Niko is Head of Osler’s Montreal Corporate Group. He has represented public and private clients for over 20 years in a variety of Canadian, U.S. and international transactions, including negotiated and contested acquisitions, dispositions, mergers, auctions, take-over bids, carve-out transactions, strategic investments, recapitalizations, reorganizations, joint ventures and other corporate matters.
Prior to his return to Canada in 2004, Niko worked for one of the world’s leading law firms (Sullivan & Cromwell LLP) both in New York and in Australia for a number of years. He developed extensive experience in Canadian, U.S. and Australian M&A, contracts, commercial and securities law and related matters. He is known for problem solving, conflict resolution and negotiation skills.
Niko’s clients span numerous industries and include public and private companies, pension funds, boards and independent committees, underwriters, venture capital funds, private equity funds and entrepreneurs. Niko has taught mergers and acquisitions law at McGill University’s Faculty of Law. His transactional resume shows the depth of his experience and connections with some of the most high profile corporate clients in Québec, Canada and internationally.