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Zach Austin, Associate

Zach Austin

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Ontario, 2018
Language(s) English
Office(s) Toronto


Zach Austin maintains a broad corporate/commercial and securities law practice for private and publicly-held companies. He advises clients on a wide range of transactional matters, including domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, public and private financings and go-public transactions.

Zach is a graduate of Queen’s University, Faculty of Law. Prior to attending law school, Zach obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Criminology from Western University.

Zach summered and articled with the Firm, and was seconded to Cisco Systems, Inc. Zach joined the firm as an associate in 2018.

Outside of the law, Zach enjoys hockey, football, squash, fishing and travelling.


Client Work

  • Co-operators Financial Services Limited acquires Smart Employee Benefits Inc.,
  • Elemental Royalties Corp. announces the completion of a share-for-share merger of equals with Altus Strategies plc.,
  • Slate Grocery REIT announces US$180 million investment by Slate North American Essential Real Estate Income Fund in connection with Slate Grocery REIT’s US$425 million acquisition of new grocery-anchored real estate portfolio,
  • Elemental Royalties Corp. successfully defends against hostile takeover bid by Gold Royalty Corp.,
  • Equitable Group Inc. closes C$230 million subscription receipt offering,
  • Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. and Agnico Eagle Mines Limited complete merger of equals,
  • Beacon Securities Limited leads underwriting syndicate in C$4.26 million bought deal offering for Salona Global,
  • Anjac SAS acquires Apollo Healthcare Corp.,
  • Green Scientific Labs Holdings Inc. completes reverse takeover of Prominex Resource Corp.,

Career & Education


  • JD Queen's University
  • BA Western University



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