100 King St W, Suite 3400, 1 First Canadian Pl, PO Box 130, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1985 (ON)
Gary Solway is Managing Partner of the Technology, Media & Entertainment Group. His practice focuses on all aspects of corporate/commercial, corporate governance, special committee, and securities work, primarily for clients in the technology, media and entertainment fields. Gary also acts for both U.S. and Canadian private equity and venture capital investors and for foreign buyers acquiring Canadian businesses. Gary has been repeatedly recognized as a leading lawyer in corporate law, securities law, technology law and/or private equity law by Best Lawyers in Canada, the Canadian Lexpert Directory, the Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, and the Lexpert Guide to the Leading U.S./Canada Cross-border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. He was also recognized in Lexpert's 2006 Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada as one of the Top 40 Corporate Lawyers in Canada to Watch. He is one of three co-lead authors of Directors' Duties in Canada, 7th Edition (2021), published by LexisNexis. He has been active as a director or officer of the CVCA, Canada's venture capital and private equity association since 2001.
On January 5, 2018, BCE Inc. (Bell) completed its acquisition of all of the approximately 11.4 million common shares of AlarmForce Industries Inc. (AlarmForce) for a total aggregate consideration of approximately $182 million The Acquisition is part of Bell’s Connected Home strategy.