We have extensive experience and expertise in advising clients in respect of innovative, sophisticated and complex merger and acquisition transactions, including formal and exempt take-over bids, amalgamations and plans of arrangement. Our partners have guided clients through both public and private mergers and acquisitions of a variety of sizes from small to those involving billions of dollars.

Experienced legal counsel is essential on all mergers and acquisitions and for all clients, ranging from local start-ups to those with international reach. Our experience includes transactions covering multiple jurisdictions, both domestically and internationally, and the advice we have provided includes advice on structuring considerations, related party rules, special committee obligations and other securities regulatory matters, take-over defences and contested shareholder meetings. Where required, we also advise clients with respect to the notification and review processes under the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act.

Our clients have included both acquirors and sellers, as well as financial advisors and valuators and special committees of boards of directors. With decades of experience assisting clients successfully complete mergers and acquisitions, you can be assured that Allen McDonald Swartz LLP will provide you with the right level of legal advice required to successfully complete your transaction.