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Stephen ​B. ​Kerr

Stephen ​Kerr
What primarily drives cross-border M&A into Canada are two things: commodity prices and foreign exchange.
Title Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions and Chair of US Initiatives
Languages Spoken English


Stephen ​Kerr


Stephen Kerr’s corporate practice is focused on mergers and acquisitions in the financial services industry.

With Canadian banks expanding their international assets at an unprecedented rate, Stephen’s work in this sector continues to increase.

Large financial service providers turn to Stephen for clarity on policy and regulatory issues related to banking, insurance, reinsurance, and M&A. Stephen also works with clients outside the sector on acquisition and divestment strategies, corporate governance, reorganizations and material commercial agreements. Recognized for his expertise in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory and as an Acritas Star, Stephen anticipates and understands regulatory changes, allowing his clients to refresh their strategies to suit current policy environments.