April 01, 2005
Lexpert-Thomson-FindLaw has published its first issue of Lexpert for the U.S. market, and with it, its first Guide to the Leading 100 Canada/U.S. Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada 2005. Phil Brown and Peter Jewett are ranked as leading practitioners in mergers and acquisitions; Stephen Donovan is ranked in the private equity area.
"Transformational U.S. Acquisitions by Canadian Income Funds: The Next Wave in Cross-Border Income Securities" was also featured in the issue, where Phil Brown, Richard Willoughby and Alexandra Kau discuss the particularities of U.S. acquisitions by Canadian income funds. With immediate accretion as their primary objective, these deals require the coordination of multiple and concurrent transactions that straddle the border. Torys is uniquely positioned to handle these transformational deals.