666 Burrard St, Suite 1700, Park Pl, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1983 (BC)
Noordin Nanji, QC, is a partner, a member of Stikeman Elliott's National Partnership Board and head of the Corporate/Securities Group in the Vancouver office. He advises public and private companies with respect to mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, the formation and financing of both public and private business ventures and complex strategic transactions. He advised clients in the forestry, mining, technology, outsourcing, investment banking and alternative energy industries, among others. During that time, Noordin was ranked as a leading lawyer in Corporate Commercial Law by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. He was also recognized by EuroMoney Magazine as leading corporate finance counsel in the Guide to the World's Leading Capital Markets Lawyers. From 1998 to 2009, Noordin held various senior executive positions at Ballard Power Systems Inc. including, most recently, Vice-President, Strategy and Development. While at Ballard, Noordin was responsible for developing most of Ballard's key strategic initiatives and held several senior executive roles, focusing on strategy, corporate and business development, intellectual property, corporate governance and complex international transactions.
On May 24, 2017, Swander Pace Capital, a leading private equity firm specializing in investments in consumer product companies, completed the sale of its significant equity stake in Kicking Horse Coffee to the Lavazza Group, who, with this transaction, holds an 80-per-cent interest in the company, which was valued at $215 million.