With an approach focused on developing strong relationships, Amy is a longstanding adviser to leading investors and fund sponsors on their investment activities across the private equity and alternative asset class.
Amy is co-head of Torys' Private Equity Funds practice. As a long-time adviser to many leading global institutional investors and fund sponsors, Amy has extensive experience in U.S. and international private equity and other alternative asset transactions. She has a loyal following of clients whom she provides ongoing strategic advice on their investments in a variety of sectors (including buyout, venture capital, distressed debt, mezzanine, hybrid, mortgage debt, and real estate private investment funds, as well as hedge funds and funds of funds) through pooled separate account and platform structures.
Capitalizing on her experience with current market terms based on her extensive representation of investors, Amy also represents fund sponsors on a broad range of issues relating to the forming of their private investment funds, including the structuring of their funds and best practices. During the course of multiple economic cycles, Amy has advised companies on their reorganizations and other general corporate matters.
Amy regularly represents the following investors: Alberta Investment Management Corporation, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, Cadillac Fairview, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, CPP Investments, Hydro-Québec Pension Fund, Ivanhoé Cambridge, New Zealand Superannuation Fund, Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, Ontario Public Service Employees Union Pension Trust, Oxford Properties, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, Scotiabank Pension Fund, Woodbridge and other pension fund clients.
Amy has recently advised clients on their investments in the following funds:
In 2021: KKR Strategic Partnership, KKR Health Care Strategic Growth Fund II, KKR North America Fund XIII, KKR Global Infrastructure Investors IV, Hines Asia Property Partners, Warburg Pincus Asia Real Estate Fund, Skyknight Capital Fund III, Crestline Oliver Fund I, ACRE Credit Fund IV, Atlantic Park Strategic Capital Fund, CCMP Capital Investors IV, UBS Global Emerging Markets Opportunity Fund, Crosspoint Capital Fund I, Almanac Realty Securities Fund IX, L Catterton IX, Further Global Capital Partners II, GHO Capital III, Hillhouse Real Assets Opportunities Fund, Hilco Trading, Charlesbank Equity Fund X, Vibrant SENTE Fund, Hillhouse Fund V, MBK Partners Special Situations II, Golden Gate Capital Opportunities Fund, PAG Growth II, TPG Growth V, Boyu Capital Fund V, CBRE Asia Value Partners VI, ECP Terra-Gen Growth Fund, 3G Special Situations Fund V, Genstar Capital Partners X, Unison Midgard Fund, Glendower Capital SOF V, Linden Capital Partners V, Barings Asia Private Equity Fund VIII, BlackRock Global Credit Opportunities Fund II, TPG Rise Climate Fund, Brookfield Global Transition Fund, Brookfield Strategic Real Estate Partners IV, Cloud Capital Fund, Digital Colony Partners II, Dragoneer Opportunities Fund VI, Falfurrias Capital Partners V, FountainVest Capital Partners Fund IV, ICONIQ Strategic Partners VI, PAG Loan Fund V, PAG-O Feeder Fund, Barings IMA, PIMCO IMA. Sequoia Capital US_E Seed Fund IV, Strategic Partners IX, TPG Growth V, Vista Credit Partners Fund III
In 2020: 17Capital Credit Fund, Active Value Add SMA, AG Capital Solutions SMA One, AG Capital Solutions SMA Two, Andreessen Horowitz LSV Fund II, Andreessen Horowitz LSV Fund II-Q, Andreessen Horowitz Fund VII, Ares Corporate Opportunities Fund VI, ARPS Special Opportunities I, Australian Real Estate Property Group Fund, SOF Parallel Offshore Fund, Bain Capital Fund XIII, Bain Capital Tech Opportunities Fund, BlackRock Systematic Active Equity Emerging Markets Alpha Advantage Fund, Blackstone BioMed Life Science Real Estate, Butterfly Fund III, Capstone Vol (US), CCMP Capital Investors IV, Charlesbank Equity Fund X, Citadel Kensington Global Strategies Fund, Clocktower CSF I , Columbia Spectrum Partners IV, Dragoneer Opportunities Fund V, EMSO Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Grain Spectrum Holdings III, GreenPoint Real Estate Innovation and Technology Venture, Greensoil PropTech Ventures Fund II, Greystone Senior Debt Opportunity Fund, Hartree Opportunity Fund, Highstar Capital IV Prism, Hillhouse Fund V, Hydrazine Capital III, ICG Structured Special Opportunities, IG4 Capital Investimentos, ICONIQ Strategic Partners V, Initialized Capital V, Index Ventures Growth V, Index Ventures X, KKR Asia Pacific Infrastructure Investors, KKR Asia Real Estate Partners, KKR Asian Fund IV Private Investors, KKR Core Investments Partnership, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers XIX, LAV Fund VI, LAV Fund VI Opportunities, L&B Onshore Fund, Lightspeed Venture Partners Select IV, Lion Industrial Trust, Macquarie Asia Infrastructure Fund 3, Marblegate Tactical Opportunities III, Meridian Realty Partners NUS IV, National Investment and Infrastructure Fund, Neuberger Berman Opportunistic Capital Solutions Fund, New Mountain Partners VI, Ninety One Emerging Markets Debt OEIC, PAG Growth II, Polar SPV 2020-2, Sequoia Capital China Growth Fund VI, Sequoia Capital U.S. Growth Fund IX, Sequoia Venture Fund, Star Asia Special Situations Fund V, Stepstone PTS Infrastructure Secondary Fund, STG VI-A, The Resolute Fund V, Two Sigma Absolute Return Macro Enhanced Fund, UBS Global Emerging Markets Opportunity Fund, Unico Value-Add Fund III, USV 2021, USV Climate 2021, Vibrant Credit Opportunity Fund, Vintage Partners Funds, Warburg Pincus Asia Real Estate Fund, Wellington Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Whitehorse Liquidity Partners IV, Y Combinator
Recognition and Awards
Chambers USA—Leading lawyer in investment funds: investor representation
Chambers Global—Leading lawyer in investment funds: investor representation
Amy was involved in the preparation of a Model Limited Partnership Agreement with Commentary as a member of an ad hoc committee of leading institutional investors on behalf of the Institutional Limited Partners Association (the “ILPA”). She is also a regular presenter at ILPA conferences.