Canadian M&A Perspectives Private and Public Mergers & Acquisitions | Private Equity


The right advice makes or breaks a deal. Whether you are an acquirer, a target, a shareholder, a financial advisor, an investor, or an issuer, expert advice and innovative strategies are essential in M&A and financing transactions. Accomplished legal advisors play a key role in your deal’s success at each stage of the process. From analyzing the transaction at the outset, identifying value issues, advising on structuring the deal, shaping strategic approaches to minimize risk, negotiating and drafting important terms, to successfully closing the deal.

McCarthy Tétrault handles hundreds of M&A and private equity deals, year after year. Our team is consistently ranked as one of Canada’s most experienced, based on the volume and value of our announced and completed deals, both domestic and cross-border. In Canada, we are involved in a large number of the country’s most important transactions.

Members of our group advise on:

  • public and private company take-over bids, plans of arrangement and business combinations
  • private company asset and share transactions
  • corporate reorganizations
  • private equity and pension plan investments
  • acquisition financing

Our M&A practitioners work closely with other practice groups specializing in different industries, such as tax and banking, to support the unique legal needs of each deal and transaction.

About McCarthy Tétrault

McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres and in London, UK.

Built on a unique model of collaboration, the firm brings its legal talent, industry knowledge and practice experience, wherever needed, to help clients achieve the results that are important to them.