Alex Roberts joins DLA Piper as partner

Corporate finance lawyer joins from another national law firm

Alex Roberts joins DLA Piper as partner
Alex Roberts

DLA Piper (Canada) LLP has added Alex Roberts as partner, based in its Toronto office.

Roberts’ practice focuses on corporate finance, especially banking and finance, financial services, project finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and ‎corporate reorganizations and restructurings, the firm’s announcement said.

He is experienced in multijurisdictional secured and unsecured lending transactions with an emphasis on ‎asset-based lending, acquisition financings, project finance and structured finance, the firm added.

According to his LinkedIn profile, Roberts was a partner at Baker McKenzie in Toronto since 2007, before joining DLA Piper. Prior to that, he was with Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP for more than 13 years.

“We are thrilled to welcome Alex to the Toronto office,” said Robert Seidel, managing partner of DLA Piper (Canada). “His impressive background in corporate finance combined with his experience in complex mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganizations will provide a welcome boost not only to the Finance group but to the firm as a whole.”

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