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Alan Bowman is a partner at Goodmans. Alan’s practice focuses on all aspects of income taxation that arise in the course of corporate and commercial transactions. Alan assists both public and private clients with mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financings, corporate reorganizations and international tax planning. In particular, Alan has acted for Newmont Mining Corporation and OMERS Private Equity in the course of their recent acquisitions. He assisted bondholders in restructuring CanWest Media Inc. He also has structured numerous commercial real estate transactions, including the sale of a portfolio of shopping centres by SmartCentres to Calloway REIT.
Alan has also advised on numerous acquisitions of privately held Canadian businesses in the formation of many public income trusts and private equity funds. He structured recent IPOs by Inovalis REIT, FAM REIT, NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT and Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation and the conversions of income trusts such as Altus Group, CI Financial and CML Healthcare into corporations. He has also structured novel securities such as the issuance of tangible equity units by Thompson Creek Metals Company.
Alan joined Goodmans in 1998 and became a partner in 2004.
Alan has also been recognized as a leader in tax law by Chambers Global and The Best Lawyers in Canada. He has authored numerous papers and speaks frequently on commercial income tax matters.
|Education|| University of British Columbia (LL.B., 1995)
University of Western Ontario (B.A., 1992)
Canadian Tax Foundation
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