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Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

REITs

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What the team is known for

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt represents REITs, investors and underwriters across a full range of matters. This includes capital markets and M&A transactions relating to a number of asset classes, ranging from senior housing to retail and office properties. The firm has a strong track record of advising on cross-border mandates, as well as offering complementary tax and litigation expertise. Additional expertise also includes advising on regulatory and compliance issues. The group is well placed to assist with large-scale real estate transactions undertaken by major REITs.

Work highlights

An Osler team led by Toronto-based Christopher Murray represented SmartCentresREIT in multiple underwritten debenture offerings totalling CAD3.25 billion.

Notable practitioners

Toronto-based Christopher Murray is a highly experienced lawyer who frequently works on behalf of REITs and underwriters on various domestic and cross-border capital markets transactions.
"Chris is very responsive and commercially minded."

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Overview

A market leader in corporate finance and securities, M&A and real estate, and the acknowledged Canadian legal powerhouse in tax, Osler has advised on some of the largest and most complex REIT transactions in Canadian history. They have acted for issuers and underwriters in over 100 public offerings by REITs, including IPOs and follow-on offerings involving units, subscription receipts, convertible debt, unsecured fixed and floating rate debt issues. Osler’s lawyers advise on all aspects of real property transactions, equity and debt offerings, tax structuring strategies, borrowing arrangements, legal and risk requirements for boards, issues affecting different asset types, and regulatory compliance.

REITs

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

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100 King Street West

1 First Canadian Place

Suite 6200, P.O. Box 50

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

ON M5X 1B8

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Christopher Murray
Band 2