Anil Aggarwal is Chair of Fasken's Business Law practice in Ontario, having previously served as Vice-Chair since 2007. Regularly acting as counsel to investment funds, dealers, and managers, Anil advises clients on the manufacturing, structuring, distribution and management of both Canadian private and public and offshore investment vehicles.
Anil is frequently enlisted to advise on new fund launch strategy, and has drafted a wide range of material agreements for clients, including trust, management, advisory, sub-advisory and distribution agreements. In addition to work with mutual fund acquisitions, mergers and other reorganizations, Anil has filed numerous applications for exemptive relief, and prepared offering documents for both public and private investment funds.
Anil has an active corporate and securities law practice. Focused on public and private mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings and corporate governance, he regularly advises senior management, boards of directors and major shareholders of public and private corporations.
Frequently recognized for his expertise in investment funds and asset management, Anil has been listed in prominent legal directories including, Chambers Canada and the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
Anil recently acted for OneREIT, a TSX-listed real estate investment trust, in connection with its sale to SmartREIT and Strathallen Acquisitions Inc., in an extraordinarily complex M&A transaction that was named by Lexpert Canada as one of the Top 10 Deals of 2017.