Iwona Albrecht

partner

  • Business & Corporate Law

  • Corporate Finance & Securities

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About Iwona

As a member of our Business & Corporate and Corporate Finance & Securities groups, Iwona specializes in corporate commercial, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and securities law. Whether helping a local start-up negotiate an international venture capital deal, advising a CFO of a global corporation on a major acquisition, or working with the Executive Director of a national not-for-profit, Iwona Albrecht sees each business transaction as an opportunity to build value for her clients.

Iwona believes in a team approach and works with her colleagues to ensure everything from corporate reorganizations to cross-border transactions, acquisitions, dispositions and mergers reaches the most practical and complete end result. With her ability to leverage strengths across the stakeholder groups, apply the strategic insight gained from participating in and completing over 150 high-profile transactions, and pragmatically build business momentum, Iwona is a trusted partner for leading local, national and international businesses.

A Partner with Soloway Wright, Iwona joined the firm in 2013 after several years practicing with a national firm. In 2014, she was named one of Ottawa’s Forty under 40 and contributes to our community holding several board positions.

Call to Bar 2005

Education

  • LLB, University of Ottawa (2004)
  • BA, High Honours, Carleton University (1999)

Location

Ottawa Office

Languages

English, Polish

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

  • Member of the Institute of Corporate Directors
  • Member of the Ontario Bar Association
  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the County of Carleton Law Association
  • Member of the Law Society of Ontario
  • Member of the American Bar Association, M&A Sub-committee
  • Director, The Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health
  • Director, YMCA-YWCA National Capital Region
  • Mentor, Legal Links and Bridges Program, University of Ottawa
  • Member, Organizing Committee for Canadian Tax Foundation Ottawa Chapter Conference

Portfolio

  • “Corporate Transaction” ILCO Conference, May 2018
  • “Sale of an Online Business” CCLA Conference, May 2017
  • Moderator, Female CEO Panel, Ottawa Board of Trade, April 2017
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Panel, Deloitte 360, January 2017
  • “Lessons on Tenacity” Tefler, 26th Entrepreneurs’ Club ELLE Gala, October 2016
  • Sale of Magor Communications Corp. to N. Harris Computer Corp.
  • Sale of Carleton Uniforms Inc. to Unisync Group Limited
  • Private placement transactions for Magor Communications Corp.
  • Private placement transaction for Impakt Protective Inc.
  • Initial Public Offering (IPO) on TSX Venture Exchange and concurrent private placement for Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
  • Formation and public listing of Aztech Innovations Inc. on TSX Venture Exchange for Aztech Associates Inc.