199 Bay St, Suite 5300, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1993 (ON)
Samantha Horn is a partner in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups. Her practice focuses primarily on mergers & acquisitions, private equity and venture capital financing. She is highly experienced both in investments and buyout transactions, with particular expertise concerning matters in the life sciences and technology sectors. She operates a market-leading transactional practice in the private equity space, covering a wide range of M&A and financing mandates, along with fund formation experience. Samantha is a former member of the Management Committee in the Toronto office and formerly served as Co-Head of the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups. She is a recipient of the 2017 Women’s Executive Network’s Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award in the “Hall of Fame” category and in the “KPMG Professionals” category (2014, 2015 and 2016), recognizing her significant impact to the legal profession and her leadership role within the firm.
On Sept. 28, Appnovation announced the closing of a Series B financing, raising $10.55 million from its previous investors, the Canadian Business Growth Fund (“CBGF”) and UK-based Business Growth Fund (“BGF”), as well as new investor crown corporation Export Development Canada (“EDC”) through its investment program
On February 1, 2019, a company owned by Vertu FX Limited Partnership (“Vertu”), BDC Capital Inc. (“BDC”) and certain members of the Firmex executive management team completed the acquisition of Firmex Holdings Inc.
On February 24, 2016, Nasdaq, Inc. (Nasdaq), by its newly formed, wholly owned subsidiaries, Maiclair Holdings ULC and Farm Church Holdings ULC, completed the acquisition of Marketwired L.P. (Marketwired), a leading global newswire operator and press release distributor company and a portfolio company of OMERS Private Equity.