Brad Freelan is a Partner in the firm’s Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions group with a practice focused on mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism, corporate governance and corporate finance.
Brad has significant experience representing acquirors and targets across a broad range of industries in both public and private M&A transactions, and frequently provides governance advice to boards and special committees. He has a particular expertise assisting clients with contested situations, including hostile bids and proxy contests. Brad also acts for issuers and investment dealers in connection with public and private offerings of securities, including in connection with going public transactions.
Brad is recognized as a leading lawyer by Lexpert for mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance and as a rising star by Lexpert and by IFLR1000. Co-author of several empirical studies on hostile bids and proxy contests, Brad’s insights into the mergers and acquisitions market has earned widespread media coverage, including being featured on the Business News Network and Bloomberg TV Canada and in The Globe and Mail and The Financial Post.