Adam Rock




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Education & Qualifications

  • Alberta Bar (2006)
  • JD (Toronto, 2005)
  • BA (Calgary, 2002)

Adam practises corporate finance and securities law, with a focus on alternative investments.

Adam acts for emerging and mature companies on a wide range of mid-market corporate matters, including equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, capital reorganizations and complex commercial arrangements.

He also advises financial sponsors and other participants in the private markets on fund formations, buyouts, minority investments and exit events.

Adam has experience across sectors, but is particularly active at the intersection of energy, finance and technology.

  • A U.S. financial sponsor on the formation of its special purpose infrastructure fund, and the fund’s C$135 million investment in a private transportation company*
  • A private clean energy company on its corporate reorganization, which resulted in it establishing domicile in the U.S., and its US$150 million capital commitment from a U.S. energy transitions fund*
  • An emerging sponsor on the formation of its first venture capital fund, and the fund’s initial and follow-on equity investments in the information technology sector*
  • A private technology hardware company with operations in North America, Europe, and Asia on its C$110 million go-public transaction on the TSX-V*
  • An alternative asset manager on the formation of several private funds, including its fund of hedge funds and its fund of private equity funds*
  • A private clean energy company on its C$40 million series A financing and related commercial arrangements to develop Canada’s first commercial gas-to-synthetic fuels facility*
  • A U.S. financial sponsor on its strategic partnership with a public pension fund manager, which involved the financial sponsor’s co-investment in, and commitment to support the growth of, one of the fund manager’s Canadian portfolio companies*
  • A TSX-listed energy services company on its C$460 million cross-border sale, by way of plan of arrangement, to a NYSE-listed buyer*
  • A family office on its joint venture with an LSE-listed metals and mining company to acquire European clean energy assets*

*Prior to joining MLT Aikins LLP

  • Member, Association of Corporate Growth
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Alberta