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Sarah Gingrich Mergers and Acquisitions Calgary Lawyer

Sarah Gingrich

Partner Fasken
Jurisdiction Alberta, 2009 | Ontario, 2005
Language(s) English
Office(s) Calgary

Sarah’s practice is focused on securities and capital markets, mergers and acquisitions, shareholder activism and corporate governance. Canadian and international corporations, underwriters and investors rely on Sarah for her practical, results-oriented approach to complex legal issues across a wide range of industries, including energy, oil and gas, mining, technology, life sciences and financial services.

Sarah has extensive experience on domestic and cross-border corporate finance transactions and public and private mergers and acquisitions. Sarah frequently acts on going-public transactions, plans of arrangement, amalgamations, public offerings, private equity transactions, strategic investments and take-over bids.

Sarah is trusted by management and boards of directors of publically-listed and private companies for her corporate governance and strategic advice, as well as her expertise in corporate structuring and securities regulatory matters. Sarah holds an ICD.D from the Institute of Corporate Directors and has acted as corporate secretary for a number of public and private entities. Recognized as an Acritas “Star Lawyer”, by the IFLR 1000 as “Highly Regarded for M&A” and by the Legal 500 Canada as a “Next Generation Partner”, Sarah often provides insights to business media, including Reuters, BNN News and the Globe and Mail.

Sarah is a National Co-Leader of the Firm’s Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions Steering Committee in addition to being the Practice Group’s leader in Calgary.

Prior to re-joining Fasken, Sarah practiced with a prominent international law firm in Dubai and with another recognized national law firm in Calgary.

  • Recognized nationwide as Highly Regarded in M&A, IFLR 1000 2019 to 2021
  • For Capital Markets, The Legal 500 Canada 2018 to 2020
  • Recognized as an Acritas Star™ Lawyer, Acritas Stars 2017 to 2019
Legal 500 Publication name with laurels The Legal 500 Canada For Capital Markets
Acritas Stars Publication name with laurels Acritas Stars Recognized as an Acritas Star™ Lawyer
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  • ICD.D, Institute of Corporate Directors Rotman School of Management
  • LLB Dalhousie University
  • MA Wilfrid Laurier University
  • BA University of Western Ontario

Community involvement

  • Past Director Calgary French and International School Society
  • Board Of Directors Foothills Soccer

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member Institute of Corporate Directors
  • Member Law Society of Alberta
  • Member Canadian Bar Association
  • Member Calgary Bar Association
  • Member Association of Women Lawyers
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