Industry: Financial Services - Venture capital & private equity
On July 30, 2021, Fulcrum Capital Partners, a Canadian private equity firm focused on the lower middle market, announced its investment in Creative Outdoor Advertising (“COA”). COA is a provider of outdoor street furniture advertising solutions for local businesses across small and mid-sized municipalities throughout North America. COA owns, installs and maintains more than 17,500 advertising faces in over 250 municipalities.
Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP acted as lead counsel to Fulcrum Capital Partners with a deal team that included
Reza Sarsangi (private equity),
Paras Patel (banking and specialty finance),
Maria Constantine (employment and labour),
Brenda Swick (international trade),
Corinne Grigoriu (tax),
Ardy Mohajer (real estate and development),
Jennifer Evola (municipal, planning and environmental),
Marco Ciarlariello (intellectual property),
Rebecca Lee (law clerk).
Fredrikson & Byron P.A. acted as U.S. counsel to Fulcrum Capital Partners with a deal team composed of
McMillan LLP acted for COA and its shareholders with a deal team that included
Alex Ricchetti (financial services),
Michael Friedman (tax),
Greg Johns (technology),
Kari Kim-Gallately (real estate),
Paul Boshyk (employment),
Anna Ly (law clerk).
Dolgin Professional Corporation acted for COA and its shareholders with a deal team that included
Jordan Dolgin (corporate),
Stacey Pompeo (law clerk).
Hodgson Russ LLP acted as U.S. counsel to COA with a deal team that included
Deborah Kalstek (senior paralegal).