Partner in the Business Law Group at Torkin Manes LLP, Kobi has built a robust practice that encompasses a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, with a particular emphasis on private equity, mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance, both domestic and cross-border. He has extensive experience across a wide array of industries and capably represents a diversity of clients on both sides of the border, including entrepreneurs, owner-managers, developers, manufacturers, distributors, retailers, as well as private equity firms, merchant banks, venture capital firms and companies in the healthcare sector. Kobi’s extensive expertise allows him to confidently counsel his clients at all stages, while strategically leading them through mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of businesses, debt and equity financings, venture capital investments, private equity-sponsored transactions, corporate governance mandates, reorganizations, as well as other corporate and commercial transactions. Called to the Bar in Ontario, New York and District of Columbia. Member of CBA, ABA, OBA, NYSBA and BADC. Kobi has been recognized by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory in the Corporate Mid-Market area and was honoured as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40, in 2020.
On March 11, 2019, Azelis, a leading specialty chemical supplier operating globally, announced it had acquired Chemroy, a Canadian distributor of specialty chemicals and food ingredients. The transaction sees Azelis acquire 100% of Chemroy Canada Holdings Inc.