Ryan Azotini

Meets your business needs with thorough, results-oriented legal advice.

Ryan Azotini 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, 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.

He provides timely and practical legal advice to banks and large financial institutions, fund managers, lenders, borrowers, as well as early stage or venture capital companies.


B.A. (Honours with Distinction), Western University (1999)
LL.B., Western University (2002)

Called to the Ontario Bar, 2003

  • Member, Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Member, Regulatory Affairs Committee, The Ontario Cooperative Association (2017 to 2019)
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