Ahad Ahmed

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Ahad Ahmed

Ahad Ahmed



Ahad Ahmed practises corporate and commercial law, with a particular emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, banking and project finance, corporate finance, private equity and corporate reorganizations. He also advises clients on matters related to corporate governance, regulatory compliance, capital markets and commercial contracts.

Ahad regularly advises lenders, developers, early-stage start-up companies, venture capital funds, project authorities and established businesses through a wide variety of industries. He has considerable experience in domestic and cross-border transactions. Currently, he is an editor of and frequent contributor to our M&A blog, Deal Law Wire.

Prior to joining us, Ahad worked for several years as a consultant in the infrastructure and development space, where he gained valuable experience with and exposure to projects across Canada.

Professional experience

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J.D., Western University, 2015
B.A. (Hons.), University of Toronto, 2010
  • Ontario 2016

Ahad has recently acted for the following clients:

  • RK Mine Finance Master Fund I Limited in a USD $250 million senior secured project debt facility to Continental Gold Limited in connection with the Buriticá gold mine in Antioquia, Colombia.
  • A private company in its sale to Google Canada Inc. by way of a share purchase acquisition.
  • Lundin Gold Inc. with a project finance package of USD $400 to $450 million with the Orion Mine Finance Group and Blackstone Tactical Opportunities for the Fruta del Norte project in Ecuador.
  • A private technology company with its Series A financing.
  • Metrolinx and Infrastructure Ontario with the CAD $2.5 billion Finch West light rail transit (LRT) project.
  • A US-based private equity fund in a US$60 million acquisition through an "exchangeable share transaction" of an existing Canadian corporation.
  • Mercer (US) Inc. with its acquisition of Pavilion Financial Corporation by way of plan of arrangement.
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association