Shevaun McGrath joins McCarthy Tétrault in Toronto

Toronto, August 22, 2017 — McCarthy Tétrault is pleased to welcome Shevaun McGrath to our Toronto office as an equity partner and Co-Head of the firm’s National Private Equity Group, assisting clients with their M&A and private equity opportunities both domestically and cross-border.

“Shevaun is tremendous addition to our firm and we are thrilled that she has chosen to bring her M&A and private equity practice to McCarthy Tétrault,” said Cam Belsher, partner and Head of the M&A Group. “She has an exceptional market reputation as a pragmatic and energetic lawyer with a deep understanding of the M&A and private equity markets in Canada and the United States. Her instincts and practical experience in getting deals done will be a real advantage for our clients.” Added Dave Leonard, McCarthy Tétrault’s CEO, “Shevaun’s proven ability to assist firms who manage and deploy large pools of capital in finding and executing on market opportunities, in addition to her leadership skills and entrepreneurial spirit, will complement our national team.”

An accomplished deal-maker, clients will benefit from Shevaun’s exceptional experience in private equity, mergers and acquisitions and capital markets. She advises domestic and foreign companies, both public and private, on their merger, acquisition, divesture and capital raising activities. In her private equity practice, Shevaun represents institutional investors in their investment activities, including direct investments, investments in private equity and other investment funds and fund formation. Called to the bar in Ontario and New York, she is recognized as a leading lawyer in the area of private equity by a number of industry and peer-review directories and was named one of Lexpert’s Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40 in 2011.

“McCarthy Tétrault’s nationally integrated platform, as well as their strong focus on cross-border initiatives appealed to me,” said Shevaun. “With the new office in New York City, they are even better positioned to help clients entering the Canadian market. I am excited to get down to work with my new colleagues to help our clients with their most important projects.”

McCarthy Tétrault’s National Private Equity Group delivers practical advice and innovative solutions to our clients, which include numerous Canadian and foreign private equity firms, pension funds, sovereign wealth funds and family offices. Our focus on industry expertise affords us the ability to understand not only the issues that matter most to private equity firms but also their portfolio company’s business as well as the industries and contexts in which they operate, including particular regulatory regimes, industry dynamics and capital structures. We also routinely work closely and in concert with leading law firms in the U.S. and overseas.

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McCarthy Tétrault provides a broad range of legal services, advising on large and complex assignments for Canadian and international interests. The firm has substantial presence in Canada’s major commercial centres, as well as in New York City and London, UK.

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