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Michael Elder

Michael Elder
Michael Elder How to pronounce this name. (he, him, his) Partner | Toronto
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Recent representative matters include acting for:

Financial Services/Insurance/Wealth Management

  • The Canada Life Assurance Company on its acquisition of Value Partners Group Inc.

  • Royal Bank of Canada on its C$13.5-billion acquisition of HSBC Bank of Canada

  • Blue Cross Life Insurance Company of Canada in connection with its national alliance with Pacific Blue Cross, The Canassurance Hospital Service Association and the other members of the Canadian Association of Blue Cross Plans

  • Intact Financial Corporation on its C$1-billion acquisition of The Guarantee Company of North America and MGA Frank Cowan Company Limited

  • RBC Ventures on its acquisition of Dr. Bill, a premium billing solution for Canada's medical community

  • CI Financial Corp. on various wealth management acquisitions, including its acquisition of WealthBar Financial Services Inc.

  • HUB International Limited on various insurance brokerage and benefits consulting acquisitions, including the acquisition of the property and casualty insurance business of Cypher Systems Group Inc. and the Canadian benefits consulting business of Morneau Shepell Ltd.

  • CIT Financial on the sale of substantially all of its Canadian operations to Laurentian Bank for over C$1-billion

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia on the sale of the business and assets of Roynat Lease Finance, a division of its subsidiary Roynat Inc., to Meridian Credit Union Limited

Other Recent M&A

  • SOL Limited on its C$1.57-billion sale of 75% of SOL Investments Limited to Parkland Fuel

  • Siemens Healthineers on its US$200-million purchase of Epocal from Alere Inc.

  • Lavazza S.p.A. on its acquisition of Kicking Horse Coffee Co. Ltd.

  • Just Eat PLC on its acquisition of SkipTheDishes Restaurant Services

Professional Appearances
  • Speaker: Tips and Tricks for Fully Remote Legal Teams
    Closing Folders, Webinar, March 25, 2020.

Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2015
JD, University of Toronto – 2014
HBA, Richard Ivey School of Business – 2011

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