Shahir Guindi
National co-Chair

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite 2100
Montréal, QC H3B 4W5
Phone: (514) 904-8126
Fax: (514) 904-8101

National co-Chair of the firm, a member of the firm’s Partnership Board, and formerly managing partner of the firm’s Montréal office. Practises in corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions and strategic ventures, including in the technology and life sciences sectors. Acts for many Canadian and US private equity funds in connection with their investments, divestitures, buyouts and fund formations, investment banks and a range of companies in private and public financings. Participates on the boards of a number of companies, a member of the Board of Directors of the Business Development Bank of Canada, and was co-Chair of Réseau Capital (Québec’s private equity and venture capital association) from 2010 to 2013. Named one of Canada’s "The Top 40 Under 40" in the November/December 2004 issue of Lexpert® Magazine. Ranked as a leading practitioner in seven categories, including Private Equity, Corporate Finance & Securities and Mergers & Acquisitions by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. Ranked in Chambers and listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada. Became a member of the New York and Québec Bars in 1990.

Year Called to the Bar:1990 (QC)
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