Dates: April 23 - 25, 2023
Location: Cambridge, Ontario
The Forum is an annual gathering of 48 senior in-house counsel from the largest Canadian institutional investors and preeminent lawyers from across North America, to address emerging legal risks and challenges in direct private equity investments and M&A transactions.
Using candid, peer-driven discussion, this Forum explores key private equity M&A trends and developments, to discern best practices and strategies for successfully negotiating and completing transactions.
This advisory group of leading practitioners drafted the Agenda and personally nominated all invitees to the Forum.
Emma is Senior Forum Director and Financial Services Lead at Cambridge Executive Connections (CEC), a subsidiary of Cambridge Forums, Inc. Naturally curious and a lifelong learner, Emma has developed and managed a variety of meetings in both the profit and non-profit sectors. Before joining Cambridge, Emma was Assistant Vice President, Global Marketing at State Street in Canada, where she spent close to two decades of her career, offering her a great depth of knowledge and understanding of the financial and investment sectors. In Emma’s current role, she leads CEC’s Financial Services portfolio, including programs for institutional investors, banking, private funds, risk, and governance professionals.
The Forum offers a private environment for leading legal practitioners to share insights on market practices and build valuable connections with key players from across Canada and the US.
"The Forum on Private Equity M&A provided a terrific opportunity to discuss market developments and trends in Private Equity with leading deal professionals in open and engaging conversations that set the Forum apart from other conferences."Jason R Galbraith Managing Director & Chief Legal Officer TorQuest Partners Toronto, ON
"The Forum provides and excellent opportunity to share experiences and ideas that are important to those participating in Private Equity markets."Neil M. Sheehy Partner Goodmans LLP Toronto, ON
"Candid, insightful conversations and excellent networking set this conference apart from others."Jackie Taitz Director & Senior Legal Counsel, Investments Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Toronto, ON