David A. Chaikof

Torys LLP

79 Wellington St W, Suite 3000, Box 270, TD Ctr
Toronto, ON M5K 1N2
Phone: (416) 865-8126
Fax: (416) 865-7380
E-mail: [email protected]

Managing partner of the New York Office. Focus on M&A and capital markets. Advised on more than 200 high-profile capital markets transactions. Lead advisor to Fairfax Financial on their M&A mandates, going private transactions, strategic investments and capital markets transactions. Led the Goldman Sachs sale of Alliance Films to eONE and the first cross-border bond offering by a First Nation enterprise in Canada. Advised Cognos on its strategic review process, leading to the sale to IBM. Advises companies on corporate governance and securities compliance matters. Counsel to special committees of boards of directors. Lectured and published articles on stockholder activism, poison pills, cross-border debt offerings, the multijurisdictional disclosure system, corporate governance and shareholder arrangements. Ontario Bar, 1987. LLB, 1985, University of Western Ontario.

Year Called to the Bar:1987 (ON)
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