Brooke Jamison

Partner

Brooke Jamison

Brooke Jamison

Partner

“Brooke is pragmatic, responsive and very knowledgeable in the area of fund structure and management. I have tremendous respect for her judgement and experience.”
Client – Chambers Canada 2021

Brooke partners with her clients to provide comprehensive solutions to complex matters. Clients appreciate her creative and practical approach.

Brooke has significant expertise in fund formation and acts for sponsors of and investors in private equity, venture capital, infrastructure and debt funds. Established and startup funds turn to Brooke for practical advice for, and efficient execution of, their investments, fundraising activities, secondary transactions, compensation and governance arrangements, and restructurings.

Brooke regularly advises clients on acquisitions and dispositions of private companies, including transactions that involve a significant structuring component to achieve specific tax or commercial objectives. She also regularly provides practical advice and guidance regarding public offerings of complex structured products.

Brooke is an adjunct professor in the Global Professional Master of Laws program in Innovation, Law and Technology at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

Brooke Jamison

Partner

“Brooke is pragmatic, responsive and very knowledgeable in the area of fund structure and management. I have tremendous respect for her judgement and experience.”
Client – Chambers Canada 2021

Brooke partners with her clients to provide comprehensive solutions to complex matters. Clients appreciate her creative and practical approach.

Brooke has significant expertise in fund formation and acts for sponsors of and investors in private equity, venture capital, infrastructure and debt funds. Established and startup funds turn to Brooke for practical advice for, and efficient execution of, their investments, fundraising activities, secondary transactions, compensation and governance arrangements, and restructurings.

Brooke regularly advises clients on acquisitions and dispositions of private companies, including transactions that involve a significant structuring component to achieve specific tax or commercial objectives. She also regularly provides practical advice and guidance regarding public offerings of complex structured products.

Brooke is an adjunct professor in the Global Professional Master of Laws program in Innovation, Law and Technology at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

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Sprott Inc.

Acted for Sprott Inc. in the formation of Sprott Private Resource Streaming and Royalty Fund, which focusses on investments in commodity streams and royalties in the global natural resource sector. The fund raised US$701 million, which included syndication capital raised from a large institutional asset manager.

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Kensington Private Equity Fund

Acted for Kensington Private Equity Fund in its US$50-million Series C investment in TheGuarantors, a North American fintech company building smart financial and insurance solutions for renters and landlords.

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Hydrostor Inc.

Acted for Hydrostor Inc., a developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, in securing a US$250-million preferred equity financing commitment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management - one of the largest investments in the emerging long-duration energy storage sector.

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Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp.

Acted for Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp. in the acquisition by Sprott Private Resource Stream Fund and its joint venture partner, Electric Royalties Ltd., of a gross metal royalty on the Mid-Tennessee Zinc mine located in Smith County, Tennessee from Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.

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Canadian Business Growth Fund

Acted for Canadian Business Growth Fund in the C$340-million sale of PayBright Inc., one of Canada's leading buy-now-pay-later provider, to Affirm Holdings Ltd.

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Hydrostor Inc.

Acted for Hydrostor Inc., a developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, in securing $10 million in growth capital financing from BDC Capital to advance four A-CAES projects in Canada, the United States and Australia.

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Sprott Resource Lending Corp.

Acting as Canadian counsel for Sprott Resource Lending Corp. in the formation of a co-branded fund with CNL Financial Group, LLC. which will focus on investments in the natural resources and precious and base metals extraction industry.

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Ironbridge Equity Partners Management Limited

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in the first and final closing of its fourth private equity fund, Ironbridge Equity Partners IV, LP, which raised $383 million from investors globally and surpassed its $325-million target.

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Bank of Montreal

Acted for Bank of Montreal in its investment in The Fertility Partners, a new venture creating a network of respected fertility clinics across North America.

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Northleaf Capital Partners

Acted for Northleaf Capital Partners in its strategic sale of a non-controlling interest to Mackenzie Financial Corporation, a subsidiary of IGM Financial Inc., and Great-West Lifeco Inc.

In the News
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Interview, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, “Major financing gives boost to long-term energy storage company, renewable energy transition: lawyer”

Jan. 21, 2022 - Read the full article.

Speaking Engagement
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American Bar Association, “The Impact of ESG on Private Equity Deals: Where are We Now and Where Will we be in a Year?”; Webinar

Nov. 23, 2020

Article
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ESG in the Time of COVID: Key Considerations for Investment Fund Managers

Sept. 18, 2020 - This article was originally published by the American Bar Association’s Business Law Today and is reproduced with permission. Since June 5, 2019, the date on which the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) published its interpretation regarding the standard of conduct for...

