When a merger or acquisition is being considered, acquirers, target companies, financial advisers, shareholders and regulators all come to the table with different needs and objectives. Regardless of your position, it is critical to have sophisticated legal counsel at your side to ensure your interests are effectively advanced.
WeirFoulds acts for national and international public and private companies, corporate boards, financial institutions, regulators and shareholder groups in merger and acquisition transactions. We provide seamless legal services and are regularly involved in multi-faceted, multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions to many of Canada’s largest corporations and financial institutions, as well as many smaller, growth-oriented companies and not-for-profits. We have extensive experience assisting clients with both friendly and hostile takeovers, plans of arrangement and leveraged buyouts. We also manage due diligence for our clients to ensure they have full knowledge of the opportunities and risks associated with a transaction.
We take a multi-disciplinary approach to our merger and acquisition files, engaging our corporate, securities, tax, competition, financial services, labour and employment, pensions, intellectual property and regulatory law experts as necessary to ensure our clients receive excellent advice that is tailored to their needs.
We regularly partner with our clients on matters concerning: