Sean Stevens’ corporate and commercial practice is focused on domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, private equity transactions, corporate reorganizations and infrastructure projects. Clients include public and private companies, private equity funds and investors and lenders and project sponsors.
Clients rely on Sean for creative and pragmatic advice in structuring, negotiating and completing acquisition and financing transactions. For two decades Sean has advised public and private companies on significant acquisition and sale transactions, corporate reorganizations and public offerings. Sean has experience across a wide range of industries including communications, energy, manufacturing, technology, chemicals, financial services and mining, to name a few.
Sean also advises private equity funds on fund formation issues including structuring funds, negotiations with investors and ongoing governance matters, as well as on investments and dispositions by those funds.
In his infrastructure practice, Sean also regularly advises sponsors and lenders in connection with complex infrastructure transactions, including public private partnerships (PPP), in Canada and the United States. Notable transactions in which Sean has played a key role include the UC Merced 2020 Project (recognized by IJGlobal Americas as the 2016 North America Social Infrastructure Deal of the Year), the Pennsylvania Rapid Bridges Project (IJGlobal North American PPP Deal of the Year for 2015) and the Eglinton Crosstown Light Rail Transit project (IJGlobal North American Rail Deal of the Year for 2015).
Sean is the firm’s relationship partner for ArcelorMittal Dofasco and DuPont, managing the firm's relationship with these key clients.
Sean is the Vice Chair for the Ontario region’s Business Law practice group. He is also Chair of the Toronto office’s Student Committee. His expertise has been recognized by Legal 500 Canada.