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Supporting Canadian Startups: BDC Launches $150-Million Bridge Financing Program

Apr. 23, 2020 - BDC Capital (BDC) announced on April 9, 2020, that it is launching the BDC Capital Bridge Financing Program, an investment matching program designed to support Canadian startups impacted by COVID-19. The program will allow BDC to match up to an aggregate of $150 million in current financing rounds...

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COVID-19: Considerations for Investment Funds

Mar. 24, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic will affect managers of hedge funds and other similarly structured open-ended private funds in a number of ways. The nature and extent to which any particular fund and its manager are affected by COVID-19 will depend on the stage and maturity of the fund, the investment...

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COVID-19: What Private Fund Managers Need to Know Now

Mar. 24, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic will affect managers of private funds in several ways. The nature and extent to which any particular fund manager is affected by COVID-19 will depend on many factors, including the type of fund, the investor base of the fund and whether the fund is currently being marketed to...

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ILPA Model LPA: ILPA 3.0 Was Only the Beginning

Nov. 13, 2019 - The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) has released a Model Limited Partnership Agreement (Model LPA) following its publication of the third version of its principles of industry best practices (ILPA 3.0) earlier this year. The Model LPA reflects ILPA 3.0 and is part of ILPA’s...

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Go North, Young Fund! Marketing Private Funds in Canada, co-author

Oct. 31, 2019 - Canada is an attractive market for foreign private funds that wish to market to, and place their interests with, institutional or high-net-worth investors. Foreign private fund managers sometimes find themselves perplexed by the various rules and regulations that apply to their private...

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ILPA Principles 3.0: Back to the Future?

Sept. 16, 2019 - In June 2019, the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) published a third version of principles that set out ILPA’s view of industry best practices (ILPA 3.0). ILPA 3.0 contains several recommendations regarding the ways in which fund sponsors should structure their funds to ensure a...

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Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business—Investment Funds: Fund Formation

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IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Investment Funds; Private Equity

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The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Commercial Law

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Lexpert Special Edition: Energy

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Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A

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Lexpert Special Edition: Infrastructure

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The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Corporate Commercial Law (Most Frequently Recommended); Corporate Finance and Securities; Investment Funds and Asset Management: Investment Funds; Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity

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The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities Law

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PLC Which Lawyer?—Private Equity: Fund Formation

Bar Admissions
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Ontario, 2002

Education
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Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, LLB, 2001
Queen’s University, MA (English), 1995
University of Alberta, BA (Hons) (English), 1994

Professional Affiliations
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Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, Canadian Women in Private Equity Committee

Board Memberships
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Shakespearience Performing Arts, former member

Teaching Engagements
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Brooke is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where she teaches in the Global Professional Master of Laws program in Innovation, Law and Technology.

“Brooke is pragmatic, responsive and very knowledgeable in the area of fund structure and management. I have tremendous respect for her judgement and experience.”
Client – Chambers Canada 2021

Brooke partners with her clients to provide comprehensive solutions to complex matters. Clients appreciate her creative and practical approach.

Brooke has significant expertise in fund formation and acts for sponsors of and investors in private equity, venture capital, infrastructure and debt funds. Established and startup funds turn to Brooke for practical advice for, and efficient execution of, their investments, fundraising activities, secondary transactions, compensation and governance arrangements, and restructurings.

Brooke regularly advises clients on acquisitions and dispositions of private companies, including transactions that involve a significant structuring component to achieve specific tax or commercial objectives. She also regularly provides practical advice and guidance regarding public offerings of complex structured products.

Brooke is an adjunct professor in the Global Professional Master of Laws program in Innovation, Law and Technology at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

Sprott Inc.

Acted for Sprott Inc. in the formation of Sprott Private Resource Streaming and Royalty Fund, which focusses on investments in commodity streams and royalties in the global natural resource sector. The fund raised US$701 million, which included syndication capital raised from a large institutional asset manager.

Kensington Private Equity Fund

Acted for Kensington Private Equity Fund in its US$50-million Series C investment in TheGuarantors, a North American fintech company building smart financial and insurance solutions for renters and landlords.

Hydrostor Inc.

Acted for Hydrostor Inc., a developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, in securing a US$250-million preferred equity financing commitment from Goldman Sachs Asset Management - one of the largest investments in the emerging long-duration energy storage sector.

Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp.

Acted for Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp. in the acquisition by Sprott Private Resource Stream Fund and its joint venture partner, Electric Royalties Ltd., of a gross metal royalty on the Mid-Tennessee Zinc mine located in Smith County, Tennessee from Globex Mining Enterprises Inc.

Canadian Business Growth Fund

Acted for Canadian Business Growth Fund in the C$340-million sale of PayBright Inc., one of Canada's leading buy-now-pay-later provider, to Affirm Holdings Ltd.

