Ian Arellano is co-head of Torys' International Initiative and partner in Torys' Capital Markets Practice. He has extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic alliances, licensing and other contractual matters and is active in the mining and financial services sector.
He has represented Sherritt, Inmet, ArcelorMittal, Xstrata, AREVA, Vale, Inco, Noranda Inc. Falconbridge Limited, The Bank of Nova Scotia, The Toronto-Dominion Bank, The Bank of Montreal, RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada, Clarica Life Insurance Company, Microsoft Corporation, ICI PLC and Unilever PLC.
Mandates have included complex multijurisdictional transactions and have spanned a broad range of business sectors, including banking, insurance, wealth management, mining, hi-tech, consumer products, automotive and industrial products. Ian has been involved in transactions in numerous countries, including the United States, China, India, Australia, Thailand, Indonesia, the Philippines, Greece, the United Kingdom, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama, Venezuela, Colombia, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile, Dominican Republic, Bermuda, Puerto Rico, Jamaica, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados and Cayman Islands.