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About Mark

Mark's practice covers a broad range of corporate and commercial matters with a focus on venture capital financings and investments, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. Mark regularly advises venture capital and strategic investors in connection with investments in emerging and growth stage companies. He also advises founders and emerging companies on debt and equity financings and a variety of corporate governance matters.

Prior to practising law, Mark obtained a PhD in organic chemistry and was a postdoctoral researcher in life sciences at the University of Cambridge.

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Mohamed's representative experience includes advising:

Venture Capital Financings and Investments

  • Final Blueprint Inc. (o/a Willful) on its Series A financing round

  • Burai Inc., a software company, on its Seed financing round

  • FORUS Therapeutics Inc. on its Class B financing round

  • RBC on its investment in Tradelogiq, an Alternative Trading Systems operator

  • Hi Mama Inc. on multiple financing rounds, including its C$70-million Series B round led by Bain Capital Double Impact, including existing investors Round13 Capital and BDC Capital's Women in Technology Venture Fund

  • Perceptive Xontogeny Venture Fund in connection with its Series A investment in Zucara Therapeutics Inc.

  • A large financial institution on its strategic investment in a technology company

  • Several venture capital firms on investments in Canadian technology companies

  • Various pension plans and other institutional investors on their private equity, real estate, debt and infrastructure fund investments

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • L Catterton and FYihealth on the business combination of FYi's medical aesthetics business with Functionalab

  • YUHU Inc. on its acquisition by HappyCo, Inc.

  • Pacific Equity Partners on its C$165-million divestiture of AST Investor Services Inc. (Canada) and AST Trust Company (Canada) to the TMX Group Limited

  • goeasy on its C$320-million acquisition of LendCare

  • The Toronto-Dominion Bank on its acquisitions of asset management firm Greystone Capital Management

  • Arjun Infrastructure Partners and Fengate Asset Management on the acquisition of ONroute highway service centres

  • Parthenon Capital in connection with its acquisition of BluePay Canada


Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2018
JD, University of Toronto – 2017
PhD (Chemistry), Queen's University – 2010
BSc (Hon.), Queen's University – 2006

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