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David P. Badour






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University of Ottawa
Michigan State University


Ontario, 2013
New York, USA, 2012


David Badour is an associate in our Business Law Group in Toronto. He maintains a general corporate law practice with an emphasis on public and private mergers & acquisitions (both domestic and cross-border) and corporate finance transactions. Mr. Badour also routinely advises clients on corporate governance and continuous disclosure matters.

Mr. Badour’s recent transactional experience includes Direct Energy’s sale of its Ontario Home Services business to EnerCare Inc. for $450 million in cash and shares, Cara Holdings’ strategic financial partnership with Fairfax and the acquisition by Cara Operations of Prime Restaurants, E-L Financial Corporation Limited’s sale of The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Company to The Travelers Companies, Inc. for $1.125 billion in cash and the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation’s modernization of its casino gaming business.


  • West Edmonton Mall Property Inc.’s private placement of $900 million of first mortgage bonds.
  • The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company’s $500 million 2.64% fixed/floating rate subordinated debenture offering
  • Manulife Financial Corporation’s $2.25 billion subscription receipt offering
  • Goldcorp Inc.’s $225 million secondary offering of shares of Primero Mining Corp.
  • Manulife Financial Corporation’s $350 million Series 17 preferred shares offering

Mr. Badour received a JD (magna cum laude) from Michigan State University in 2011 and a JD (cum laude) from the University of Ottawa in 2012. During his time at law school, he earned a place on the Dean’s List each year and received multiple academic awards and prizes in the areas of public law, legislation and American constitutional law. He received his BA in Political Science from McGill University in 2007.

Mr. Badour was admitted to practice in the State of New York in 2012 and was called to the Ontario bar in 2013. He is a member of the Law Society of Upper Canada, the Canadian Bar Association, the Ontario Bar Association and the New York State Bar Association.


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