Neelu Toor
Associate | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2173

Neelu's practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions and cross-border transactions. She advises on a wide range of international and domestic corporate matters with a particular emphasis on private mergers, acquisitions and divestitures as well as private equity transactions. Neelu is also experienced in public offerings and private placements of equity and debt securities.

In her M&A practice, Neelu regularly advises on Canadian investment and acquisition transactions. In particular, she has experience advising U.S. and international institutional and strategic investors, private equity sponsors, and public and private corporations in global transactions. As part of her capital markets practice, she has also represented underwriters, issuers and financial sponsors based in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

Prior to joining Blakes, Neelu practised at a preeminent U.S. law firm in its London, England, offices advising on M&A and capital markets transactions.


Representative matters in which Neelu has been involved include advising:

  • Renewable Energy Trust Capital in connection with the disposition of its North American solar portfolio to Axium Infrastructure
  • Baring Private Equity Asia on its acquisition of a 35 per cent stake in TELUS International
  • Providence Strategic Growth Partners on the acquisitions of Amicus Attorney, Pointstreak Sports Technologies and Goalline Sports and related post-closing restructurings
  • LafargeHolcim on its €6.5-billion divestiture of assets to CRH plc
  • American Securities on its acquisitions of Henry Company LLC and Chromaflo Technologies Corporation
  • Fremont Private Holdings on its investment in the Flynn Group and related pre-closing reorganization
  • 20:20 Mobile Group and the disposal of its business to Brightstar Corporation and the related pre-completion corporate restructuring across several jurisdictions
  • Revlon Consumer Products Corporation with its acquisition of The Colomer Group for US$665-million from CVC Capital Partners
  • The Arab Republic of Egypt with the establishment of its US$12-billion Euro medium term note program and listing the notes on the Irish Stock Exchange
  • HellermannTyton Group PLC with its £420-million initial public offering and premium listing on the London Stock Exchange and HellermannTyton Alpha Sarl with the issuance of €220-million floating rate senior secured notes and listing the notes on the Luxembourg Stock Exchange
  • Several fund and direct investments by leading pension fund institutions, including private equity and real estate investments, in the U.S., Asia and Europe
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Panellist: Women in M&A
University of Toronto Faculty of Law, Toronto, Ontario, November 2016.
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