Lenders in Berkshire Partners’ acquisition of VetStrategy






Financial Services

Date Closed

July 2020


Investment Management

Lead Office


On July 31, 2020, Berkshire Partners completed its acquisition of VetStrategy with a deal value of over $1 billion. The acquisition will allow VetStrategy to further invest in their network of clinics across Canada and provide the flexibility to continue to grow through acquisitions in the coming years.

VetStrategy is Canada’s leading and largest operator of veterinary clinics.

Berkshire Partners is an investment firm with a long history of partnering with Canadian companies. Their goal is investing in growth companies and working closely with their management teams to realize the full potential of each business.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP advised the lenders with a team consisting of Joyce Bernasek, Dana Saric, Constantine Troulis, Britt Sargent, Hayley Larkin (Financial Services), Susan Newell (Health), Gregory Wylie (Tax), Steven Dickie (Employment & Labour) and Julien Ranger (Pensions & Benefits).