Davies Welcomes New Partner Aaron Atkinson

Davies is pleased to announce that Aaron Atkinson has joined Davies as a partner in our Toronto office.

Aaron brings nearly 20 years of experience advising clients across industry sectors in domestic and cross-border M&A transactions, corporate finance, capital markets and securities, and corporate governance matters. With his depth of knowledge and exceptional track record advising on some of the country’s most high-profile M&A transactions and proxy contests, Aaron is well versed in the issues central to our clients’ business interests. His seasoned expertise and strategic insights will bolster the strength of our M&A and corporate practices and serve as an invaluable resource to clients, both domestically and internationally.

Well regarded as a pre-eminent lawyer in multiple practice areas, Aaron is consistently ranked in leading industry publications, including Chambers Canada, IFLR 1000, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and The Best Lawyers in Canada.


The Hostile Bid Is Dead. Long Live the Hostile Bid?

June 15, 2020 - With much of the world focused on the immediacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, including its heavy human and economic toll, we have cast our eyes optimistically on the (near, we hope) future when companies regain sufficient confidence to re-enter the public M&A market in large numbers. Although...