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Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2020

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2020

Chambers Canada, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/Commerical - Ontario, 2020

Chambers Canada, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Tier 1, REITs - Nationwide, 2020

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Market Leader, M&A, 2020

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Market Leader, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, 2020

The Legal 500 Canada, Stephen Pincus - Leading Lawyer, Capital Markets, 2020

The Legal 500 Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recommended, Capital Markets, 2020

The Legal 500 Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recommended, Corporate and M&A, 2020

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2020

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate and M&A, 2020

Lexpert Special Edition, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Canada's Leading Finance and M&A Lawyers, Finance and M&A, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Consistently Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2020

Chambers Canada, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/Commerical - Ontario, 2019

Chambers Canada, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Tier 1, REITs - Nationwide, 2019

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2019

Who's Who Legal, Stephen Pincus - Recognized Global Leader, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Stephen Pincus - Leading Individual, Capital Markets, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recommended, Capital Markets, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recommended, Corporate/M&A, 2019

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, M&A, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Consistently Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2019

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Consistently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2018

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Lawyers in Canada, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2018

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Banking and Finance Law, 2018

Chambers Canada, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/Commercial - Ontario, 2018

Chambers Canada, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Tier 1, REITs - Nationwide, 2018

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Highly Regarded, Banking & Finance, 2018

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Highly Regarded, Capital Markets, 2018

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Highly Regarded, Corporate/M&A, 2018

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2017

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2017

Who's Who Legal, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2017

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Banking and Finance, 2017

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Consistently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2017

Lexpert Special Edition, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2017

Chambers Canada, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/Commercial: Ontario, 2017

Chambers Canada, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Tier 1, REITs, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2017

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2017

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Commercial Law, 2016

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2016

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Consistently Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2016

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2016

Chambers Canada, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/Commercial: Ontario, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2016

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2016

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2016

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2016

The Legal 500 Canada, Stephen Pincus - Leading Individual, Capital Markets, 2016

Lexpert Special Edition, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2016

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2016

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2016

The Legal 500 Canada, Stephen Pincus - Leading Individual, Capital Markets, 2015

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2015

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2015

Lexpert Special Edition, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2015

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2015

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, 2015

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2015

Who's Who Legal, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets - Debt and Equity, 2014

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Capital Markets), 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law, 2014

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2014

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2014

Lexpert Special Edition, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2014

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2014

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2014

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2014

Who's Who Legal, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2013

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Capital Markets), 2013

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2013

Martindale-Hubbell, Stephen Pincus - AV Peer Review Rated, Mergers and Acquisitions, Corporate Finance and Securities

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2013

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2013

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2013

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2013

Lexpert Special Edition, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers in the Globe & Mail's ROB Magazine, Corporate, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2013

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2013

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2013

Who's Who Legal, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2012

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Banking Finance & Transactional (Capital Markets), 2012

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Capital Markets, 2012

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2012

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2012

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2012

PLC Which Lawyer?, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2012

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2012

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2011

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2011

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Income Funds, 2011

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2011

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2011

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2011

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2011

Who's Who Legal, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2011

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2011

Who's Who Legal, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2010

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Capital Markets, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2010

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Securities Law, 2010

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Capital Markets, 2010

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2010

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Income Funds, 2010

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2010

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2010

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Income Funds, 2010

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2009

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2009

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Income Funds, 2009

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2009

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Capital Markets, 2009

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended , Corporate Finance and Securities, 2009

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Income Funds, 2009

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Capital Markets: Debt and Equity, 2009

Lexpert Magazine, Stephen Pincus - Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2009

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2008

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Equity/Capital Markets, 2008

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2008

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2008

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Capital Markets, 2008

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance, 2008

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Income Funds, 2008

Best Lawyers in Canada, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2008

PLC Cross-border Handbook, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Capital Markets, 2008

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2008

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Most Frequently Recommended, Income Funds, 2008

