Anthony Milazzo

Partner

Toronto
AMilazzo@blg.com
416.367.6666

Anthony is an experienced business transactions lawyer and a trusted legal advisor to his clients.

Anthony focuses on domestic and cross-border:

  • private mergers, acquisitions and divestitures
  • private equity and venture capital investments
  • strategic alliances
  • corporate reorganizations
  • financings

He provides buy-side and sell-side transactional as well as corporate and commercial advice to domestic and foreign clients, and has represented emerging companies as well as market leaders in a wide array of industries, including:

  • technology
  • manufacturing
  • financial services
  • food processing
  • hospitality
  • insurance
  • energy
  • health care
  • retail

Anthony has extensive experience advising companies, their boards of directors and shareholders with corporate governance matters.

He is thoroughly familiar with the business and legal challenges regularly faced by emerging and established technology companies.

Experience

  • Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ: KTOS), a leading National Security Solutions provider, in its US$35 million acquisition of satellite antenna manufacturer ASC Signal from CPI.
  • Fiat Chrysler Automobiles N.V. and its Canadian affiliate Vari-Form Manufacturing Inc. in connection with the CCAA court approved acquisition of the structural automotive hydroforming business and assets of Vari-Form Inc.
  • Canada Colors and Chemicals (Group) in connection with the sale of its Canadian chemicals distribution business to Brenntag Canada Inc.
  • ASICS Canada Corporation in various corporate and commercial matters.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Ontario Bar Association
  • Member, Mergers and Acquisitions Committee; Participant, Judicial Interpretations, Market Trends, International M&A and Private Equity M&A Working Groups
  • Member, American Bar Association

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2020 edition (and since 2011) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Corporate Mid-Market) and the 2020 and 2016 editions (Corporate Commercial Law).
  • Recognized in the 2014 edition of the Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada® (Corporate Mid-Market).
  • Martindale-Hubbell® BV® Distinguished™ 4.1 out of 5 Peer Review Rated.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 1997
  • LLB, Queen's University, 1995
  • BASc., Mechanical Engineering, University of Toronto, 1989