The Team

Ronald J. McKenna

University of Ottawa, LL.B.

Professional Overview

A highly accomplished and experienced professional with a strong track record in handling complex M&A transactions and providing strategic counsel to clients in the private equity industry. With a deep understanding of the intricacies of private equity investments, Ron has become a trusted advisor to numerous institutional investors and portfolio companies in Canada. He has assisted on numerous M&A transactions in a variety of industries and assists on both the buy side and sell side.

Having obtained an LL.B. from the University of Ottawa’s Law School, Ron embarked upon an career dedicated to the fields of corporate tax and corporate finance law, with a particular focus on private equity and venture capital. With over 20 years of experience, Ron has developed an extensive knowledge of the legal frameworks and regulations surrounding private equity and venture capital transactions.

Throughout his career, Ron has successfully represented clients in a wide range of complex transactions, including reverse takeovers, leveraged buyouts, mergers and acquisitions, fund formations, and capital investments. He has a proven ability to negotiate and structure M&A/Go-public/GP investment deals that maximize value for clients while minimizing legal and financial risks.

Ron is well known for his client-centred approach, always striving to understand his clients’ business objectives and provides pragmatic solutions that align with his clients’ long term goals. His strong interpersonal and communication skills allow Ron to build lasting relationships with clients, earning their trust and becoming their go-to-advisor for all their business needs.

Organizations & Activities

Areas of Specialization

  • Private Equity
  • Transaction Structuring
  • Due Diligence
  • Corporate Finance