Peter Castiel is a partner in the Montréal office of Stikeman Elliott in the Corporate Group and is a member of the firm’s Partnership Board. Peter’s practice primarily focuses on cross-border mergers and acquisitions and financings. He has extensive expertise in advising private equity funds, sovereign wealth funds and leading public and private companies in connection with acquisitions, divestitures and investments. Peter was named the Best Lawyers' 2016 as Lawyer of the Year in Montréal in leveraged buyouts and private equity law. Recognized in: Chambers Canada 2018 in corporate/commercial – Québec; The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 in corporate law, M&A and leveraged buyouts and private equity law; Lexpert® 2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert® Special Edition — Corporate 2017; and The 2018 Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada. Member of the Canadian Bar Association. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1993.