Michael Grantmyre

Michael Grantmyre

Associate, Emerging and High Growth Companies

Contact Information

mgrantmyre@osler.com

tel: 416.862.6796

Office

Toronto

Bar Admission

Ontario, 2012

Education

University of Windsor, J.D.

Carleton University, M.A. International Affairs

Language(s)

English

Michael’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, and securities law in the technology sector. As an associate in Osler’s Emerging and High Growth Companies group, Michael advises both technology companies and a wide range of investors in connection with a variety of transactions including acquisitions and divestitures, venture capital, growth equity and private equity financings, recapitalizations, joint ventures and strategic alliances, all in addition to supporting the day-to-day corporate needs of the companies that he acts for. Michael plays a central role with Osler’s relationship with the League of Innovators, who are a national Canadian charity that offer accessible programs, education and events for young entrepreneurs, from discovery through to acceleration.

Michael received his law degree at the University of Windsor. Prior to attending law school, Michael obtained a Masters of Arts in International Affairs, with a focus on Global Political Economy, from Carleton University.

Prior to joining Osler, Michael worked at a respected Ottawa-based business law firm which focused on transactional work for technology companies.

  • Daylight Automation

    Daylight Automation in its US$12.3 million Series A financing round

  • Untether AI

    Untether AI in its US$125 million financing round

  • Canadian Business Growth Fund

    Canadian Business Growth Fund in its minority equity investment in Connected Lab

  • ApplyBoard

    ApplyBoard in its US$300 million Series D financing

  • Ledn

    Ledn in its US$30 million Series A financing round

  • Fengate Capital Management

    Fengate Capital in its preferred share investment in eStruxture

  • Khure Health Inc.

    Khure Health in its $13.5 million acquisition by MCI OneHealth

  • Forma.ai

    Forma.ai in its US$10 million financing round

  • Xello

    Xello in its secured follow-on investment round from Canadian Business Growth Fund

  • Borrowell

    Borrowell in its $25 million financing round

  • Symend Inc.

    Symend Inc. in its $54 million Series B extension

  • iGan Partners and Genesys Capital

    iGan Partners and Genesys Capital in Flosonics Medical’s US$14 million financing round

  • Tealbook

    Tealbook in its US$14.4 million Series A financing round

  • Borrowell

    Borrowell’s acquisition of Refresh Financial

  • DarwinAI

    DarwinAI in its financing round

  • DoctorCare

    DoctorCare in its acquisition by WELL Health

  • Canvass Analytics

    Canvass Analytics in its US$6.5 million financing round

  • Phenomic AI

    Phenomic AI in its US$6 million financing round

  • ApplyBoard

    ApplyBoard in its $70 million Series C extension

  • Verto

    Verto in its $2 million Seed financing round

  • Solink

    Solink in its $23 million Series B funding

  • Drive Capital

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

  • Fusion Pharmaceuticals

    Fusion Pharmaceuticals in its $212.5 million IPO

  • Xello

    Xello in its investment from Canadian Business Growth Fund

  • Symend

    Symend in its $73 million Series B financing round

    • FlexPay in its $6 million late seed round led by Impression Ventures
    • Pattern Energy Group Inc. – Investment of US$60 million in Pattern Development and strategic relationship with PSP Investments.
    • Vision Critical Communications Inc., in connection with its $76,000,000 secondary sale of shares to two strategic growth equity funds, Georgian Partners and W Capital Partners.
    • Validere Technologies Inc., in connection with investments by, among others, BDC Capital Inc. and Real Ventures.
    • Turnstyle Analytics Inc, in connection with its sale to Yelp.
    • Resson Aerospace Corporation, in connection with a US$11,000,000 Class B Preferred Share financing, led by Monsanto Ventures and with co-investment by McCain Foods, Build Ventures, Rho Canada Ventures, New Brunswick Innovation Foundation, BDC Capital and East Valley Ventures.
    • Osmington Inc., a holding company of David Thomson, in connection with a $3,200,000 investment in Farmers Edge.
    • Osmington Inc., a holding company of David Thomson, in connection with a $58,000,000 investment in Farmers Edge, along with co-investors Mitsui & Co., Ltd., and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers’ Green Growth Fund.
    • Monsanto Growth Ventures, as lead investor in US$6,500,000 Class A Preferred Share financing of FarmLead.
    • Impression Ventures, in connection with its investment in Perfect.org.
    • Impression Ventures, in connection with its investment in Honk Mobile.
    • Impression Ventures, in connection with its investment in Sensibill.
    • Impression Ventures, in connection with its investment in Wealthsimple.
    • Impression Ventures, in connection with its investment in ZooCasa.
    • Impression Ventures, in connection with its investment in KREDITshare.
    • Impression Ventures, in connection with its FinTech fund formation and subsequent fund raise of $30,000,000 with investors including FairVentures, a subsidiary of Fairfax.
    • Horizons Ventures, in connection with a US$1,000,000 seed investment in VISR.
    • Fusion Pharmaceuticals Inc., in connection with a US$46,000,000 Class A Preferred Share financing, led by Johnson & Johnson Innovation – JJDC, Inc., HealthCap, TPG Biotech, Genesys Capital and FACIT (Fight Against Cancer Innovation Trust).
    • Fengate Real Asset Investments, on behalf of Labourers’ Pension Fund of Central and Eastern Canada, in its $11,000,000 investment in NRStor Inc.
    • Build Ventures, as lead investor in connection with a $2,000,000 investment in Dash Hudson.
    • BDC Capital Inc. and Accel-Rx, in connection with a $2,000,000 investment in ScarX Corp.
    • Roadmunk Inc., in connection with a $1,500,000 Seed Preferred Share financing, led by Golden Venture Partners, BDC Capital Inc. and Felicis Ventures.
    • BDC Capital Inc., Gibraltar Ventures, High Alpha and Foundation Capital in connection with a US$2,000,000 seed investment in Crowdriff Inc.
    • Rockstar Consortium, in connection with its sale of the Nortel patent portfolio to RPX Corporation.
    • Rockstar Consortium, in connection with the sale of a number of Nortel patents to Spherix Inc.
    • Ghostbird Software Inc., in connection with its sale to Yahoo! Inc.
    • Fluidware Corporation, in connection with its sale of assets to SurveyMonkey.
    • MOSAID, in connection with its acquisition by Sterling Partners.
    • Rypple Inc., in connection with its sale to Saleforce.com.
    • Rove Mobile Inc., in connection with its sale to SolarWinds Inc.
    • Openjive Inc., in connection with its sale to Teksavvy.
    • NGF Geomatics Inc., in connection with its asset sale to Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc.
    • Notesolution Inc. (Oneclass), in connection with its Class A financing, led by SAIF Partners.
    • Nexonia Inc., in connection with its $4,200,000 Class A financing and $2,000,000 secondary financing.
    • Kik Interactive Inc., in connection with its $19,500,000 Series B financing, led by Foundation Capital, RRE Ventures, Spark Capital and Union Square Ventures.
    • RHO Canada Ventures and Build Ventures, in connection with an $8,000,000 investment in AirVM Inc.
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  • Law Society of Ontario
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Young Canadians in Finance (Co-President, Global and a member of the Board of Directors)