Issuing Securities to the Public in Canada
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PUBLICATION DATE: March 20, 2013 PRODUCT #: W13080-HCB-ENG
This note summarizes the procedure for issuing equity or debt securities to the general public in Canada, whether through an initial public offering (IPO), a seasoned equity offering (SEO) or any type of prospectus offering. A public company is subject to Canadian securities laws and certainly will have to make required disclosures that are numerous. This note gives an overall summary of the disclosure requirements as well as the securities registration procedure. In addition, it reviews the procedure for listing on a Canadian stock exchange.