Gesta A. Abols

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-4186
Fax: (416) 979-1234

Partner. Advises clients on M&A, corporate finance, strategic investments and business restructurings. Provides superior legal advice and service to bring clarity to complex legal issues. Notable transactions include: Premier Truck Group, part of the Penske Automotive Group family of companies in its acquisitions of St. Catharines Truck & Tractor and Harper Truck Centres, Penske Truck Leasing in its various Canadian bond offerings, Wells Fargo in connection with the restructuring of Sears Canada, RGL Group Management in connection with various recapitalization transactions and Cintas Corporation’s acquisition of G&K Services for US$2.2 billion. Adjunct Professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where he teaches the course the Art of the Deal. Active member of the M&A subcommittee of the Business Law Section of the ABA and has been an issue group leader for various Canadian Deal Points Studies. Also a member of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada and Rocky Mountain Mineral Law Foundation. Has been an instructor at the Osgoode Certificate in Mining Law Course regarding joint ventures. Frequent author and speaker on various topics in the areas of corporate finance, M&A and mining.

Year Called to the Bar:2002
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