Andrew Grossman

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Andrew Grossman

Andrew Grossman

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Biography

Andrew Grossman is an experienced client-focused deal advisor. He practises corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on M&A and corporate finance, and acts as strategic counsel to corporations and various market participants on significant multiparty transactions (see “Selected client work” below). He has a reputation for leading complex mandates and for delivering practical and timely solutions. Clients also frequently seek his guidance on most major decisions affecting their business.

Mr. Grossman is rated “preeminent” by Martindale Peer Review (their highest level of professional ranking) and is active with numerous firm committees, memberships and publications, including his appointment to the Ontario Securities Commission’s Continuous Disclosure Advisory Committee, acting as editor-in-chief (and co-founder) of the LexisNexis Corporate Governance Report and as author of several publications.


Professional experience

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LL.B./B.C.L., McGill University, 1999
B.A.(Hons.), International Political Science, Concordia University, 1994

  • Ontario 2001

 

Mr. Grossman’s mandates have included representing:

  • A leading precious metals company in various M&A transactions and financing matters
  • A regulated stock exchange in its acquisition by institutional investors and other financing activities
  • A major Canadian telecommunications company in a series of complex and significant multijurisdictional M&A and asset sale transactions  
  • A diversified metals producer in the sale of its gold division and in numerous cross‑border public offerings and private financings
  • Major Canadian and international financial institutions in various multibillion‑dollar debt issuance programs, including Canadian Crown corporations and provincial government securities
  • A growing international technology enterprise in its M&A and financing transactions with leading private equity firms
  • Canada’s oldest news agency in its historic corporate reorganization and financing
  • A consortium of leading private equity firms in its purchase, with management, of a multibillion‑dollar oil and gas company
  • A controlling shareholder of a Canadian transportation company in its successful multimillion‑dollar takeover and going‑private transaction
  • A consortium of Canadian utilities in its multimillion‑dollar purchase of “smart” meters and services from a multinational metering industry firm

 

  • Rated “Preeminent” by Martindale Peer Review (their highest level of professional ranking) based on broad surveys from over 30 senior lawyers outside Norton Rose Fulbright
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2013: recommended in Corporate Mid-Market

 

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • American Bar Association
  • Ontario Securities Commission’s Continuous Disclosure Advisory Committee
  • Editor-in-chief (and co-founder), Corporate Governance Report (LexisNexis quarterly)
  • Author, Corporate and M&A Law, Lexis Practice AdvisorSM (LexisNexis)
  • Editor, The Valuation Law Review (2001 to 2006)
  • Executive editor, McGill Law Journal (Volume 44, 1999)