Michael Laskey

Michael Laskey Associate

Michael Laskey

Education

  • University of Toronto (J.D. 2011)
  • University of Toronto (M.A. Economics 2011)
  • McGill University (B.A. 2008)

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2012
Representative Work
  • Univar Inc., as Canadian competition counsel, in a US$2B transformational combination with Nexeo Solutions, Inc. whereby Univar will acquire Nexeo for cash and stock, including the assumption of Nexeo's debt and other obligations.
  • Empire Co. Ltd., the parent company of grocery chain Sobeys Inc., as Competition counsel, in Empire’s C$800M acquisition of Farm Boy Inc.
  • SIM Video International Inc., as counsel, in its US$622M business combination with Panavision Inc. and Saban Capital Acquisition Corp., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, pursuant to which Sim and Panavision will become wholly-owned subsidiaries of Saban.
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Accolades
  • Who’s Who Legal: Canada 2017 in Competition.
  • Who’s Who Legal as a leading practitioner under 45 in International Competition, 2017.