333 Bay St, Suite 2400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, Box 20, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1985
Craig Brown is an active member of several practice groups including Securities and Mergers & Acquisition, Emerging Technology and the Asia Pacific Practice Group. His transaction-oriented practice is focused on advising high-growth Canadian companies with a global outlook, as well as leading investment dealers, merchant banks and VC/private equity funds that provide financing to them. An expert in the areas of mergers & acquisitions and corporate finance, Craig provides strategic legal and business advice to help companies realize their potential in both Canada and in new foreign markets. While Craig’s practice is sector-agnostic, he has for the past decade been extensively engaged with a wide variety of leading participants in the dynamic Ontario innovation ecosystem. In addition to providing excellent legal advice, Craig seeks to intermediate opportunities for all clients, including sourcing qualified investment targets for VC and private equity clients and introducing promising early-stage companies to strategic partners and investment groups capable of providing transformational growth capital.
On February 8, 2018, goNumerical Ltd. (d.b.a. Coinsquare) announced that it had completed a marketed equity financing for total proceeds of approximately $30 million. Coinsquare raised $47.3 million in a little over four months at equity valuations increasing from $30 million to $430 million.