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 energy, infrastructure, financial services, technology, 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. Lectures frequently at selected law schools, conferences and elsewhere on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and securities law. Consistently Recommended by Lexpert®, 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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