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Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)



Fasken’s M&A practice is a leader among Canadian law firms. We frequently advise on the most noteworthy and complex transactions and cross-border deals in the country. Our group routinely leads league tables, reflecting our deep experience and leadership in the sector, and is recognized for its excellence by various third party ranking agencies.

Our clients range from early stage companies to some of the world's leading multi-national public companies as well as private equity firms, investment banks, financial institutions and investors. Regardless of size, we approach each transaction with an unwavering commitment to excellence and integrate best-in-class lawyers in all major jurisdictions across our extensive M&A platform. We ensure that we understand the business objectives at hand, and take a practical, goal-oriented approach to get the deal done.

Whether we are lead counsel or working in close partnership with a client`s US law firm, we provide seamless transactional support across industries and  strategic counsel on all aspects of cross-border M&A, including negotiated acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, strategic alliances and contested corporate transactions. Our deal teams are supported by recognized experts in all major areas of practice, including tax, competition and antitrust, environmental, real estate, financial institutions, labour and employment, pensions, banking, technology, intellectual property and litigation with deep expertise in transactional matters.

With offices across Canada and experts in all the necessary supporting areas of an M&A transaction, our group is particularly well suited to advise on Northbound M&A.

Read about our client experience and review the expertise we’ve shared in our publications and presentations. To connect with us, please contact any of our lawyers to discuss how we can help.

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