John-Paul Bogden
John-Paul Bogden
(604) 631-3375
(604) 631-3309
595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1999 (MB); 2000 (BC)
John-Paul’s (JP) practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, private equity transactions, infrastructure and projects work, and general corporate law. He is co-leader of the firm's Private Equity Group, which has been recognized as one of Canada's leading private equity practices. JP’s clients range from start-ups and venture-financed businesses to large, publicly traded corporations. A significant portion of his practice involves working with private equity funds (including buyout, infrastructure, and venture capital funds) and their portfolio companies in investment, add-on, recapitalization, and exit transactions; technology-based businesses in relation to both operational and transactional matters; and investment banks and other corporate finance professionals in relation to M&A and financing transactions. JP is also frequently engaged as special M&A counsel by seller groups and investment banks undertaking competitive auction processes. He regularly speaks at business law conferences and is a member of several industry associations, including the Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association, the British Columbia Technology Industry Association, and the Vancouver chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth.
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On May 4, 2018, Frontier Capital completed the acquisition of Agreement Express Inc. and its subsidiary corporations (AEX) through a plan of arrangement. The investment was made through Frontier Capital’s US$700 million Frontier Fund V
On March 21, 2016, a group led by Norwest Venture Partners and including Georgian Partners and BMO Financial Group acquired a significant equity interest in Medgate Inc.