Ed is a partner in the business law department and a member of Osler’s Technology Business group. Based in Osler's Ottawa office, he practises corporate and securities law with an emphasis on private equity financing, mergers & acquisitions, and venture capital fund formation. His practice concentrates almost exclusively on emerging technology companies and private equity funds. He advises a wide range of Canadian and international clients in the technology sector, such as start-up and medium-size companies, as well as VC and institutional investors. He also advises clients in structuring private equity funds and has acted for fund managers, as well as investors.
On May 1, 2017, all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Halogen Software Inc. (“Halogen”) were acquired by Saba Software Inc. (“Saba”), Vector Capital and its affiliates (“Vector”), and Michael Slaunwhite, Halogen’s founder, executive chairman and largest shareholder.