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Stikeman Elliott LLP

1155 RENÉ-LÉVESQUE BLVD. WEST, 41ST FLOOR, MONTREAL, QUÉBEC H3B 3V2, CANADA
Tel:
Work +1 514 397 3000
Fax:
Fax +1 514 397 3222
Email:
Web:
www.stikeman.com
Calgary, London, Montreal, New York, Ottawa, Sydney and 2 more

Sidney M. Horn

Tel:
Work (514) 397-3342
Email:
Stikeman Elliott LLP

Work Department

M&A, Corporate Finance and Securities

Position

Partner

Career

Sidney Horn is one of the firm's senior partners and specializes in commercial, corporate and securities law, advising large domestic and international corporations on complex questions concerning finance, M&A and corporate governance. He was involved in many high profile transactions. He is at the top of the Montréal public M&A market and among the most senior members of the Québec bar practicing corporate law.

Languages

English and French

Member

Alberta, 1982; Québec, 1978

Education

McGill University (LL.B. 1978), McGill University (B.C.L. 1977), Columbia University, NY (MBA Finance and Accounting 1973), McGill University (BA Economics 1971).


Canada

Corporate and M&A

Within: Leading individuals

Sidney Horn - Stikeman Elliott LLP

Within: Corporate and M&A

The 'incredibly sophisticated’ team at Stikeman Elliott LLP 'ranks among the top two corporate groups in Canada’, according to some. The firm’s consistent corporate offering across its national network is a big draw for clients, who commend it as a 'joined-up practice, which is equally strong in Ontario and Quebec — unlike many of its competitors’. The firm also has extremely capable platforms in Alberta and British Columbia, as well as international offices in New York, London and Sydney. In Toronto, firm chair William J. Braithwaite is a pre-eminent name for major deals and advised MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates on its cross-border acquisition of DigitalGlobe. In another Toronto headline, corporate heavy-hitter John Ciardullo assisted Sprott with its acquisition of Central Fund of Canada. Toronto-based Sean Vanderpol is widely commended as a 'future star’ and acted for Dominion Diamond on its $1.2bn acquisition by an affiliate of The Washington Companies. Simon A. Romano is also recommended in Toronto. The Montreal team had a banner year, which included John Leopold ('really experienced and strategic’) advising Xylem on the C$509m acquisition of Pure Technologies and Warren Katz advising Cogeco Communications on Caisse de dĂ©pĂŽt et placement du QuĂ©bec's $1.4bn equity investment in Cogeco. Other key names in Montreal include Sophie Lamonde, who is an 'up-and-coming partner with a strong record in private equity’, and senior counsel Sidney Horn. The firm’s Calgary office is also a significant originator of work, especially on the energy side, and Frederick Erickson advised Centrica on the C$722m sale of its Canadian oil and gas exploration and production business to Canlin Energy. Transactional energy specialist Christopher Nixon and Calgary managing partner Leland Corbett are also recommended in Calgary. Noordin Nanji heads the corporate and securities groups in Vancouver.

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Telecoms

Within: Telecoms

Stikeman Elliott LLP’s telecoms practice stands out for its broad multi-disciplinary coverage, which spans regulation, IP, M&A, competition, administrative law and litigation. Driven out of Ottawa by senior regulatory counsel David Elder, the group also benefits from the transactional experience of Montreal-based corporate finance counsel Sidney Horn. Highlights included advising Cogeco Communications on its $1.4bn equity investment from Caisse de dĂ©pĂŽt et placement du QuĂ©bec to finance the acquisition by its subsidiary, Atlantic Broadband, of the MetroCast cable network.

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