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Arash Amouzgar

Arash Amouzgar
Arash Amouzgar Partner | Vancouver, Toronto
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Recent examples of Arash's experience include acting for:

Private Equity

  • Norwest Venture Partners on the acquisition of the equity interests in Medgate Inc. and its investment in ACL Services Inc.

  • CAI Capital's acquisitions of Canadian Heating Products and CustomAir

  • Foley's Candies on its sale to Yellow Point Equity Partners

  • Fulcrum Capital Partners on its acquisition of Canstar Restorations

  • Wynnchurch Capital on its investment in Carson Air

  • Wynnchurch Capital on its sale of NSC Minerals, a leading producer and distributor of highway de-icing and rock salt in Canada and the U.S.

  • Wynnchurch Capital on its acquisition of select assets of Uponor Infra Ltd.

  • Pension fund and institutional investors on private equity fund investments

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Instacart on its acquisition of Unata Inc.

  • Verico Financial Group's sale to M3 Mortgage Group

  • Johnson Electric on its C$800-million purchase of Stackpole

  • Brewster Travel Canada Inc. (an affiliate of Viad Corp.) on its acquisition of a majority equity interest in Mountain Park Lodges

  • Brewster Inc. (an affiliate of Viad Corp.) on its acquisition of Flyover Canada

  • DP World Limited on its joint venture with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec to create an investment platform focused on investing in ports and terminals globally

  • Agrium Inc. on its C$1.8-billion supported funding of Glencore International plc's C$6.1-billion acquisition of Viterra Inc., and the subsequent acquisition by Agrium of Viterra's wholesale and retail Agri products division

  • Safeway C$5.8-billion sale of Canada Safeway to Sobeys

  • Sun-N-Fun RV Resort, Sherkston Shores RV Resort, and an interest in Tropical Palms RV Resort to National RV Communities LLC

  • Suncor Energy on its C$43.3-billion strategic merger with Petro-Canada

  • Snyder's-Lance on its sale of its private brands division to Shearer's Foods LLC

  • Maple Leaf Foods on the sale of its potato-processing business to Cavendish Farms

  • UView Ultraviolet Systems on the sale of its aftermarket automotive tools and equipment business to CPS Products, a portfolio company of Harbour Group

Awards & Recognition

Arash is recognized as a leading Canadian lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada – 2022–2023 (Corporate Law)

  • Chambers Canada: Canada's Leading Lawyers for Business 2022 (Corporate Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory – 2021–2022 (Private Equity and Corporate Mid-Market) 
Professional Activities

Arash provides advice to a number of not-for-profit and charitable organizations on a pro-bono basis, including Right to Play International, Connect Legal and Habitat for Humanity Canada.

Arash is a member of the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association, Young Canadians in Finance and an alumnus executive member of the Vancouver Bar Association. He is also a past director of Touchstone Theatre.

Arash is a sessional instructor at The Law Society of British Columbia's PLTC training program on mergers and acquisitions, as well as an adjunct instructor at the University of Victoria Law School (where he has taught Advanced Corporate Transactions).

Arash sits on the Firm's Recruitment Committee and Business Development Committee.

Admitted to the British Columbia Bar – 2014
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2011
JD, University of British Columbia – 2010
Certificate in International Public Law, Hague Academy of International Law – 2009
BA (Interdisciplinary Studies), University of British Columbia – 2006
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