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Ways to Raise Capital Cost-Effectively – Financing Fundamentals for Micro Caps

On March 22, 2017, the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) teamed up with Corporate Counsel, OTC Markets, Echelon Wealth Partners and MNP to help issuers find some new ways to raise capital. Corporate Counsel discussed novel ways to raise capital including Rights Offerings, the Offering Memorandum Exemption and Warrant Incentive Programs. Presentation: Ways to Raise Capital Cost-Effectively…

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Rights Offerings – Financing Fundamentals

On September 22, 2016, the Canadian Securities Exchange (CSE) teamed up with Corporate Counsel, Stockhouse and Capital Events to help issuers sharpen the tools in their financing toolkit for capital raising season. Corporate Counsel discussed novel ways to raise capital including Rights Offerings. Check out our presentation below. If you want to download our slides please…

OSC Participation Fees May Be Decreasing For Some Issuers This Year – OSC 13-502 Amendments
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OSC Participation Fees May Be Decreasing For Some Issuers This Year – OSC 13-502 Amendments

OSC Participation Fees Were Not Reflective of Current Market Cap On April 1, 2013 a revision to OSC Rule 13-502 came into effect which changed how OSC participation fees for reporting issuers were calculated. These changes included a concept called a “reference fiscal year” which was, in certain cases, deemed to be the participant’s last fiscal…

New Ontario Offering Memorandum Rules
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New Ontario Offering Memorandum Rules

On October 29, 2015 the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) along with other Canadian Securities Administrator (“CSA”) jurisdictions published certain amendments to National Instrument 45-106 – Prospectus Exemptions (“NI 45-106”) allowing Ontario investors to purchase securities by way of offering memorandums. This is a fantastic development for issuers because they can now offer their securities on an exempt basis to a much broader…

Private Placements – Reducing Your Cost of Capital
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Private Placements – Reducing Your Cost of Capital

Capital Is Expensive Every company knows that raising money is expensive – even when utilizing private placements. If your a listed issuer you need to pay exchange fees (listing fees, maintenance fees and transaction based fees), audit fees, securities commission fees, agent commission & fees, transfer agent fees and legal fees – among many others. Raising…