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John E. Emanoilidis

Torys LLP

John E. Emanoilidis, Torys LLP

Co-head of Torys’ M&A Practice. Practice focuses on corporate/commercial and securities law, with an emphasis on M&A and corporate finance. Has significant experience in a wide range of corporate and securities law transactions, including complex M&A and corporate finance transactions. Also advises companies, directors and shareholders on corporate governance and securities compliance matters. Significant experience advising domestic and foreign acquirors, selling shareholders and investment banks in all aspects of M&A (public and private), including hostile take-over bids, strategic review processes, proxy contests, going-private transactions, private equity transactions and negotiated acquisitions. Extensive experience in corporate finance transactions, representing issuers, underwriters and investors in domestic and international debt and equity public offerings and private placements. Also provides ongoing advice to public companies on their disclosure, corporate governance and other corporate and securities law obligations. Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Institute's Corporate Financing Journal and Merger and Acquisitions Journal. Ontario Bar, 1999. LLB, 1997, Osgoode Hall. BA (With High Distinction), 1994, University of Toronto.

Year Called to the Bar:1999 (ON)
79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 865-8145
Fax: (416) 865-7380
E-mail: jemanoilidis@torys.com

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  • Aug 02, 2016
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