Batya’s practice focuses on corporate law with an emphasis on private equity. Batya represents fund sponsors on all aspects of fund formation. Batya also represents institutional investors, including public and private pension plans, in connection with their investments in private equity, venture capital and hedge funds.
Batya regularly represents the following investors: Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo), Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Ivanhoé Cambridge, Ontario Municipal Employees’ Retirement System (OMERS), Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (OTPP), OPSEU Pension Plan Trust Fund (OPTrust), Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSPIB) as well as other pension fund clients in connection with their investments in private investment funds.
Batya has recently advised clients relative to their investments in the following funds, among others:
In 2019: Accel Growth V; Accel Leaders II; Accel London VI; Accel XIV; Apax X; III Volga Multi-Strategy; Garda Fixed Income Relative Value Opportunity; Genstar Capital Partners IX; Unison Midgard Fund; and Vista Equity Partners VII.
In 2018: AECOM-Canyon Private Equity; Bain Capital Europe V; EIG Global Energy Partners; Further Global Capital Partners; Harvest Partners VIII; Incus Capital European Credit III; PAG Asia III; Polar Multi-Strategy; Rockpoint Growth and Income Real Estate III; The Resolute Fund IV; Thoma Bravo XIII; Trez Capital U.S. Opportunity; Vine Media Opportunities IV and Warwick Royalty and Mineral Fund.
In 2017: 17Capital 4; Arrowstreet World Small Cap Equity Alpha Extension; BSOF Fund II; Charlesbank Equity IX; Crestline Horizon Fulcrum; Genstar Capital Partners VIII; IndoSpace Logistics Parks III; New Mountain Partners V; ORM Timber IV; Platinum Equity Capital Partners IV; Praedium IX Multifamily Value; and Silver Lake Partners V.
In 2016: AlpInvest Secondaries VI; DRC European Debt III; Greystar Equity Partners IX and HGGC III.