Robert A Vaux
Provided by Robert A Vaux
Partner and Co-Chair of the Mergers and Acquisitions Group at Goodmans. Also serves on the firm’s Compensation Committee. Focuses on all aspects of corporate and securities law, with particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, including initial public offerings and follow-on financings, and contested governance matters, including proxy contests. Represents a variety of public companies, private equity funds and high net worth families. Also regularly represents boards and special committees in connection with significant M&A transactions. Developed a reputation for assisting in the structuring of novel and sophisticated transactions and dealing with complicated issues in a results-oriented manner.
Recognized as a leading lawyer by Chambers Global and Chambers Canada, IFLR 1000, The Legal 500 Canada, Best Lawyers in Canada, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and the Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A 2022. He was honoured as one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 in 2008.
Former member of Securities Advisory Committee to the OSC. Teaches at the University of Toronto as an Adjunct Professor.
Robert Vaux is noted for his experienced handling of M&A and corporate governance matters arising from the cannabis and pharmaceutical sectors, among others. He co-chairs the firm's corporate securities group in Toronto.