Michael Budabin McQuown

Michael Budabin McQuown

Partner, Corporate

Contact Information


tel: 212.991.2590


New York

Michael’s practice focuses primarily on private equity, technology and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, with particular expertise in transactions involving representations and warranties insurance. He also assists clients in general corporate matters and counsels U.S. non-profit entities on incorporation, governance and operations. He joined the firm as a summer student in the New York office in 2008 and articled with the firm in fall 2008. Michael regularly represents clients in a wide array of industries, including chemicals, technology, mining, auto rental, and equipment distribution and services. Michael received his JD from Columbia Law School.

  • Clio

    Clio in its acquisition of CalendarRules

  • Corporate Finance Institute

    Corporate Finance Institute in its acquisition of Macabacus

  • Hootsuite Inc.

    Hootsuite Inc. in its acquisition of Sparkcentral

  • Rubikloud

    Rubikloud in its US $60 million acquisition by Kinaxis

  • ScribbleLive

    ScribbleLive in its acquisition by Rock Content

  • Uberflip

    Uberflip in its acquisition of SnapApp

  • Trufan

    Trufan in its acquisition of SocialRank

  • Rideau Inc.

    Rideau in its addition to Engage2Excel Group of Companies

  • SureWerx

    SureWerx in its acquisition of Jackson Safety® and Wilson Brands From Kimberly-Clark Professional

  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

    Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in its $200 million investment in Plusgrade

  • CAE Inc.

    CAE Inc. in its acquisition of Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Training (BAT) business for US$645 million

  • Growlabs

    Growlabs in its acquisition by AdRoll Group

  • Clio

    Clio in its acquisition of Lexicata

  • Interaxon

    Interaxon in its acquisition of Meditation Studio

  • GFL Environmental Inc.

    Investors led by BC Partners and Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan in the $5.125 billion recapitalization of GFL Environmental Inc.

  • 360insights

    360insights in its acquisition of Through-Channel

  • Husky Energy Inc.

    Husky Energy Inc. in its acquisition of Superior Refinery for US$435 million

  • Scribble Technologies

    Scribble in its acquisition of ion interactive, inc., an interactive content platform provider

  • China Molybdenum Co., Ltd

    China Molybdenum in its US$2.65 billion acquisition of Freeport-McMoRan’s indirect 56% interest in the Tenke Fungurume copper-cobalt mine

  • China Molybdenum Co., Ltd

    China Molybdenum in its US$1.5 billion acquisition of Anglo American’s Brazilian niobium and phosphates businesses

    • Vale Americas Inc., in the sale of The International Metals Reclamation Company Inc. to Horsehead Holding Corp
    • EdgeStone Capital Partners, in the sale of Custom Direct, Inc. to Deluxe Business Operations Inc.
    • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, in the purchase of Babcock & Brown Gates Parking Investments LLC and its subsidiaries
    • Affiliates of Carl C. Icahn, in the offer for the common shares of Lions Gate Entertainment Corp
    • Bank of Nova Scotia, in multiple SEC registered note offerings equalling over $5 billion in the aggregate, in accordance with the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system adopted by the United States and Canada
    • Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund, in the $900 million acquisition of General Chemical Corporation
    • ScribbleLive, in the acquisition of Appinions
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