William B. Rosenberg

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

1501 McGill College Ave, Fl 26
Montréal, QC H3A 3N9
Phone: (514) 841-6421
Fax: (514) 841-6499
E-mail: [email protected]

A senior corporate partner specializing in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Governance, Private Equity, and Infrastructure, William has extensive cross-border experience and regularly acts as lead counsel on complex transactions, representing clients from across Canada, the United States, and Europe. William is currently lead Canadian counsel to Alstom SA in its acquisition of Bombardier Transportation, for net proceeds expected to be up to €5.3 billion. William`s representative work also includes having acted as lead counsel to Yara International in its $1.6 billion acquisition of a Canadian nitrogen fertilizer producer, a transaction which received the Foreign In-Bound Acquisition Dealmaker Award, as presented by Canadian Dealmakers. William has the distinction of being the only non-US lawyer to serve as Chair of the American Bar Association (ABA) Business Law Section, the largest specialty group within the ABA. He is also a past editor-in-chief of The Business Lawyer, the premier peer-reviewed business law journal in the US. Select Recognition: IFLR1000Lexpert® Special Edition — Finance & M&A; Lexpert® Special Edition — Infrastructure; The Best Lawyers in CanadaWho’s Who Legal: Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1989 (QC)
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