Drawing on over 40 years of experience in the City, Stikeman Elliott in London has long been recognized for its leadership in international corporate transactions, including leveraged buy-outs, take-over bids, share and asset purchases and financing transactions. Its M&A group has acted on a number of transactions involving Canadian clients making cross-border acquisitions and, more recently, advised a number of foreign companies, investment funds and sovereign wealth funds seeking to invest in Canada. Stikeman Elliott London is a recognized leader in a variety of industry sectors with cross-border interests, including mining, energy, financial services, technology and infrastructure.
The corporate finance team in London is a leading advisor to companies listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and has been recognized for many years as one of the most prominent international advisors in the Eurobond markets. We have also been at the forefront of developing the legal framework for the issuance of Maple Bonds in Canada. The corporate finance team in London is instrumental in our ranking as the #1 Canadian-based firm in Bloomberg's league tables for Global Bonds offerings (acting for underwriters).
The tax and private client practice in London is widely recognized as a leading adviser to the global private banks. That practice also advises substantial private clients and the governments of small financial centres on tax information exchange and financial regulation.
Our London lawyers have broad international expertise, and the office also serves as the gateway for our India, Middle East, Africa and Sovereign Wealth Fund practices.
In the United Kingdom, services are provided by Stikeman Elliott (London) LLP a limited liability partnership incorporated in England and Wales with number OC371692 which is authorized and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority of England and Wales ("SRA") with SRA Number 569318. Information on the regulations of the SRA can be found at its site at www.sra.org.uk in the SRA Code of Conduct.