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Gesta Abols Toronto Lawyer

Gesta A. Abols

Partner Fasken
I love working with my clients to help identify and solve problems that help them accomplish their goals and to protect them from critics.
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 and business restructurings. Gesta provides expert legal advice, superior service and structure to bring clarity to complex challenges.

Gesta is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where he teaches the course the Art of the Deal. In addition, he is an active member of the Mergers & Acquisitions Subcommittee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association and has been an issue group leader for various Canadian Deal Points Studies.

He has been recognized as a leader in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Corporate Finance & Securities and Mining by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.

  • 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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