Shannon Gotfrit’s practice focuses on corporate law with an emphasis on private equity. She represents fund sponsors on all aspects of the fund formation and capital raising process. Shannon also represents public pension plans and other institutional investors in connection with their investments in private investment funds.
Shannon regularly represents the following investors: Alberta Investment Management Corporation, Bank of Montreal Pension Fund Society, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario, Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board, OPSEU Pension Trust, Public Sector Pension Investment Board, TD Bank, as well as other pension fund and sovereign wealth clients in connection with their investments in private equity, venture capital, film finance, credit, infrastructure and hedge funds.
Shannon has also worked with Sun Life, BentallGreenOak, Northleaf Capital Partners, CBRE Caledon Capital, Portland Investment Counsel, Imperial Capital, Sagard Holdings and OMERS Ventures to establish and raise capital for their private investment funds.