Andrew Elbaz is a partner in our Business Law Group and the Chair of our Securities and Capital Markets Group. Andrew joined Minden Gross LLP in June 2016 from a large international law firm, where he was a partner. His practice focuses on initial public offerings, public offerings, private placements, mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures in a variety of industries including technology, life science, mining, and oil & gas. Andrew is recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada as one of Canada’s leading lawyers.
Andrew regularly acts for issuers based in Canada, the United States, and around the globe looking to access Canadian capital market opportunities and list on the Toronto Stock Exchange or the TSX Venture Exchange. Andrew also regularly acts for leading Canadian investment banks on domestic and cross-border public and private financings, as well as advising on mergers and acquisitions.
As part of his practice, Andrew advises public companies on corporate and securities law matters, including continuous disclosure obligations and other regulatory compliance issues. His international practice includes representing clients in the United States, Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. To further his securities and capital market experience, Andrew was seconded to the Corporate Finance Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission in 2009.
Andrew enjoys being a Dad to three awesome children and is known to cook up and host gourmet meals on the fly. He enjoys running, great food, and summer patios.