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Michael Gans

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Michael Gans, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Michael's practice focuses on international inbound as well as domestic merger & acquisition transactions. Michael has advised on many of Canada's highest-profile M&A transactions, including BHP Billiton/Potash, CNOOC/Nexen, Onex/WestJet and the Hudson’s Bay privatization, as well as numerous middle-market transactions. Michael frequently acts for financial sponsors in both platform and roll-up transactions. Recent examples of his experience include advising The Stars Group on its combination with Flutter Entertainment, Starlight Fund 5 on its acquisition by Tricon Capital and Americold Realty Trust in connection with its acquisition of Nova Cold Logistics. Michael also regularly acts for special committees of boards in connection with internal investigations and related party transactions.

Year Called to the Bar:1996 (ON)
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 863-2286
Fax: (416) 863-2653
E-mail: [email protected]

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