Doug H. Scott practices in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate commercial law and private client services. In his M&A practice, Doug acts for both strategic and financial acquirers and sellers. In his private client services practice, Doug assists business owners and families in achieving their goals, including by structuring appropriate ownership and governance models, preparing for and effecting inter-generational transitions and by implementing third-party liquidity transactions that seek to maximize value that is preserved for successive generations.
With over 25 years of experience in structuring, negotiating and implementing mergers & acquisitions and other business transition and liquidity events, Doug leads transaction teams which often involve numerous levels of professional advisors. Doug co-ordinates the legal, regulatory and Canadian tax aspects of these transactions from the early planning stages to successful completion.