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Mergers & Acquisitions

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Successful deals require the right mix of vision, strategic planning and experience.

Because no two M&A deals are alike, we structure transactions to meet clients’ unique objectives.  Identifying potential issues and regulatory requirements at an early stage allows us to propose solutions to meet these objectives.  This - along with the collective insight from hundreds of deals across our firm – is what creates value for our clients.


Our clients range from start-ups to industry leaders and include private equity funds, strategic buyers, boards of directors and independent committees, professional service firms, family businesses and their shareholders, as well as public companies listed on stock exchanges throughout the world.


Our expertise includes advising shareholders, boards, special committees and management in public and private financings, acquisitions and divestitures, proxy contests, take-over defence planning, capital reorganizations and management buy-outs.


We have expertise in a variety of industries, including mining, energy, transportation, agribusiness, financial institutions, investment funds, telecommunications and technology.


More than 100 Fasken lawyers focus on advancing M&A strategies for clients every day. Another 600 are available to step in with specific advice on tax strategies, competition and foreign investment laws, acquisition financing, labour and employment, corporate finance, intellectual property, foreign corrupt practices and government relations. This makes our M&A team one of the largest and most integrated in Canada and elsewhere.


Download the Canadian Hostile Take-Over Bid Study, subscribe to our blog, “Timely Disclosure”, browse our recent work or contact any of our lawyers for answers to your questions about public mergers and acquisitions.

IFLR 1000 Publication name with laurels IFLR 1000 IFLR1000 Canada ranks our Firm top tier (Tier 1) in M&A in British Columbia. We are also ranked in Alberta, Ontario and Quebec. The IFLR1000 is the guide to the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers.
Chambers & Partners Publication name with laurels Chambers Canada Recognition for the Firm Chambers Canada (2017) recognizes our firm in the area of Corporate/M&A.
IFLR 1000 Publication name with laurels IFLR 1000 12 Lawyers Recognized for Expertise Recognizes 12 of our lawyers for their expertise in Capital Markets and M&A
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