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Julia Potter

Julia Potter
Julia Potter (she, her, hers) Partner | Toronto
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Recent representative transactional matters include:

  • Equinix, Inc. on its C$1.04-billion acquisition of 25 data-centre facilities across Canada from BCE Inc.

  • Elanco Animal Health Incorporated on its US$7.6-billion purchase of Bayer AG's animal health business

  • Praxair Inc. in connection with its US$33.9-billion combination with Linde AG

  • Zodiac Aerospace on its US$7.7-billion acquisition by Safran

  • The Washington Companies on its US$1.2-billion acquisition of Dominion Diamond

  • Brand Energy & Infrastructure in its merger with Safway Group Holding LLC

  • Syngenta AG in Canada on its indirect acquisition by an affiliate of ChemChina for approximately US$43-billion

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV in connection with its approximately £71-billion acquisition of SABMiller plc and in connection with the US$12 billion on-sale of the Miller Brands business to Molson Coors

  • Anheuser-Busch InBev SA/NV on its US$417-million acquisition of a portfolio of brands and related assets from the Mark Anthony Group of Companies

  • Holcim Ltd. on its C$50-billion merger with Lafarge S.A.

  • Standard Life on the C$4-billion sale of its Canadian insurance business to Manulife

  • Deutsche Bank AG in connection with the C$580-million sale of its Fairview Container Terminal to Dubai Ports Worldree

Awards & Recognition

Julia is recognized as a leading practitioner by the following publication:

  • Global Competition Review's GCR FIC 40 Under 40 2024 (Recognized among the next generation of leading foreign investment control lawyers)
  • Co-author: Halsbury's Laws of Canada, Competition and Foreign Investment, July 2023 Reissue.

Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2014
JD, University of Toronto – 2013
MSc, London School of Economics – 2010
BA, McGill University – 2009 (Recipient of the Allen Oliver Gold Medal for standing highest in honours in the Department of Economics)

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