Frank Y. Sur
Frank Sur is a partner of Gowling WLG, practising in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, capital markets, and corporate commercial, with a focus in technology, energy and mining sectors.
He has extensive experience in the following areas:
- Mergers and acquisitions of both public and private companies (plans of arrangement, share acquisitions, take-over bids and asset purchase and sales)
- Public and private financings (debt and equity, including initial public offerings)
- Advising on listing and exchange compliance matters, and corporate governance and regulatory compliance matters
- Advising on general commercial agreements in technology, energy (non-renewable and renewable, including hydrogen) and mining sectors
Fluent in Korean, Frank has represented a number of Korean-based companies - as well as numerous international companies based in China and other parts of Asia - in various transactions over the years. Having advised on a large number of cross-border transactions, he has represented many international companies on financings, mergers and acquisitions, and strategic partnerships.
Externally, Frank is a member of the Inter-Pacific Bar Association, American Bar Association, International Association of Korean Lawyers and Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Korea. Internally, Frank is the Co-Head of the Korea Desk, Co-Head of the China Practice Group for the Calgary office and is an active member of the Corporate Practice Group, Hydrogen Group, Fintech Group, Cannabis Group and Japan Desk.
Frank's clients often praise his exceptional problem-solving skills, his ability to find pragmatic and creative solutions to legal issues, and the boundless energy and enthusiasm with which he approaches his legal work.