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Best Lawyers in Canada, Brad Ross - Recognized, Corporate Law, 2022

Best Lawyers in Canada, Brad Ross - Recognized, Securities Law, 2022

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Highly Regarded, Capital Markets: Equity, 2022

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Highly Regarded, Private Equity, 2022

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Highly Regarded, REIT, 2022

The Legal 500 Canada, Brad Ross - Next Generation Partner, Capital Markets, 2022

The Legal 500 Canada, Brad Ross - Next Generation Partner, Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions, 2022

Chambers Canada, Brad Ross - Up and Coming, REITs - Nationwide, 2021

The Legal 500 Canada, Brad Ross - Next Generation Partner, Capital Markets, 2021

Lexpert Special Edition, Brad Ross - Ranked - Canada's Leading Finance and M&A Lawyers, M&A, 2021

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Brad Ross - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2021

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Brad Ross - Repeatedly Recommended, Mergers & Acquisitions, 2021

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Highly Regarded, REIT, 2021

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Highly Regarded, Capital Markets: Equity, 2021

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Highly Regarded, Private Equity, 2021

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Highly Regarded, M&A, 2021

Chambers Canada, Brad Ross - Up and Coming, REITs - Nationwide, 2020

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Rising Star, M&A, 2020

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Rising Star, Private Equity, 2020

The Legal 500 Canada, Brad Ross - Next Generation Partner, Capital Markets, 2020

The Legal 500 Canada, Brad Ross - Recommended, Capital Markets, 2020

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

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Brad Ross - Consistently Recommended, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Brad Ross - Repeatedly Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2020

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Brad Ross - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2020

Chambers Canada, Brad Ross - Up and Coming, REITs - Nationwide, 2019

Chambers Canada, Brad Ross - Ranked, REITs - Nationwide, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Brad Ross - Next Generation Lawyer, Capital Markets, 2019

The Legal 500 Canada, Brad Ross - Recommended, Capital Markets, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Brad Ross - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance and Securities, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Brad Ross - Repeatedly Recommended, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2019

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Brad Ross - Repeatedly Recommended, Private Equity, 2019

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Rising Star, Corporate/M&A, 2018

Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Brad Ross - Repeatedly Recommended, Corporate Finance & Securities, 2018

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Rising Star, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2017

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Rising Star, Private Equity, 2017

IFLR 1000, Brad Ross - Rising Star, Mergers and Acquisitions, 2016

Lexpert Magazine, Brad Ross - Canada‚Äôs Leading Lawyers Under 40, 2015

Lexpert Magazine, Brad Ross - Corporate Lawyer to Watch, 2015

Brad Ross

Partner

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

Tel:   416.849.6010
Fax:   416.979.1234

Brad Ross is a partner in and co-head of a business law group at Goodmans. His practice is transaction based, with particular emphasis on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Brad often represents issuers, private companies and underwriters, with a focus on both public and private equity sponsored companies executing on aggressive growth strategies. Brad also assists companies with their corporate governance and continuous disclosure obligations.

RECOGNITION
Brad is recognized as a leading lawyer in Canada by The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Chambers and Partners, IFLR 1000, The Legal 500 Canada and Best Lawyers.

REPRESENTATIVE WORK
Brad’s representative work includes acting for:

Corporate Finance

  • The issuer on numerous initial public offerings, including those by Andlauer Healthcare Group Inc., Docebo Inc., Ceridian HCM Holdings Inc., BSR REIT, Milestone Apartments REIT, Inovalis REIT, Northstar Healthcare Inc. and The Brick Group
  • The issuer on numerous follow on public offerings, including those by Canaccord Genuity Group Inc., BSR REIT, NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT, Park Lawn Corporation, Milestone Apartments REIT and Gluskin Sheff & Associates Inc.
  • The underwriters on numerous follow on public offerings, including those by Brookfield Asset Management Inc., IBI Group Inc. and StorageVault Inc.

Public M&A

  • Milestone Apartments REIT in connection with its going private transaction
  • NorthWest International Healthcare Properties REIT in connection with its merger with NorthWest Healthcare Properties REIT

Private M&A

  • McCain Capital Partners Inc. on its acquisitions of Chair-man Mills Corp., Loungeworks Corporation, MacFarlands Event Rentals, Classic Fire Protection Inc. and Forest City Fire Protection Inc.
  • LifeWorks Corporation Ltd. on its acquisition by Morneau Shepell Inc.
  • GTCR and its various portfolio companies on numerous private equity transactions, including the acquisition by Vivid Seats LLC of FanXchange Limited and the acquisition of Global Traffic Network, Inc.
  • OMERS Private Equity Inc. and its various portfolio companies on numerous private equity transactions, including the sale of MMM Group Limited, acquisitions by and the sale of Logibec Inc., acquisitions and the sale of Golf Town Canada Inc. and acquisitions by Give and Go Prepared Foods Corp.
  • Birch Hill Equity Partners on various private equity transactions, including acquisitions by and the sale of Bluewave Energy Partners LP.

PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT
Brad is an adjunct professor at Osgoode Hall Law School, where he teaches Case Studies in Business Enterprises. In 2019, he received the Osgoode Hall Law School Adjunct Faculty Teaching Award in recognition of teaching excellence.

 

Education University of Western Ontario (LL.B. (With Distinction), 2003)
Mount Allison University (B.Comm., 2000)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Ontario

Canadian Bar Association