Geoff Taber

Partner, Osler, Hoskins and Harcourt LLP.

Geoff Taber is partner and a founder of Osler’s Technology Business Group. He practices business law with an emphasis on private and public financings, M&A transactions, and strategic commercial matters. He has been involved in over 100 venture capital financings and numerous public and private M&A transactions and also advises a range of emerging businesses and startups. Recent matters include advising Google Inc. in multiple acquisitions of Canadian technology businesses; a syndicate led by Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board in the $1.1-billion acquisition of Q9 Networks; SonoSite Inc. on its acquisition of VisualSonics, Inc.; InterTAN Canada (Circuit City’s Canadian subsidiary) in its CCAA proceedings, and the court-supervised sale of The Source by Circuit City to Bell. He also advises The Next 36 (Canada’s Entrepreneurial Leadership Institute) and the Creative Destruction Lab program at the Rotman School of Business. As Co-Chair of the firm’s Asia-Pacific initiative and former managing partner of Osler’s Singapore office, he continues to advise Canadian multinationals on Asia-Pacific matters. Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP is a Founding Partner of the Creative Destruction Lab.