John P. Vettese
Year called to the Bar:
Partner — securities. Practice emphasis on corporate finance and M&A in the mining, income trusts, technology and diversified industries sectors. Has acted as lead counsel on several M&A transactions and for a number of public clients and investment dealers involved in complex and innovative securities matters. Significant experience in advising emerging and mid-market companies navigating their way through the public markets for the first time. Has developed an expertise in the emerging area of cross-border initial public offerings by US emerging and mid-market issuers seeking listings on Canadian stock exchanges. Became the youngest member appointed to Cassels Brock’s Executive Committee and is a past chair of the Securities Group. Called to the Ontario Bar in 1995.