Provided by Bill Gorman
Partner. Extensive experience in all aspects of the Canadian capital markets and has played a leading role in many of Canada’s most innovative capital markets transactions. Led or played a significant role on over 30 domestic and cross-border IPOs and going-public transactions. Regularly represents issuers and underwriters on follow-on offerings of equity (common and preferred) and debt (investment grade and convertible) and other public markets transactions including mergers and acquisitions, rights offerings, ATM programs and issuer bids. Extensively involved in the development of the Canadian REIT and SPAC sectors and regularly advises boards of directors and special committees on governance and compliance matters.
Recognized as a leading lawyer in numerous publications: Chambers Global and Chambers Canada (capital markets: debt & equity), Best Lawyers in Canada (corporate, M&A, securities), IFLR 1000 (capital markets: debt and equity, M&A), The Legal 500 Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, the Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A and the Lexpert Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Energy Lawyers.
Editor and contributor to Real Property Association of Canada’s Canadian REIT Handbook.
Prior to joining Goodmans, acted as legal counsel in the Corporate Finance Branch of the OSC.
Well-established Toronto-based lawyer Bill Gorman represents companies from a variety of industry sectors in public offerings and private placements. His clientele includes issuers and underwriters.
"He has a good reputation as a securities lawyer."