U.S. Companies - 2023 Guide to Listing

2023 GUIDE TO LISTING 2023 GUIDE TO LISTING 12 13 GETTING READY TO LIST Many U.S. companies have listed in Canada for various reasons and are thriving as they execute their business plans. Because of cross-border legal and tax implications, it is important for your management team to understand these factors and the listing process before going too far down this path. Begin the process of determining the viability with Canadian capital providers (your regional representative can make introductions) and meeting with Canadian and U.S. counsel to determine the best structure and any potential issues. Working with a Canadian investment banker, determine the size of raise and which exchange (TSX or TSXV) to list on. More on this in the “Steps to Listing” section. EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE Does your management team and board have the experience and expertise for both your industry and the public markets? TAX OPTIMIZATION Do you have a plan for tax optimization and planning at the personal, shareholder and company level? CORPORATE GOVERNANCE CONTROLS Has your company put in place the appropriate corporate governance controls for a public company? CAPITAL INVESTMENT Has your management team and board of directors invested their capital in the company? REPORTING AND CONTROLS Has your company developed the appropriate financial reporting and internal controls for a public company? ATTRACTIVENESS Does your company have an attractive growth profile? FORECASTING Does your business model allow your company to accurately forecast revenue? ARE YOU READY TO LIST?