Clemens Mayr is a partner in the firm's Montréal office. Mr. Mayr's practice focuses on corporate finance, international financings, and mergers and acquisitions. He has substantial visibility in the Québec market and legal community. He practises in the areas of securities and corporate law, particularly in mergers and acquisitions, take-over bids and public financings, and has been involved in numerous mergers and acquisitions, as well as venture capital financings. He has also acted in numerous Canadian and cross-border public financings (including initial public offerings), acting for both issuers and underwriters in various industry segments such as pulp and paper, high technology, biotechnology and communications.
Mr. Mayr is rated in the Canadian law directory Martindale-Hubbell, in the Lexpert® Canadian Legal Directory, in the 2007 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, in the 2010 edition of the Lexpert® American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, and in the 2010 edition of the Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada. He was also named by Lexpert as one of "Canada's Top 40 Lawyers Under 40" in September 2002. Mr. Mayr also appears as a leading lawyer in corporate law, mergers & acquisitions law and technology law in the last edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada. He is recommended in Corporate/M&A in the 2011, 2012 and 2013 editions of the Chambers Global directory.
· president, Legal Advisory Committee of the Autorité des marchés financiers;
· member of boards of directors of public and private corporations; and
· member of the board and executive committee of the Institute of Corporate Directors - Québec Chapter (ICD Québec Chapter).
Mr. Mayr was born in Innsbruck, Austria. He received his LLB from the Université de Montréal in 1990 and was called to the Québec bar in 1991. He is fluent in English, French and German.