Peter Bouzalas Partner


Speaks:  English, Greek

Year of Call: 2000 - Ontario

Year of Call: 2000 - New York State


Primary office:  Toronto



Peter Bouzalas

Peter Bouzalas is a partner in Gowling WLG's Toronto office. His practice focuses on the area of corporate and commercial law with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, and corporate finance matters for private companies and private equity funds -- both domestically and internationally. He also assists business clients with respect to the incorporation/formation, organization and financing of their companies, the drafting of shareholder, partnership and joint venture agreements, as well as the drafting of a range of commercial agreements including manufacturing, supply and vendor/distribution agreements.

Peter provides advice to clients in various industries including banking, construction, credit card, entertainment, gaming, manufacturing & distribution, software and waste management/recycling. He also frequently advises US-based companies and private equity funds venturing into Canada.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2021

    • Community
       2021
      Ontario Basketball Association, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Committee - Board Member
  • 2015

    • Career
       2015
      New York State Bar Association - Member of the Executive of the International Section
  • 2000

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2000
      Year of Call, Ontario
    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2000
      Year of Call, New York State
  • 1998

    • Education
       1998
      Queen’s University, LL.B
  • 1993

    • Education
       1993
      University of Western Ontario, Honours B.Sc. (Genetics)

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • American Bar Association
  • International Bar Association

Representative Work

  • Represented Jacuzzi Brands LLC in respect of its acquisition of the Leisure Manufacturing Group of Companies (Dream Maker and Sunrise Spas)
  • Represented Jacuzzi Brands LLC in respect of its acquisition of the Hydropool Group of Companies (Hydropool Hot Tubs and Swim Spas)
  • Represented Burger King Corporation regarding the sale of Burger King Restaurants of Canada Inc., including 94 restaurant locations, to Redberry Investments Corp.
  • Represented Worldlynx Wireless LP in its acquisition/consolidation of 10 Bell Mobility independent wireless dealers across Canada, giving Worldlynx Wireless a platform of more than 60 retail and sales locations across the country
  • Represented the shareholders of Turtle Island Recycling Corp. regarding their share sale to Green For Life (GFL) Environmental Corp.
  • Represented Hitachi Capital Canada Corp. in the acquisition of CLE Leasing Enterprises Ltd.
  • Represented Ojon Corporation in respect of its acquisition by The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.
  • Represented the shareholders of Torch Mobile Inc. in respect of their share sale to Blackberry
  • Represented the principal shareholders of MBEC Communications Inc. (the Canadian rightsholder of Mail Box Etc. and UPS Store) in respect of their sale to a private company purchaser