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Gesta Abols Toronto Lawyer

Gesta A. Abols

Partner Fasken
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Jurisdiction Ontario, 2002
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto
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Gesta Abols’ practice is focused on mergers & acquisitions (including private equity), strategic investments, corporate governance and shareholder activism. Gesta provides expert legal advice, superior service and structure to bring clarity to complex challenges. Gesta is the co-chair of the firm’s US Committee and on the executive of the firm’s Securities Mergers & Acquisitions Committee.

Gesta is consistently recognized as a leader in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Corporate Finance & Securities and Mining by various third party ranking organizations.

Gesta is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where he teaches the course the Art of the Deal and is an active member of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity and Venture Capital Committees of the American Bar Association.

  • Recognized in Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law and Securities Law in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020
  • Recognized in Legal 500 (2019), Legal 500 2019
  • Recognized for Private Equity, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018 to 2019
The Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized in Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law and Securities Law in the 2020 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada
2019 Legal 500 Recognized in Legal 500 (2019)
2018 to 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Recognized for Private Equity
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Education

  • Certificate, Mining Law Osgoode Hall Law School at York University
  • JD, Law University of Toronto
  • BA (Honours), Economics Queen's University

Community involvement

  • Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law (The Art of the Deal course)

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada
  • Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation
Speaker Recent Developments in M&A Law—Insight from the M&A Lawyers Library location location Orlando, FL, USA ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting
Speaker M&A Jurisprudence Subcommittee meeting location location Montreal, QC, Canada ABA's 2016 Business Law Section Spring Meeting
Speaker M&A Jurisprudence regarding double materiality carve-outs location location Chicago, IL, USA ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting

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