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Laurie Duke

Toronto, Canada Canada Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Private Equity: Buyouts
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Private Equity: Buyouts - Nationwide - Canada

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Toronto-based Laurie Duke is an increasingly active name in Canada's private equity buyouts space, with a long list of notable deals to her name.
"She understands our business objectives and is focused on providing tailored advice. She is incredibly detail focused, and her advice is straightforward, business-friendly and easy to understand." "She is easy to work with and technically very strong."
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Working closely with some of the largest private equity and institutional investors in Canada, Laurie brings deep transactional experience, sophisticated negotiation skills, and corporate legal acumen to advise clients across the spectrum of their complex domestic and cross-border investments and transactions.

Laurie supports a wide variety of private equity firms, pension plans and strategic investors in domestic and international investments (direct and co-investments), mergers and acquisitions and divestiture transactions. She advises clients regarding both private and public company targets in various industries, including regularly acting for one or more clients in consortium or partnership M&A transactions.

Laurie also frequently assists clients engaged in shareholder arrangements and joint ventures, as well as bankruptcy-related asset sales and corporate reorganizations. She has also advised clients on a broad range of corporate, securities, governance and Canadian pension fund regulatory matters.

With a dual call in Ontario and New York and previous experience at a prominent New York law firm and Paris law firm, Laurie has extensive experience in international and cross-border transactions.

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Laurie Duke

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Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

Total 3 Articles, Highlights and Press Releases

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PE Pulse 2022

Authors: Michael Akkawi, Guy Berman, Laurie Duke, Shannon Gotfrit, Neville Jugnauth, Cameron Koziskie, Jared Fontaine, Amy Johnson-Spina, Michael Horwitz, Guillaume Lavoie

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Torys Video: What’s next for private equity?

Authors: Laurie Duke, Neville Jugnauth, Stefan Stauder, Venera Ziegler

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