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2007

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate: Income Funds, 2007

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Corporate Finance, 2007

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Income Funds, 2007

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Finance: Equity Capital Markets, 2007

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance, 2007

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Capital Markets, 2007

Law Business Research's "Who's Who International", Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2007

Lexpert/American Lawyer Media Guide, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Income Funds, 2006

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked - Tier 1, Corporate: Income Funds, 2006

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Finance: Equity Capital Markets, 2006

IFLR 1000, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Capital Markets, 2006

PLC Cross-border Handbook, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Equity Capital Markets, 2006

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance, 2006

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Stephen Pincus - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance, 2005

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Stephen Pincus - Leading, Equity Capital Markets, 2005

Euromoney's Guide to the World's Leading Lawyers, Stephen Pincus - Recognized, Capital Markets, 2005

Chambers Global, Stephen Pincus - Ranked, Corporate/M&A, 2005

PLC Which lawyer? Yearbook, Stephen Pincus - Highly Recommended, Equity Capital Markets, 2005

Stephen Pincus

Partner

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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.4104
Fax:   416.979.1234

Stephen Pincus is a member of Goodmans’ Executive Committee and head of its Capital Markets Practice.

Widely recognised as one of Canada’s leading lawyers, Stephen has played a key role in developing Canada’s capital markets, including:

IPOs:  Stephen has led the legal team on many significant IPOs - examples include Mercer Brand, Minto, Kew Media, Canaccord Genuity Acquisition, BSR, Acasta, Milestone, WPT Industrial, Agellan, Northwest Healthcare, HealthLease, Leisureworld, Tricon Capital, Northstar, Crombie, Keystone, Futuremed, Student Transportation, Atlantic Power, Great Lakes Carbon, The Brick Group, Countryside Power, Yellow Pages, Medical Facilities Corp, Holloway, RRR, Central Park Lodges and Cineplex.

Who’s Who Legal - Capital Markets has cited the comment: “It’s difficult to think of anyone better than him for IPOs in Canada.”

M&A:  Stephen has led the legal team on many significant public and private M&A transactions - examples include Milestone’s buyout by Starwood, Kew Media’s global roll-up of eleven media companies, Welltower & Revera’s buyout of Regal, Milestone’s acquisition from Landmark, Northwest Healthcare’s merger with Northwest International, Canadian Pacific’s JV with Dream Unlimited, HealthLease’s buyout by HCN, Revera’s JV with HCN, Canaccord’s acquisition of Collins Stewart Hawkpoint, Revera’s acquisition of Sunrise, Canaccord’s merger with Genuity, Versa Capital’s buyout of Allen-Vanguard, Scanfield & Fairfax’s taking private of Arbor, Futuremed’s buyout by Cardinal, Senior Care’s sale to Ventas, CI Financial’s acquisition of Rockwater, Revera’s buyout by PSP, and CPL’s merger with RRR.

Cross-border: Stephen has led many Canadian “firsts,” including its first cross-border income fund, first cross-border REIT, first offering of income participating securities, first cross-border high dividend common share IPO, first non-US IPO in the world of a US REIT, and first cross-border SPAC.

REITs: According to Lexpert, Bay Street dubs Stephen “Canada’s King of REITs.”

SPACs: A pioneer of several highly innovative SPAC structures, Stephen has been lead counsel on the majority of Canada’s SPAC transactions to date.

Governance: Stephen advises boards of directors and activist shareholders on corporate governance and proxy fights. He was retained by Industry Canada to lead a major governance study.

Stephen is founding Chair and a director of The Canada Africa Chamber of Business; a member of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency for Israel and Chair of the Board of Makom, its content unit; a member of the Canadian General Counsel Awards Advisory Board; and a member of the Corporate and Securities Advisory Board of Practical Law – Canada.

Education Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD.D, 2016)
Osgoode Hall Law School (LL.B. (Gold Medalist), 1987)
Schulich School of Business (M.B.A., 1987)
University of Witwatersrand (B.A. (Hons), 1980)