Faran Umar-Khitab
Faran Umar-Khitab
Partner at Gowling WLG
(416) 862-3582
(416) 862-7661
100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2008
Faran Umar-Khitab is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office with a very active transactional mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, corporate governance and commercial law practice. He routinely advises institutional investors, private equity funds, venture capital funds and strategic purchasers on complex investments, acquisitions and dispositions across a number of industries. He also advises a number of TSX and TSXV-listed issuers on public and private financing transactions, continuous disclosure requirements, commercial agreements and provides general counsel services to a number of clients. Faran has considerable experience negotiating complex purchase and sale agreements; leading capital markets transactions; structuring shareholder, partnership and joint venture arrangements; and implementing complex cross-border tax structures. Faran volunteers as a mentor to undergraduate students of the University of Toronto's Rotman Commerce program and actively volunteers in other capacities at the university.
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De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“DHC”) completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Dash 8 aircraft program from Bombardier Inc. (“Bombardier”) for gross proceeds of approximately US$300 million
On May 20, 2015, BCE Inc. (BCE) and Rogers Communications Inc. (Rogers) completed their acquisition of GLENTEL Inc. (GLENTEL), a Canadian-based multi-carrier mobile products distributor.
Sterigenics International LLC, a sterilization services and a portfolio company of GTCR LLC, a private equity firm based in Chicago, Illinois, acquired Nordion Inc., a provider of products and services to the global health science market.