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Florind Polo Toronto Lawyer

Florind Polo

Partner Fasken
A trusted counsel is a competitive advantage while navigating the complex commercial realities facing organizations today.
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2015
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Florind Polo is a trusted advisor, helping clients achieve their objectives in complex corporate transactions. His practice is focused on domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism and corporate finance.

Florind has significant experience representing acquirors and targets across a broad range of industries in public and private M&A transactions including providing advice to boards and special committees. He has acted in contested situations, hostile bids and a number of significant mandates which have been recognized nationwide. Florind also acts for issuers and investment dealers in connection with public and private offering of securities including various debt and equity offerings.

Florind received his JD from Osgoode Hall Law School and holds an Honours Bachelor in Business Administration from the Schulich School of Business.


Client Work

  • Silver Tiger Metals Inc. completes C$18 million bought deal offering,
  • Syndicate of Agents led by Sprott Capital Partners LP and CIBC Capital Markets completes US$65 million convertible debenture private placement for i-80 Gold Corp.,
  • Subsidiaries of ASG III, LLC (an affiliate of Alpine Software Group) complete acquisition of ThinkLP Inc., and Anderson Oxford Inc.,
  • Elemental Royalties Corp. successfully defends against hostile takeover bid by Gold Royalty Corp.,
  • Barrick Gold Corporation completes the acquisition of prospecting licenses from Tembo Gold Corp.,
  • Desjardins Securities Inc. and BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. lead C$64 million bought deal for Ascot Resources Ltd.,
  • Talisker Resources Ltd. completes $12.5 million bought deal financing,
  • Golden Star Resources Ltd. closes US$470 million plan of arrangement with Chifeng Jilong Gold Mining Co., Ltd., Chijin International (Hong Kong) Limited and its assignee Kefei Investment (BVI) Limited,
  • Anjac SAS acquires Apollo Healthcare Corp.,

Career & Education


  • JD Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • BA, iBBA (Honours) Magna Cum Laude Schulich School of Business at York University
  • Exchange Program, Business, HEC Paris

Fasken Institute



Co-Author An Evaluation and Reform of Part XXIII.1 of the Ontario Securities Act: From 8 Years of Plaintiff Triumph to a More Balanced Approach 30:2 Banking and Finance Law Review
Co-Author Canadian Registration Requirements LexisNexis Practice Notes
Co-Author The OSC No-Contest Settlement Program: An Evaluation and Recommendation for Reform Canadian Journal of Administrative Law and Practice


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