Simon A. Romano
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Partner practising in public and private M&A, corporate finance, securities, corporate/commercial law, private equity and corporate governance. Advises domestic and international corporations and dealers in friendly and hostile take-overs, mergers and corporate finance matters, and on investment funds, alternative trading systems, REITs and private equity funds. Advised in connection with electricity and securities regulatory/stock exchange restructuring matters. Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada; Chambers Global: The World’s Leading Lawyers for Business; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory; PLC Which Lawyer?; The 2006 Lexpert® Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada. Formerly seconded to the OSC as special counsel and former member of its Securities Advisory Committee. Co-authored the first book on Canadian income funds. Former clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada. Recent mandates: the sale of HSBC Canada’s Canadian retail brokerage business to National Bank of Canada, acting for the vendor on the US$2.1 billion sale of ING Summit Industrial Fund REIT LP, and the US$340 million sale of Livingston International to a consortium made up of the Canada Pension Plan and Sterling Capital.
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