Simon A. Romano

Stikeman Elliott LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1B9
Phone: (416) 869-5596
Fax: (416) 947-0866

Simon Romano is a partner in the Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups and former member of the Management Committee in the Toronto office. His practice focuses on securities, public and private mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance. He advises public companies, financial institutions, underwriters, investment funds, private equity funds, REITs and income trusts, alternative trading systems and regulatory and self-regulatory organizations. He also advises on corporate governance and executive compensation matters. Simon was instrumental in the structure and launch of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) in Canada. Simon is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, IFLR1000, The 2006 Lexpert® Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada, among others. He was previously seconded to the OSC as special counsel and is a former member of its Securities Advisory Committee. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, co-authored the first book on Canadian income funds and was a former clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1989 (ON)
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