Amy Gelhorn



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Education & Qualifications

  • Manitoba Bar (2019)
  • JD (Manitoba, 2018)
  • BA (Manitoba, 2015)

Amy is an associate with the firm’s business group practising in the area of corporate/commercial law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. She has experience working with local, national and international businesses in a vast array of industries.

  • Merger, acquisition and securities transactions involving local, national and international businesses, experience advising buyers and sellers in large-, mid- and small-market transactions, including cross-border transactions
  • Debt and equity private placements
  • Shareholder buyouts pursuant to shotgun buy-sell provisions in shareholder/partnership agreements
  • Implementation of structures for new investments and representation of investors in establishing their relationships, including preparation and negotiation of shareholders’ agreements and partnership agreements
  • Institutional and private lender financing transactions, with experience representing lenders and borrower groups in connection with transaction
  • Counsel to Cando Rail Services Ltd. on an equity investment by Torquest Partners
  • Counsel to Cando Rail & Terminals Ltd. on the sale to Alberta Investment Management Corporation
  • Board Member, Snowflake Place for Children and Youth (2020)
  • Mentor, CanU Law (2017-2018)
  • Member, UMSU Judicial Committee (2017-2018)
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association (Manitoba, 2019-present)
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Arts (Manitoba, 2013-2015)
  • Academic All Canadian (2013-2015)
  • Bison Athletes Award for outstanding contribution to athletics (Manitoba, 2014, 2015)