Toronto Private Equity And Venture Capital Lawyers

The lawyers at Holmberg Watson Business & Estate Lawyers have extensive experience assisting professionally managed funds, investors and companies involved in private equity and venture capital transactions. Our sophisticated understanding of markets and the sensitivity to business matters enable us to provide our clients with the advice they need to successfully complete their transactions.

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It also enables us to make introductions that are beneficial to companies in search of funding and to investment firms looking for exceptional companies in which to invest.

The firm offers a unique advantage for clients in Toronto and the Greater Toronto Area who are looking for combined expertise in legal matters and the world of business. Holmberg Watson is uniquely positioned to help small, medium and large businesses with all of their corporate and commercial needs.

We provide comprehensive services in the area of private equity and venture capital, including:

Fund Formation
Downstream Investing
Financing And Work-outs
    • Negotiation of partnership agreements, shareholders’ agreements, agency agreements, co-investment arrangements
      and other fund documentation for investors and fund sponsors
    • Drafting private placement memoranda and advice on applicable disclosure requirements
    • Securities law advice in respect of Canadian funds
    • Advice on Compliance with Securities Laws for Private Canadian Funds
    • Due diligence and risk assessment
    • Structuring all aspects of acquisitions/investment vehicles
    • Negotiation of equity, debt and convertible debt, takeover, merger, plan of arrangement and other acquisition documentation
    • Structuring and negotiating term sheets, commitment letters, credit agreements and security packages
    • Structuring and negotiating mergers and acquisition transactions for target companies, acquirers and senior creditors
    • Restructuring troubled companies and recovering investments for investors and financiers
    • Post-closing legal advice for business operations and covenant compliance
    • Negotiation and drafting of partnership agreements, shareholders’ agreements, agency agreements,
      investment management contracts and alternative investment funds
    • Structuring and negotiating direct co-investments, tuck-in investments, and secondary market acquisitions and dispositions

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From negotiating partnership agreements and providing securities law advice, to performing due diligence and advising clients on potential risk in their positions, Holmberg Watson has built their reputation as a boutique private equity and venture capital law firm who works closely with their clients in Toronto in order to meet their financial and business goals.

We know how businesses operate on a day to day basis and can help bridge the gap between your legal needs and your business goals. With proven expertise in most areas of business and financial law, as well as solid experience with private equity and venture capital issues, we aim to be both a legal advisor and a trusted business partner for our clients in Toronto and the GTA.

Contact the firm today at to set up your free initial consultation. You can also speak directly to Mihkel Holmberg at 416.648.8499 or Kate Watson at 647.500.0844. The initial consultation is always free and our priority with every call is to get an understanding of your needs, as well as answer your private equity and venture capital questions, so that you can make the best decision for your business.