M. Horatiu Porime

M. Horatiu Porime

Associate, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Contact Information


tel: 416.862.5886



Bar Admission

Ontario, 2017


  • Queen’s University, J.D.
  • Queen’s University, Bader International Study Centre, International Business Law Certificate
  • University of Toronto, B.A.(Hons.)


English, Romanian

Horatiu is an associate in Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies practice in Toronto.  His practice focuses on representing early and growth stage companies as well as a wide range of investors. Horatiu advises clients on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and general corporate matters.

He holds a Juris Doctor from Queen’s University, Faculty of Law and an Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto. While attending Queen’s University, Faculty of Law, Horatiu obtained a number of awards for academic excellence, including the Queen’s Law Prize in Securities Regulation.  Horatiu also obtained a certificate in International Business Law from the Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle in the United Kingdom.

Prior to joining Osler, Horatiu was an associate at a leading regional law firm, where he obtained extensive experience in mergers and acquisitions and major financing transactions in the renewable energy and real estate fields.

  • Waabi

    Waabi in its launch and US$83.5 million Series A financing round

  • Ledn

    Ledn in its US$30 million Series A financing round

  • Ten Coves

    Ten Coves in 7Shifts’ US$21.5 million Series B financing round

  • Agnostiq

    Agnostiq in its financing round

  • Setter

    Setter in its acquisition by Thumbtack

  • Robin Media

    Robin Media in its acquisition by Thuzio

  • Closing Folders

    Closing Folders in its acquisition by iManage

  • Drive Capital

    Drive Capital in Cyclica’s $23 million Series B financing round

  • ThoughtWire

    ThoughtWire in its minority investment by Canadian Business Growth Fund

  • Rubikloud

    Rubikloud in its US $60 million acquisition by Kinaxis

  • Sinclair Interplanetary

    Sinclair Interplanetary in its acquisition by Rocket Lab

  • Security Compass

    Security Compass in its growth equity funding by FTV Capital

  • Drive Capital

    Drive Capital in KOHO Financial’s $25 million Series C financing round

  • Napier Park Global Capital

    Napier Park Global Capital in its additional $7.9 million financing of 7shifts

  • Verafin

    Verafin in its $515 million venture funding - the largest venture funding deal in Canada’s history

  • SomaDetect Inc.

    SomaDetect in its $2.6 million financing round

  • ProteinQure

    ProteinQure in its US$4 million Seed round

  • FlipGive Inc.

    FlipGive in its $5 million Series A financing

  • Sensibill Inc & Radical Ventures

    Sensibill in its $41 million Series B capital raise

  • Wave Financial

    Wave Financial in its $537 million proposed acquisition by H&R Block.

  • Napier Park Financial Partners

    Napier Park’s US$10 million investment in 7shifts

  • JMI Equity

    JMI Equity's $115 million investment in Vena

  • Chefs Plate

    Chefs Plate in its acquisition by HelloFresh

  • Q4

    Q4 in its US$38 million Series C financing

  • Dominion Voting Systems

    Dominion Voting Systems in its acquisition by its management team and Staple Street Capital

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