100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2000 (ON)
Stephen McKersie is a partner in the Toronto office of Gowling WLG and is a member of the firm’s Business Law Group. Stephen practises in the areas of corporate, commercial, and securities law with a particular emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, restructurings, debt and equity financing, and commercial contract negotiations for Canadian and international corporations with a presence in Canada. He acts for clients in a diverse range of industry sectors, including manufacturing, technology, beverage and alcohol, payments, gaming, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, automotive, insurance, and advertising. Stephen is the relationship partner for a number of major corporate clients and is the national leader of the firm’s US Initiative, which is responsible for enhancing the firm’s relationships with clients, organizations, and law firms in the United States. He has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory since 2012 and was named an Acritas Star in 2018, 2019, and 2020.
De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited (“DHC”) completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of the Dash 8 aircraft program from Bombardier Inc. (“Bombardier”) for gross proceeds of approximately US$300 million