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Year called to bar: 1998 (ON)
Gordon Raman practises in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and corporate finance. Gordon has worked with clients in a broad range of industries, including automation and technology, private equity, financial services, real estate and engineering and construction. Gordon advises senior management and boards of public and private companies in M&A transactions including takeover bids, plans of arrangements, share and asset acquisitions and distressed M&A transactions. He also advises boards and special committees on corporate governance matters. In addition, Gordon advises issuers, underwriters and investors in corporate finance transactions of equity and debt securities, including high-yield securities and works with private equity clients in fund formations. Gordon was seconded for a period to a large technology company in order to provide day-to-day legal advice and to assist in developing a process for the provision of continuing legal advice to the company. Gordon has taught a corporate law course at Osgoode Hall Law School as an adjunct professor and has co-taught an M&A course at Western Law. Gordon has written numerous articles in the areas of M&A and corporate finance.
On January 15, 2016, Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. (MTS) (TSX: MBT) completed the sale of its Allstream division to Zayo Group, LLC (Zayo), a leading provider of communications infrastructure and network-neutral colocation and connectivity, in an all cash transaction for $465 million.
ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. (ATS or the Company) completed the acquisition of all shares of M+W Process Automation GmbH and ProFocus LLC, collectively M+W PA, a leading global provider of engineering-based automation services and solutions focused on the control, performance monitoring and measurement of critical production processes. The purchase price based on enterprise value of approximately €248 million (C$362 million at current exchange rates) is subject to net debt and working capital adjustments.
WSP Global Inc., one of the world's leading professional services firms, completed the previously announced acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding capital stock of the entities comprising the business of Parsons Brinckerhoff Group, the professional services division of Balfour Beatty plc.
Bell Nordiq Income Fund, a Montreal-based unincorporated limited purpose trust created to indirectly acquire and hold partnership units of Télébec, Limited Partnership and Northern Telephone, Limited Partnership, completed an initial public offering of its units on April 23, 2002.