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Aaron E. Sonshine

Partner

Corporate Finance, Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Governance Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.6448

Aaron Sonshine practises corporate and securities law with particular emphasis on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and corporate governance matters. In his M&A practice, Aaron advises acquirors and target companies involved in friendly and hostile takeover bids, plans of arrangement, reverse takeovers and other business combination transactions. In his corporate finance practice, Aaron represents issuers, securities dealers and institutional investors in a wide range of financing transactions, including IPOs, secondary offerings, private placements, and other forms of debt and equity financing. Aaron's corporate governance experience includes advising management and boards of directors on executive and board compensation, director and officer liability, and regulatory compliance matters.

Aaron is a member of the Ontario Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada.

Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Aaron practised corporate and securities law at another major law firm in Toronto.

Select Experience

  • Ascendant Resources Inc. in connection with its $20 million public offering of units containing common shares and warrants through a syndicate of underwriters led by Eight Capital
  • Ascendant Resources Inc. in connection with its acquisition of the El Mochito Mine from Nyrstar N.V.  Read more
  • Supreme Pharmaceuticals Inc. in connection with a $55 million private placement of convertible debenture units  Read more

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