Norbert Knutel

Norbert Knutel

(416) 863-4013
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2007
Norbert's practice covers many areas of securities and corporate law, with particular emphasis on investment funds, corporate finance and M&A. He has extensive experience in structuring, formation and distribution of both domestic and foreign-domiciled investment funds, including closed-end, private equity, infrastructure, private debt, real estate, mortgage and crypto funds and other pooled investments. Norbert also provides advice to fund managers and dealers on securities registration, regulatory and compliance matters. He has also played a principal role in the development and growth of Canada's special purpose acquisition corporation (SPAC) sector where he has advised SPACs throughout various steps including with respect to their initial public offerings, the SPAC's qualifying acquisition transaction as well as fund formation matters for their sponsors. Norbert has significant experience in capital markets transactions in a wide range of industries including asset management and financial services and regularly acts as counsel to issuers and underwriters in public and private financings as well as purchasers and targets in M&A transactions.
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