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C Perry Spitznagel QC

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Perry is Vice Chairman and a Partnership Board member. He specialises in M&A, corporate finance and corporate governance. He has extensive national/cross-border experience in a wide variety of corporate finance/M&A transactions, including some of Canada's and North America's largest. He is lead Counsel to ATCO Group, a large public conglomerate engaged in wide variety of national/international businesses. Perry is widely recognised as a leading lawyer in his areas of expertise.


Admitted to the Ablerta bar, 1983.


Perry is a director of public and private companies and is a past member of the Alberta Securities Commission Advisory Committee. He is the Chair of WinSport, which owns and manages the legacy assets and programs of the 1988 Calgary Winter Olympics. He is also a member of the Advisory Board of the Samara Centre for Democracy, a non-profit organization dedicated to citizen engagement in democracy. He is a frequent speaker and has chaired national and international conferences on a variety of business law topics. Perry speaks French and German. A former international ski racer, Perry remains active in skiing.