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Vincent A. Mercier

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Vincent A. Mercier, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Recognized by peers and clients as one of the leading M&A lawyers in Canada, Vince has acted on many of Canada’s most important transactions. His practical advice and methodical approach achieve significant success for public and private clients in transactions of all sizes, domestic and international. Vince represents acquirers, targets, controlling shareholders and committees of independent directors in public company acquisitions, both negotiated and hostile. He also acts for strategic and private equity buyers in private M&A transactions. He has extensive experience in cross-border transactions and across all industries, including financial services, communications and media, technology, mining and energy. Vince also advises public company Boards on activism defence and other corporate governance issues. Select Recognition: Chambers Canada; IFLR1000; The Legal 500 Canada; The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada; Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada; The Best Lawyers in Canada’s Toronto Mergers and Acquisitions Law Lawyer of the Year 2018; Who’s Who Legal: Canada; Who’s Who Legal: Capital Markets and Corporate.

Year Called to the Bar:1990 (ON)
155 Wellington St W
Toronto, ON
Phone: (416) 863-5579
Fax: (416) 863-0871
E-mail: [email protected]

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Big Deals, Suits or Real Estate Transactions

Mentioned in Lexpert Publications

  • Jan 07, 2020
    On December 10, 2019, affiliates of real estate funds managed by The Blackstone Group Inc. (collectively, Blackstone) acquired all of the subsidiaries and assets of Dream Global Real Estate ...
  • Feb 06, 2017
    Overall in 2016, there were several outbound deals, including Fortis’s acquisition of Michigan-based ITC Holdings and Enbridge’s acquisition of Spectra Energy. Lawyers told us that their “Canadian ...
  • May 27, 2016
    New approaches and very different types of deals are required in a challenging deals landscape
  • Jan 04, 2016
    As the definition of “Canadian” expanded, last year’s top deals highlighted the importance of infrastructure and real estate as well as vendors making strategic dispositions
  • May 30, 2014
    Were the blockbuster retail M&As in Canada in 2013 an anomaly or a sign of things to come?

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Special Edition Corporate
Special Edition Energy
Special Edition Finance and M&A
Special Edition Technology
US/Canada Cross-Border Guide-Corporate