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Lindsay Balson

Lindsay Balson
Lindsay Balson (she, her, hers) Partner | Toronto
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Lindsay's recent representative experience includes advising:

  • Various pension plans and other institutional investors on their private equity, debt, real estate, and infrastructure fund investments

  • Founder and investors on sale of 80% of Knix Wear Inc. to Essity for US$320-million

  • L Catterton on its minority equity investment in FYidoctors

  • Frontier Capital on its acquisition of cfactor Works

  • GAT Airline Ground Support, a portfolio company of Atlantic Street Capital, on its acquisition of Strategic Aviation Services and Sky Café

  • Aura Minerals on its sale of the Serrote da Laje Copper Gold project in Brazil to a purchaser group being advised by Appian Capital Advisory LLP

  • Suncor on the sale of its half interest in the Cedar Point II wind project to Fiera Capital

  • Mueller Water Products on various strategic cross-border acquisitions and divestitures

  • Linamar Corporation on its C$1.2-billion acquisition of the MacDon Group of Companies

  • An international syndicate of investors in a series A financing of a life sciences company

  • Canada Bread Company, Limited on its acquisition of Italian Home Bakery (food products)

  • A US private equity firm on its acquisition of a large manufacturer and distributor of home ventilation and heating products

  • A large multinational manufacturer and distributor of power generation products on a reorganization of its Canadian business

Awards & Recognition

Lindsay has been recognized as a leading lawyer in The Legal 500 Canada 2023 (Corporate and M&A).


Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2014
LLB, McGill University – 2013
BCL, McGill University – 2013
BA (Hon., Gold Medalist) Economics, St. Francis Xavier University – 2009

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