Sheldon Freeman

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-6256
Fax: (416) 979-1234

Partner. Practises mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance and securities law. Significant expertise in completing a wide range of multi-faceted transactions and has acted as counsel in a number of domestic and cross-border matters, including high-profile proxy contests, public take-over bids and other merger and acquisition transactions. Representative transactions include Sunovion Pharmaceuticals’ acquisition of Cynapsus Therapeutics for $841 million, the underwriters in the $3 billion private placement of maple bonds by Wells Fargo, Canadian Tire’s $771 million acquisition of The Forzani Group, and Four Seasons Hotels’ US$3.8 billion privatization. Corporate and securities practice includes advising various clients on corporate governance matters and acting on behalf of underwriters and issuers in numerous IPOs and subsequent offerings, including those of Whiterock REIT, RioCan REIT, Four Seasons Hotels, GMP Capital and Keystone North America. Member of the Securities Advisory Committee (SAC) of the Ontario Securities Commission. Recognized by The Best Lawyers in Canada (corporate law, M&A, leveraged buyouts/private equity and securities) and The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Corporate Finance & Securities. Ontario Bar (1997).

Year Called to the Bar:1997 (ON)
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