Hydrostor Inc.

Acted for Hydrostor Inc., a developer of Advanced Compressed Air Energy Storage (A-CAES) projects, in securing $10 million in growth capital financing from BDC Capital to advance four A-CAES projects in Canada, the United States and Australia.

Sprott Resource Lending Corp.

Acting as Canadian counsel for Sprott Resource Lending Corp. in the formation of a co-branded fund with CNL Financial Group, LLC. which will focus on investments in the natural resources and precious and base metals extraction industry.

Ironbridge Equity Partners Management Limited

Acted for Ironbridge Equity Partners in the first and final closing of its fourth private equity fund, Ironbridge Equity Partners IV, LP, which raised $383 million from investors globally and surpassed its $325-million target.

Bank of Montreal

Acted for Bank of Montreal in its investment in The Fertility Partners, a new venture creating a network of respected fertility clinics across North America.

Northleaf Capital Partners

Acted for Northleaf Capital Partners in its strategic sale of a non-controlling interest to Mackenzie Financial Corporation, a subsidiary of IGM Financial Inc., and Great-West Lifeco Inc.

In the News

Interview, Canadian Lawyer Magazine, “Major financing gives boost to long-term energy storage company, renewable energy transition: lawyer”

Jan. 21, 2022 - Read the full article.

Speaking Engagement

American Bar Association, “The Impact of ESG on Private Equity Deals: Where are We Now and Where Will we be in a Year?”; Webinar

Nov. 23, 2020

Article

ESG in the Time of COVID: Key Considerations for Investment Fund Managers

Sept. 18, 2020 - This article was originally published by the American Bar Association’s Business Law Today and is reproduced with permission. Since June 5, 2019, the date on which the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC) published its interpretation regarding the standard of conduct for...

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Supporting Canadian Startups: BDC Launches $150-Million Bridge Financing Program

Apr. 23, 2020 - BDC Capital (BDC) announced on April 9, 2020, that it is launching the BDC Capital Bridge Financing Program, an investment matching program designed to support Canadian startups impacted by COVID-19. The program will allow BDC to match up to an aggregate of $150 million in current financing rounds...

Bulletin

COVID-19: Considerations for Investment Funds

Mar. 24, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic will affect managers of hedge funds and other similarly structured open-ended private funds in a number of ways. The nature and extent to which any particular fund and its manager are affected by COVID-19 will depend on the stage and maturity of the fund, the investment...

Bulletin

COVID-19: What Private Fund Managers Need to Know Now

Mar. 24, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic will affect managers of private funds in several ways. The nature and extent to which any particular fund manager is affected by COVID-19 will depend on many factors, including the type of fund, the investor base of the fund and whether the fund is currently being marketed to...

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ILPA Model LPA: ILPA 3.0 Was Only the Beginning

Nov. 13, 2019 - The Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) has released a Model Limited Partnership Agreement (Model LPA) following its publication of the third version of its principles of industry best practices (ILPA 3.0) earlier this year. The Model LPA reflects ILPA 3.0 and is part of ILPA’s...

Bulletin

Go North, Young Fund! Marketing Private Funds in Canada, co-author

Oct. 31, 2019 - Canada is an attractive market for foreign private funds that wish to market to, and place their interests with, institutional or high-net-worth investors. Foreign private fund managers sometimes find themselves perplexed by the various rules and regulations that apply to their private...

Bulletin

ILPA Principles 3.0: Back to the Future?

Sept. 16, 2019 - In June 2019, the Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA) published a third version of principles that set out ILPA’s view of industry best practices (ILPA 3.0). ILPA 3.0 contains several recommendations regarding the ways in which fund sponsors should structure their funds to ensure a...

Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business—Investment Funds: Fund Formation

IFLR1000: Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms—Investment Funds; Private Equity

The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Commercial Law

Lexpert Special Edition: Energy

Lexpert Special Edition: Finance and M&A

Lexpert Special Edition: Infrastructure

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Corporate Commercial Law (Most Frequently Recommended); Corporate Finance and Securities; Investment Funds and Asset Management: Investment Funds; Mergers and Acquisitions; Private Equity

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law; Securities Law

PLC Which Lawyer?—Private Equity: Fund Formation

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2002

Education

Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, LLB, 2001
Queen’s University, MA (English), 1995
University of Alberta, BA (Hons) (English), 1994

Professional Affiliations

Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association, Canadian Women in Private Equity Committee

Board Memberships

Shakespearience Performing Arts, former member

Teaching Engagements

Brooke is an adjunct professor at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law where she teaches in the Global Professional Master of Laws program in Innovation, Law and Technology.