Mihkel Voore is a partner in the Capital Markets, Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. His practice focuses on corporate and securities law, specializing in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance and contested shareholder meetings. He is a former co-Chair of the Securities Group and the former chair of the Corporate Finance Group in the Toronto office. Mihkel’s extensive corporate finance experience has included significant equity offerings by Canadian financial institutions and pharmaceutical, biotech, mining and energy companies, as well as medium term note and other public and private debt offerings by large Canadian and US companies and banks. His M&A experience includes various transactions including a tender offer by a large multinational pharmaceutical and chemicals company for the minority shares of its Canadian subsidiary, and acquisitions by Canada’s largest technology company, a large Norwegian metals and energy conglomerate and a major African gold mining company. Mihkel is a member of the Law Society of Ontario, the Canadian Bar Association and the International Bar Association. He acted as legal advisor to the Expert Panel on Securities Regulation appointed by the federal Minister of Finance.