Ian Palm brings extensive experience to the Fasken team.

Toronto (Canada) – Fasken welcomes Ian Palm as a partner in its Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions and Technology, Media and Telecommunications groups. Ian advises Canadian and international private and public companies, major corporate clients, pensions funds and private equity and venture capital investors, helping them to achieve their strategic goals. He will be based at the Firm's Toronto office.

"Businesses continuously adapt to changing economic realities across their operations and in pursuing investment strategies," said Martin Denyes, Regional Managing Partner, Ontario Region. "Ian knows investment and deal strategy. He helps companies figure out what legal approaches will work best for them. His experience leading teams through complex transactions in industries such as technology, energy and life sciences makes him a great fit for our clients."

"Fasken is a leader in M&A. They get deals done," said Ian Palm. "The Firm is passionate about client service excellence and the team is forward-looking. It is exciting to join a team with deep experience in key areas that are increasingly important to clients as they look to grow."

Ian has a deep understanding of the technology, energy, life sciences and infrastructure industries. He advises issuers, investors and underwriters on a range of corporate finance and M&A transactions including private placements, public offerings, private equity and venture capital transactions, joint ventures and public and private M&A.

About the Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions Group

Our M&A practice is among Canada's largest, with more than 200 dedicated lawyers, and another 550 industry and subject matter specialists available to step in with advice on tax strategies, competition and foreign investment laws, acquisition financing, labour and employment, corporate finance, intellectual property, foreign corrupt practices and government relations, among other specialty areas.

About the Technology, Media and Telecommunications Group

The Firm's Technology, Media and Telecommunications group advises a range of clients from startups to Fortune 500 companies as well as governments and public institutions. We work with clients at every stage on innovative business and legal solutions across this dynamic sector.