TORONTO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr 15, 2019--Bloom Burton & Co. (“Bloom Burton”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sonia Yung as General Counsel. Ms Yung has over 25 years of legal experience, practicing securities and corporate law, most recently at Baker McKenzie as a partner and the head of its Toronto Corporate and Securities Group. As a former member of Baker McKenzie’s global healthcare industry group, she brings with her significant depth of experience in capital markets transactions in the healthcare sector. Ms Yung has been recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada (Woodward/White) as a leading lawyer in Securities Law (2011 to 2017) and as a Leading Practitioner for Corporate Finance (2018 Canadian Legal Expert® Directory). Ms Yung is admitted to the bar in Ontario and British Columbia.

Jolyon Burton, President of Bloom Burton, remarked, “Having worked with Sonia as our external legal counsel since the inception of Bloom Burton, we are thrilled to have her on board as our General Counsel as we continue to grow our platform and assist our clients in achieving faster paths to monetizing events. Sonia has an in-depth knowledge of our expertise and experience and is uniquely qualified to provide legal guidance for all aspects of our business.”

About Bloom Burton & Co.:

Bloom Burton & Co. is a firm dedicated to accelerating returns in the healthcare sector for both investors and companies. Bloom Burton has an experienced team of medical, scientific, pharmaceutical, legal and capital markets professionals who perform a deep level of diligence, which combined with our creative and entrepreneurial approach, assists our clients in achieving the right monetization events. Bloom Burton and its affiliates provide capital raising, M&A advisory, equity research, business strategy and scientific consulting, advisory on direct investing and company creation and incubation services. Bloom Burton Securities Inc. is a member of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and is also a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund (CIPF).

Please visit  www.bloomburton.com  to learn more.

View source version on businesswire.com:https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190415005547/en/

CONTACT: Sonia Yung

General Counsel

(647) 430-0363

syung@bloomburton.comBrian Bloom

Chairman & CEO

(416) 640-7580

bbloom@bloomburton.com

KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: HEALTH BIOTECHNOLOGY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE LEGAL

SOURCE: Bloom Burton & Co.

Copyright Business Wire 2019.

PUB: 04/15/2019 10:13 AM/DISC: 04/15/2019 10:13 AM

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20190415005547/en

Copyright Business Wire 2019.