Ed is a partner in the Emerging and High Growth Companies Group of our Ottawa office and is co-chair of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP's Venture Fund Group. His practice primarily involves private equity funds, and notably the formation of venture capital funds. Ed represents many of Canada’s leading venture capital fund managers in structuring and forming their funds, as well as institutional investors in their investments in private equity funds. Ed also advises emerging technology companies. Prior to entering the legal profession, Ed worked for fifteen years in the food industry, seven years of which he served as president of a meat processing company.
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.