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Cornell C.V. Wright

Torys LLP

Cornell C.V. Wright, Torys LLP

Co-head of Torys’ M&A practice and leading corporate lawyer with experience in M&A and corporate finance transactions. Extensive experience acting for bidders, targets and controlling shareholders in the full spectrum of public and private merger & acquisition transactions, including negotiated and contested acquisitions and divestitures, minority investments and carve-out transactions. Has also acted for both issuers and investment banks in a variety of public offerings for debt and equity. Also advises senior management, boards of directors and shareholders on corporate governance matters. Has represented some of Canada’s largest companies on their most significant transactions, including George Weston, Loblaw, Thomson Reuters, The Woodbridge Company, Scotiabank, Brookfield and BCE. Member of Torys’ Executive Committee. Member of the Board of Directors of the National Ballet of Canada and Board Director with the Loran Scholars Foundation. Co-chair, annual Champions of Public Education Tribute Dinner, in support of The Learning Partnership. Ontario Bar, 2002. LLB, 2000, University of Toronto. MBA, 2000, University of Toronto. BA, 1996, McGill University.

Year Called to the Bar:2002 (ON)
79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 865-7651
Fax: (416) 865-7380
E-mail: [email protected]

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  • Sep 16, 2015
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  • Jan 05, 2015
    Last year saw a continuing trend towards deals involving regulatory approvals, as the evolution of Canadian policies on “Canadian content” is likely to continue into the future

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