Niko Veilleux is a partner in Osler’s Montréal office. His practice focuses on public and private mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, securities, corporate governance matters and private equity/venture capital, notably complex cross-border and multi-jurisdictional transactions. Niko has represented Canadian, US, Australian and other foreign public and private companies, boards and independent committees, underwriters and private equity funds in connection with mergers & acquisitions, take-over bids, going private transactions, public and private financings, private placements and corporate governance. His clients include public and private companies, boards and independent committees, underwriters and private equity funds. Niko has taught mergers & acquisitions law at the McGill University Faculty of Law. He was called to the New York State Bar in 2001 and worked for Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and Melbourne, Australia until 2005. Niko was called to the Québec Bar in 2006.