Michael Partridge

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-5498
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: mpartridge@goodmans.ca

Partner. Practice focuses on corporate finance, M&A, private equity, venture capital financings and securities law. Advises boards and activist shareholders on governance and proxy contests. Advised Lytx Inc. in connection with its acquisition of VerifEye Technologies, IA Ventures in connection with a seed round financing of Kepler Communications, Postmedia Network Canada in its CBCA restructuring, Birch Hill Equity in its sale of Carson-Dellosa Publishing to Guardian Capital, CanWel Building Materials in its acquisition of Jemi Fibre, K2 Principal Fund in connection with various activist initiatives and Apax Partners and Hub International in Hub’s US$4.4-billion acquisition by Hellman & Friedman. Formerly practised in Silicon Valley representing emerging growth companies, publicly traded technology companies and venture capital funds. Recognized as a leading lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Lexpert® Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, the Lexpert® Special Edition on Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining and The Best Lawyers in Canada. Part of the Goodmans team that acts as “legal counsel in residence” for the DMZ at Ryerson University, one of Canada’s largest business incubators for emerging tech startups.

Year Called to the Bar:1997 (ON); 2001 (California)
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