DLA Piper (Canada) LLP is delighted to announce that Denis G. Silva has joined the firm as a Partner in the Vancouver office. Denis focuses his practice on corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions and has extensive experience advising public and private clients in the mining, technology and financial sectors on a full range of business law matters.
Denis regularly assists companies and dealers on capital markets transactions, mergers and acquisitions, reorganizations, options and joint ventures, proxy contests, and exchange listings. He is also experienced in a wide spectrum of securities products, including equity and debt securities, and has worked on numerous financing transactions.
Following his time as senior legal counsel with the British Columbia Securities Commission, Denis brings legislative and policy know-how on corporate finance and registration matters to his legal practice. Prior to joining DLA Piper, Denis was Partner at a leading global firm.
“Denis’s broad expertise in the areas of corporate commercial law, corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions is an excellent addition to our market leading corporate practice.” said Robert Seidel, Q.C., Canada Managing Partner. “His initiative and ingenuity in not only providing outstanding legal advice and service but also in creating connections and opportunities have earned him the respect of his clients and all those who work with him and we are delighted to welcome him to the firm.”