Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

Private Equity: Buyouts Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for Noted for its frequent representation of Canadian pension plans in the private equity space, as well as its varied list of domestic and international deals. Assists clients with a range of buyout and private equity financing mandates, as well as PIPE transactions. The firm has noted strengths in the venture capital space across its offices and frequently advises private equity firms investing in tech.

Strengths Sources view this as "a strong, well-rounded team that is responsive when transactions have tight timeframes."

Sources also praise the team for its "pragmatic, commercially-oriented advice."

Work highlights Assisted Quad-C with its buyout of IT staffing company S.i. Systems.

Notable practitioners

John Groenewegen is an experienced practitioner who "brings a combination of legal, commercial and strategic advice" and is "very thoughtful and responsive." He is a regular adviser to private equity houses and institutional investors, and is well regarded by his clients.