Simon A. Romano

Stikeman Elliott LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1B9
Phone: (416) 869-5596
Fax: (416) 947-0866

Simon Romano is a partner practising principally in securities, public and private M&A, private equity and corporate finance. He advises domestic and international corporations and dealers in friendly and hostile take-overs, mergers and corporate finance matters, and on investment funds, alternative trading systems, REITs, special purpose acquisition corporations (SPACs) and private equity funds. He carries out work for public companies, financial institutions, underwriters, private equity funds and regulatory and self-regulatory organisations, and also advises on corporate governance and securities enforcement matters. He was instrumental in the structuring and launch of SPACs in Canada. Simon is recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, IFLR1000, and The 2006 Lexpert® Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada, among others. He was previously seconded to the OSC as special counsel and is a former member of its Securities Advisory Committee. He is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, co-authored the first book on Canadian income funds and was a former clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1989 (ON)
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