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Year called to bar: 1995 (ON)
Ian Palm is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Toronto office. His practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and private equity. Ian has extensive experience working with Canadian and international clients in a variety of industries with particular emphasis on the technology, energy, and infrastructure sectors. He represents private and public companies, major corporations, pension funds, and private equity and venture capital investors. Acting for issuers, investors, and underwriters, Ian has advised clients in a range of corporate finance and M&A transactions, including private placements, public offerings, private equity and venture capital transactions, joint ventures, and public and private M&A. Ian speaks frequently at law schools, institutes, conferences, and elsewhere on mergers & acquisitions, private equity, and securities law. He has been included in The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada since 2009 and has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada and TheLegal 500 Canada. Admitted to the Ontario Bar in 1995.
On August 17, 2016, BWXT Canada Ltd. (“BWXT Canada”), a subsidiary of BWX Technologies, Inc. (NYSE:BWXT), entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire all of the shares of the GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy Canada Inc. (“GEH-C”) joint venture.