Gary Abrahamson

Gary Abrahamson, CPA, CA, CIRP, LIT



Direct Line: (416) 645-6524



Gary is a partner and the leader of our Restructuring and Insolvency practice. He has 25 years’ experience helping lenders resolve problem loan situations and guiding public and private companies out of crises. Gary takes great pride in providing timely, creative and pragmatic solutions and working with all stakeholders to build stability and reduce the stress associated with businesses in financial distress. Gary has also acted as advisor to boards of directors regarding corporate governance.

“I thrive on chaos! My greatest strength is my ability to instil a sense of calm to chaotic situations. My clients rely on my expert advice to guide them through financial and operating crises. My most valuable assets are my uncompromising integrity and attention to detail as I develop the strategic course of a project. But perhaps my most important skill is my ability to work with people during trying times.”


  • Canadian Apartment Magazine – Restructuring Solution in a Distressed Real Estate Market
  • Lawyers Weekly 2009 – Restructuring your Business; Thinking Ahead of the Curve
  • Fuller Landau Raison d’etre, 2004 – Signs of Trouble
  • “Understanding Insolvency – Creditors’ Rights, Options and Opportunities”

Practice Areas

  • Restructuring and Insolvency
  • M&A/Transaction Support
  • Succession Planning
  • Cross-Border


  • Manufacturing and Distribution
  • Retail and Consumer Products
  • Real Estate and Construction
  • Information Technology
  • Finance and Insurance
  • Professional Services Firms
  • Food & Beverage
  • Entertainment and Communications

Academic Achievements, Memberships and Professional Designations

  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Witwatersrand, 1983
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
  • Chartered Insolvency and Restructuring Professional
  • Licensed Insolvency Trustee
  • Member, Canadian Turnaround Management Association
  • OAIRP; Past Director