40 King St W, Suite 5800, Scotia Plaza, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1993 (ON)
Michael Caruso is a partner in the Corporate Group, based in the Toronto office. His practice is focused on cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions, leveraged and management buyouts, divestitures and other complex specialty situation solutions and transactions. His clients include leading US, Canadian, and foreign public, private and multinational banks, non-bank financial service companies, private equity firms, family offices, insurance firms and technology companies in a variety industries, including financial services, transportation and automotive, technology, gaming and manufacturing. Michael led the development of, and heads, the firm’s mergers & acquisitions transaction services and tax underwriting practice group. This group counsels transaction parties on the purchase of insurance in conjunction with mergers & acquisitions; advises leading transaction and tax insurers with their underwriting efforts when considering the issuance of policies; and assists insurers in the claims process. Michael is recognized as a leading practitioner in Canada and globally, and has served in a number of senior leadership and management roles throughout his career.