Simon A. Romano

Stikeman Elliott LLP

199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West
Toronto, ON M5L 1B9
Phone: (416) 869-5596
Fax: (416) 947-0866
E-mail: [email protected]

Simon Romano is a partner in the Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. His practice focuses on securities, public and private M&A, private equity, and corporate finance. He advises domestic and international corporations and dealers in friendly and hostile takeovers, mergers, and corporate finance matters, and on investment funds, alternative trading systems, REITs, special purpose acquisition corporations (SPACs), and private equity funds. He carries out work for public companies, financial institutions, underwriters, private equity funds, regulatory and self-regulatory organizations, and also advises on corporate governance, executive compensation, and securities enforcement matters. He was instrumental in the structure and launch of special purpose acquisition companies in Canada. He has been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Global, Chambers Canada, The Legal 500 Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, and The Lexpert® Guide to the 100 Most Creative Lawyers in Canada, among others. He was previously seconded to the Ontario Securities Commission as special counsel and is a former member of its Securities Advisory Committee. He co-authored the first book on Canadian income funds and is a former clerk at the Supreme Court of Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1989 (ON)
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