Lynch Kevin

Kevin L. Lynch

Partner

M&A, Financing, Securities, Real Estate and Commercial Lawyer at Bennett Jones Edmonton

T: 780.945.4774

Kevin Lynch is a lawyer who acts for corporations, financial institutions and private equity firms in mergers and acquisitions, financings, commercial real estate financings and corporate/commercial matters. He has extensive experience with the acquisition and investment by private equity groups into private companies and acts for foreign buyers buying Alberta businesses. He routinely acts for companies active in the Alberta forestry sector.

Kevin routinely assists his clients with negotiating, drafting and advising on major commercial agreements and advising boards of directors and committees on corporate governance matters and their fiduciary obligations. He advises shareholders in respect of shareholders agreements and their rights vis-à-vis other shareholders, directors and officers and the corporation. His international experience includes travelling to numerous locations in the United States, Europe and Asia to negotiate and finalize the terms of and close significant transactions.

Kevin's clients benefit from his creative, proactive and pragmatic approach in solving problems and from his ability to work closely with senior management teams to help them achieve their objectives.

He has been a corporate secretary for TSE-listed companies and is presently a director for a TSX Venture Exchange-listed company.

An active member of the community, Kevin is a former director and volunteer with the Olympian Swim Club. He is the former president of the Friends of St. Albert Swimming Society as well as a past St. Albert School Trustee and was involved with a fund raising campaign for the C.K. Hui Heart Centre at the Royal Alexandra Hospital.

Select Experience

  • Acting for Alberta Newsprint Company on various matters arising from its forest management agreement, its commercial agreements and its ongoing dialogue with the Government of Alberta in respect of Woodland Caribou.
  • Acted for Brisco Wood in its acquisition of a 20 year volume based Timber Quota Certificate and related assets from a forestry company operating in Alberta for an undisclosed amount.
  • Acting for Spray Lakes Sawmills in connection with matters in respect of its forest management agreement and arising from the creation of the new Provincial Park in the Castle area.

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Recent Recognitions

  • 2005, LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

    Kevin L. Lynch, received a CV Peer Review Rating for above-average legal ability and very high ethical standards

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