John Vettese is a partner who practises in the area of corporate finance and M&A in the mining, technology and diversified industries sectors. He has acted for a number of public clients and investment dealers involved in complex and innovative securities matters and as lead counsel on several M&A transactions. John has significant experience in advising emerging and mid-market companies who are navigating their way through the public markets for the first time. He has developed a particular expertise in the emerging area of cross-border initial public offerings by US emerging and mid-market issuers seeking listings on Canadian stock exchanges. John is a member of Cassels Brock’s Executive Committee and is Deputy Managing Partner of the firm. He is also recognized as a leading lawyer in the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada and The Best Lawyers in Canada. John was called to the Ontario Bar in 1995.