Counsel Announcement

Pallett Valo Grows Its Business Law Practice With Senior Lawyer Hire

June 24, 2024

Pallett Valo LLP is growing its already established Business Law practice by welcoming Ryan Azotini, previously Senior Counsel at the Bank of Montreal.

Ryan is a corporate and private funds lawyer with extensive expertise in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, securities, risk management and corporate governance.

With significant experience from both private practice and in-house roles in financial services, Ryan advises domestic and international clients on a wide array of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters across various industries.

Clients turn to Ryan for guidance on acquisition financing, joint ventures, transaction structuring and buy-outs. He assists domestic and foreign businesses with acquisitions, divestitures, fund formation and private equity raises, secured financings, joint ventures, partnership arrangements, equity investments and the drafting of relevant agreements.

In addition, he advises public company clients on new stock exchange listings, private placements, take-over bids and IPOs, and regularly advises clients on continuous disclosure obligations, stock exchange rules and procedures and securities regulatory issues.

Matthew Kindree, Head of Pallett Valo’s Business Law Practice said, “We are excited to welcome Ryan Azotini. His unique background with experience in private practice and as in-house counsel will add tremendous value to our business law team.”

To find out more about Ryan, please visit our website.

Pallett Valo LLP

Pallett Valo, a respected law firm recognized for excellence across Ontario, has roots in the community reaching back to 1948. We have been recognized by our peers as a Top 10 Ontario Regional Law Firm in consecutive biannual surveys by Canadian Lawyer magazine. We have built our reputation by both protecting and growing the business assets of our clients and by offering a refreshingly distinct Right-sized Thinking® approach to service. We take the time to understand your business and industry environment and then apply our expertise, experience and entrepreneurial spirit to make the difference. We measure our success by the success of our clients. Right-sized Thinking® is built on a solid foundation of values that we apply both inside the firm and through our dealing with clients. We strive to incorporate our firm values of Excellence, Integrity and Respect into everything we do, and we believe this is what sets us apart as a law firm, and as people.

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Ryan Azotini

Pallett Valo LLP

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Western University

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