David Brown practises in the areas of Corporate Law, Mergers and Acquisitions and Corporate Finance. He has been named by Best Lawyers® as one of the best lawyers in Canada in the practice area of Corporate Law. He handles all manner of M&A and Private Equity transactions with an emphasis on: private company sales and divestitures; middle-market company mergers and acquisitions; and the Canadian component of institutional fund purchases and divestitures. David has also developed an active international practice representing finance firms in New York, Chicago, Frankfurt and London. David has spoken extensively on the topics of Mergers and Acquisitions transactions and Private Equity investing. He also possesses an admiration for venture stage entrepreneurs and takes on a select number of venture stage engagements each year, providing structuring advice, mentoring and financing contacts to worthy emerging companies. David sits on the board and is an officer of a number of public, private and charitable endeavours.