By Gary Solway, Munaf Mohamed QC, John Mercury, Michael Mysak and Paul Romaniuk of Bennett Jones.
Gary Solway and John Mercury act on behalf of buyers and sellers in M&A corporate transactions. Munaf Mohamed, Michael Mysak, and Paul Romaniuk act in M&A litigation matters.
Five Year Look at Fundraising in Canada
In 2021, the federal government renewed the VCCI program with a CAD$450 million commitment.
Every year since 2017, at least one-third of VC funds closed were first-time funds, taking up more than 20 per cent of total dollars raised by Canadian VC firms.
Analysis of disclosed fund sizes shows that the median PE fund size jumped in 2021 to a five-year record.
Capital raised for venture funds by Canada-based firms rose to a record height in 2020.