W. Ian Palm

Gowling WLG

100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl
Toronto, ON M5X 1G5
Phone: (416) 369-7332
Fax: (416) 862-7661
E-mail: ian.palm@gowlingwlg.com

Partner in the firm’s Toronto office. Practice focuses on the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, private equity and infrastructure. Regularly acts for national and international clients in various industries including technology, energy, infrastructure, financial services, communications and life sciences. Regularly advises a number of private and public companies, several of the firm’s major corporate clients, and a number of pension funds, private equity groups, infrastructure and venture capital investors. Experience includes acting for issuers, investors and underwriters in private placements and public offerings; public and private mergers & acquisitions, including shareholder activism and contested transactions; private equity, infrastructure and venture capital financing and fund formation and investment matters. Speaks frequently at selected law schools, institutes, conferences and elsewhere on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, technology and securities law. Most Frequently ranked by Lexpert® in a number of practice areas which has also named him one of the “Top 40 Lawyers Under 40” in the past. Also appears in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada and in other leading guides. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1995.

Year Called to the Bar:1995 (ON)
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