Andrew Avis Associate


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2018 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 416-862-7525 ext. 86639

Fax: +1 416-862-7661

Email: andrew.avis@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Toronto



Andrew Avis

Andrew Avis is an associate in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office. His practice is focused on corporate, mergers & acquisitions, and capital markets.

Andrew assists issuers and underwriters in connection with corporate finance transactions, including initial public offerings, bought deals, and other prospectus offerings and private placements. He is also experienced in advising corporations on mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance, continuous disclosure requirements, and other regulatory and compliance issues.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Andrew worked as a corporate securities associate at a leading regional Bay Street firm.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2018

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2018
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2017

    • Education
       2017
      Western University, JD
  • 2014

    • Education
       2014
      Queen's University, MIB
  • 2013

    • Education
       2013
      Queen's University, BComm

Representative Work

  • Acted for the underwriter in connection with an underwritten private placement offering of units by a mining company for proceeds of $71 million.
  • Acted for a technology issuer in connection with an initial public offering of common shares for proceeds of $69 million and listing on the TSXV.
  • Acted for a TSXV listed real estate investment entity in connection with a bought deal offering of units for proceeds of $29 million.
  • Acted for a TSXV listed cannabis issuer in connection with multiple bought deal offerings of units pursuant to short form prospectuses.
  • Acted for a CSE listed cannabis issuer in connection with multiple offerings of units pursuant to short form prospectuses.
  • Acted for a TSXV listed technology issuer in connection with multiple bought deal offerings of units pursuant to prospectus supplements to the issuer’s base shelf prospectus.
  • Acted for a TSXV listed technology issuer in connection with an offering of special warrants and the subsequent qualification of securities underlying the special warrants through the filing of a prospectus.
  • Acted for a TSXV listed technology company in connection with an offering of convertible debentures for gross proceeds of $24 million.
  • Acted for a TSXV listed cannabis company in connection with its $100 million private placement of convertible debenture units.