offerings
- other planned exits, particularly for natural resource and technology-based enterprises
He is a trusted adviser to Canadian and international securities dealers, investment fund managers and investment advisers in:
- registration matters
- investment funds
- private capital pools
- shareholder activism
Within BLG, Alfred is the national leader of the U.S. Group. He is a former member of the Securities Advisory Committee to the Ontario Securities Commission.