Funds

Fengate closes $1.1B Infrastructure Fund III

Fengate Asset Management final closed Fengate Core Infrastructure Fund III and affiliated vehicles with $1.1B in capital commitments, exceeding $750M target and $1B intial hard cap

TA Associates closes TA XIII at US $8.5B hard cap

TA Associates final closed TA XIII at its hard cap of US $8.5B. British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI) led Canadian LPs committed US $280M

PFM Capital holds second close for Apex III Investment Fund

PFM Capital held second close for Apex III Investment Fund Limited Partnership with total capital commitments over $91 million.

Pender Growth Fund closes $15M short-form prospectus offering

Pender Growth Fund Inc. (TSX-V: PTF) closed $15M short-form prospectus offering led by PI Financial Inc.

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Éric Phaneuf named CEO of Walter Capital Partners

Éric Phaneuf, Managing Partner of Walter Capital Partners, assumed the position of President and Chief Executive Officer

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Analysis

Owen Bird and Norton Rose Fulbright leading law firms in deal number and total deal value

92 law firms worked on 525 financings with total deal value of $14.76B in Q1. Owen Bird Law Corporation Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP led in deal numbers and total deal value

Canaccord and Greybrook leading Investment Dealer and EMD in exempt fees earned

Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Greybrook Securities Inc. the leading investment dealer and EMD respectively in Q1 exempt financing fees earned.

US investors leading Canadian venture capital investors in Q1 2019

Q1 2019 Canada VC Results highlight: US investors accounted for 53% of total disbursement, Ontario companies received lion’s share (63%) of disbursements

Cannabis financing Series 4: US investors largest cannabis funders

US investors invested $6.03 billion, accounting for 61% of $10 billion disclosed cannabis investments, almost doubling of the total amount by Canadian investors ($3.1 billion)