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Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Corporate Governance Practice, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Mining Law, 2020

IFLR 1000, Allan Goodman - Notable Practitioner, Financial and Corporate, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Corporate Governance Practice, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Construction Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Mining Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Allan Goodman - Recommended, Capital Markets, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Allan Goodman - Recommended, Technology, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Allan Goodman - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Corporate Governance Practice, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Mining Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Allan Goodman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Allan Goodman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2017

Lexpert Special Edition, Allan Goodman - Ranked - Canada's Leading Global Mining Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Mining Law, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Allan Goodman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2016

Lexpert Special Edition, Allan Goodman - Ranked - Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Mining Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2016

Lexpert Special Edition, Allan Goodman - Ranked - Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Allan Goodman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2015

Lexpert Special Edition, Allan Goodman - Ranked - Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Allan Goodman - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2014

Martindale-Hubbell, Allan Goodman - BV Peer Review Rated, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Allan Goodman - Recognized, Securities Law, 2009

Allan Goodman

Partner

agoodman@goodmans.ca vCard
Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4243
Fax:   416.979.1234

Allan Goodman is a partner in a business law group, and co-heads the Technology Group at Goodmans. His practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters.

Allan acts for a broad range of issuers and underwriters on corporate finance transactions, including public offerings and private placements. Allan also provides advice to boards of directors and special committees with respect to governance and compliance matters.

Allan leads the firm’s emerging business initiative, in its role as “legal counsel in residence” at the DMZ at Ryerson University, one of Canada’s largest business incubators for emerging tech startups. Through this initiative, Allan provides legal advice and mentorship to some of Canada’s most promising startups.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK

Allan’s representative work includes acting for:

Technology

  • Match Group with respect to its acquisition of PlentyOfFish Media Inc., a Canadian internet dating service
  • Ceridian HCM Holding Inc., a global human capital management software company, in its initial public offering of common shares
  • Eventbrite in connection with its acquisition of Picatic, a Canadian online ticketing company
  • HomeAdvisor.com, a subsidiary of IAC/InterActiveCorp, with respect to its acquisition of HomeStars, the leading Canadian home services platform connecting homeowners with service providers

Corporate Finance

  • Cura Partners in connection with its convertible debenture financing
  • underwriters in connection with various H&R REIT equity and debenture offerings
  • National Bank, as lead underwriter for a bought deal for Solium Capital Inc.
  • the syndicate of agents in OMERS Realty Corporation's private placement of debentures
  • underwriters in connection with a bought deal offering of common shares by Mogo Finance Technology Inc.
  • ArcTern Ventures in connection with its interest in GreenMantra Technologies

Public M&A

  • Cura Partners in connection with its $1 billion sale to Curaleaf and the sale of its CBD business to Sentia Wellness
  • Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. in connection with its $450 million sale to Onex Corporation
  • Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. in its going private transaction with Brookfield Asset Management Inc.

RECOGNITION

Allan is recognized as a leading lawyer in Canada by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and by Best Lawyers in Canada.
 

Education Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B., 1991)
York University (M.B.A., 1988)
York University (B.B.A., 1987)
Osgoode Professional Development (Certificate in Mining Law)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario
Canadian Bar Association