Andrew is a partner at Torkin Manes. He heads up the Corporate Finance Group and is the co-chair of the Cannabis Law Group.
Andrew has over 20 years’ experience assisting early stage and established businesses structure and execute public and private corporate finance, M&A and securities transactions. He has been engaged by domestic and international clients in many sectors including cannabis, investment banking, tech, consulting, advertising, social media and several others.
With the legalization of medical and now recreational cannabis in Canada and the steady liberalization of cannabis laws around the world, Andrew has been advising his clients on how to best maneuver within this emerging industry. In addition to his extensive understanding of the regulatory framework across Canada, Andrew has a deep understanding of the industry, an extensive network of relationships, and regularly writes and provides input and perspectives for published articles.
His expertise in this sector includes acquisitions and dispositions, corporate governance, raising capital and debt, public listings, joint ventures, a wide range of commercial contracts and navigating the complex regulatory framework, including working with Health Canada. As co-chair of the Cannabis Law Group, Andrew has assembled a multidisciplinary group of professionals to provide clients with timely advice in this fast-paced industry.
Andrew prides himself on delivering exceptional client service and strives to provide timely, cost-effective legal advice to his clients. You can follow Andrew on Twitter @andrewjwilder or on LinkedIn.