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Provided by Emmanuel Pressman

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Emmanuel (Manny) Pressman is Chair of Osler's Corporate Department and former Head of M&A. He represents public and private companies, private equity sponsors, special committees, boards of directors, and financial advisers involved in take-over bids, negotiated and contested mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and a range of corporate transactions and restructurings. Clients have included Constellation Brands, Magna International, Blackstone, TPG Capital, KingSett Capital, Vector Capital, Fairfax Financial, Walter Energy, The ADT Corporation, and Shoppers Drug Mart.

Mr. Pressman is widely and repeatedly recognized as among the country’s leading M&A practitioners. In 2020, he was recognized by IFLR as M&A Lawyer of the Year (Canada) and, in 2019, as one of Canada's Top 25 Most Influential Lawyers by Canadian Lawyer annual peer survey.

A frequent speaker at conferences relating to M&A, he has guest lectured at leading law schools and the IBA Mergers &Acquisitions Conference in New York.

Among his community involvement, Mr. Pressman serves on the Board of the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation.

Professional Memberships

Canadian Bar Association, Ontario Bar Association, Law Society of Ontario

Publications

Co-author of the Canada chapter of the International Mergers & Acquisitions Review for the past 10 years

Personal

Western University, J.D., University of Waterloo, B.E.S.

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Corporate/M&A - Canada
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Chair of the firm's corporate department Emmanuel Pressman enjoys a stellar reputation and concentrates his practice on the representation of high-end clients in M&A and private equity matters.
"Manny is strong in dealing with complex transactions and addressing issues with practical solutions. He is a very strong negotiator and is also very creative."

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