High Growth & Venture Capital

Cassels has one of the country’s most sophisticated teams dedicated to assisting emerging companies protect and grow their business. Our High Growth & Venture Capital Group draws on the expertise of partners across key areas of the firm including private equity, restructuring, tax, IP and M&A. Each team member also offers an in-depth understanding of the technology sector and this enables our lawyers to not only provide high quality legal advice, but also act as a trusted business advisor.

Whether your company is public or private, a startup or a mature company, big or small, looking for venture capital, debt financing or traditional equity financing, our lawyers help with financing options. We not only represent technology companies looking for funding, but also technology funds, private equity funds, investment dealers and strategic investors. This understanding of both sides of a financing transaction gives clients insightful, cost-effective solutions.

We can help grow your portfolio domestically, internationally or across the border. Whether involved in acquiring, financing or disposing of a downstream portfolio investment, structuring and negotiating funds or alternative investment vehicles, or making direct co-investments, our High Growth & Venture Capital Group calls upon an exceptional combination of legal experience and market understanding to provide practical solutions to ensure our clients achieve their desired outcome.

As their companies grow, clients can continue to look to us for guidance on initial public offerings, M&A, corporate governance and joint ventures/strategic alliances. In addition, our clients also benefit from seamless access to the full complement of services at Cassels. Our legal experts also advise on regulatory and administrative law, dispute resolution, employment issues and benefits plans, executive compensation and tax issues.