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Mario Di Fiore

Partner | Goodmans

Mario Di Fiore is a partner at Goodmans. Mario has a transactional practice that encompasses corporate law, banking, private company acquisitions, international mergers and acquisitions and financings for both borrowers and lenders.

A significant portion of Mario’s practice focuses on the hotel and leisure industry and on the negotiation and implementation of acquisition, related structuring, financing and management and operational agreements in which he has extensive experience.

He has represented a number of hotel owners and operators in their arrangements involving the acquisition, financing, operation and management of hotels, resorts and mixed-use projects in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East and the Caribbean.

Mario has represented Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in connection with a significant number of its hotel, resort, resort club and related projects throughout the world and in connection with its US$3.8 billion privatization by Isadore Sharp and his holding company Triples Holdings Limited, Kingdom Hotels International and Cascade Investment, L.L.C.; and represented Bvlgari S.p.A. in the formation of a $1 billion joint venture with Marriott International Inc. to form Bvlgari Hotels and Resorts. Most recently, Mario represented Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts in connection with the Four Seasons hotel and residential project in Toronto, represented The Cadillac Fairview Corporation in its negotiations with The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company LLC for the management of The Ritz-Carlton Toronto, and represented Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Ltd in its negotiations with Germain Group Inc. for the management of the hotel Le Germain at Maple Leaf Square in Toronto.

Mario has been a partner at Goodmans since 1998.