Caroline Samara photo
Caroline Samara photo
Caroline Samara photo

Caroline Samara is a talented business lawyer with extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions. Caroline assists domestic and cross-border clients in the acquisition and sale of businesses, including strategic and private equity investments, and also advises clients on matters relating to corporate reorganizations, general corporate transactions and corporate governance.

Working with businesses in a variety of industries, Caroline brings exceptional insight and industry knowledge in the private equity, agribusiness, manufacturing, distribution, transportation and energy sectors.



Representative Matters

  • Represented numerous corporate clients with internal corporate reorganizations.
  • Represented clients supported by various investment trusts in their acquisitions of production and assembly automation companies and related reorganizations.
  • Represented an independent power producer in the acquisitions of hundreds of solar projects and FIT Contracts.
  • Represented a chemical and ingredient distributor in its acquisition of a leading food ingredients supplier.
  • Represented a private equity firm in its investment in a solutions extrusion manufacturing company.
  • Represented a private equity firm in its investment in a company providing customized solutions to enterprise customers.
  • Represented a leading chemical distributor in its acquisition of a wholesale fertilizer distributor.
  • Represented a strategic investment firm in its acquisition of a design, engineering, manufacturing and installation services company.
  • Represented a leading chemical distributor in its acquisition of several warehousing, logistics and production companies.
  • Represented a private equity firm in closing multiple transactions since 2013.
  • Represented a private equity firm in its investment in a commercial art developer and distributor.
  • Represented foreign clients with the establishment of Canadian businesses.
  • Represented a cosmetics manufacturing and packaging company in its acquisition of an international product development and manufacturing company.

Speaking Engagements

Speaker: Critical Drafting Advice for Shareholder Agreements Between Family Members, OBA Institute’s Serving the Family PD event

February 4, 2021

Moderator: Preparing for a Corporate Sale or M&A Transaction

December 9, 2020

Speaker: Professionalism, University of Toronto – Law in Action Within Schools, Toronto, Ontario

June 2014

Speaker: Professionalism, University of Toronto – Law in Action Within Schools, Toronto, Ontario

June 2013

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Education & Admissions

2013
Called to the Ontario bar
2009
BA (Honours)York University
2012
JDUniversity of Toronto

Publications

Insights (3 Posts)

Featured Insight

Spot the Difference: Mergers and Amalgamations in Corporate Transactions

Examining the difference between US "mergers" and Canadian "amalgamations" in corporate transactions, relevant for deal structuring and completing diligence.

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Mar 2, 2022
Featured Insight

Fiduciary Duties in Corporate Transactions: Expansion of Director’s Duties to Limited Partnerships & Liability of Knowing (Third Party) Assistants

The ONCA decision in Extreme Venture Partners Fund I LP v. Varma provides important guidance on acceptable standards of corporate conduct in Canada.

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Feb 2, 2022
Featured Insight

Limited Partnerships: When to Head to Manitoba and When to Stay at Home?

Limited Partnerships: When to Head to Manitoba and When to Stay at Home?

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Mar 12, 2015