Iain Mant is a partner in Fasken Martineau’s Securities & Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Iain advises clients on public equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate governance, and general corporate matters. He has experience representing clients from all industries, including the mining, oil and gas, technology, media, and life sciences industries. He acts for issuers, underwriters and venture capitalists. Iain counsels companies throughout their growth, from start-up to public. He has presented at numerous professional and industry events on various topics, including financing and corporate governance.
Iain has extensive experience advising on the negotiation, structuring and implementing of public and private M&A transactions, involving domestic and foreign purchasers and sellers. He regularly acts as team leader on transactions, coordinating financing, regulatory, employment, tax and other advice from the early planning stages to closing.
Iain advises issuers, underwriters and investors on a broad range of financing transactions, including public and private equity and debt financings, initial public offerings, reverse takeovers and spin outs. He regularly assists clients listed on a variety of stock exchanges, including the Toronto Stock Exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange, NASDAQ, and NYSE.
Iain is often consulted to assist private equity and venture capital investors in fund formation and investment and sale transactions. He also has extensive experience advising companies in obtaining investment from venture capital and private equity funds.