Partner, Managing Director & General Counsel
Mr. Coupland joined ICM in 2016 and is responsible for all legal matters, as well as aspects related to securities offerings on behalf of the ICM entities. Mr. Coupland has over 15 years of experience in private equity fund formation, registration matters, structuring private equity investments such as leveraged buyouts, venture capital, mezzanine capital and the creation of private equity investment funds, private and public mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt related corporate finance transactions (acting for both issuers and underwriters), corporate reorganizations and recapitalizations, NYSE, TSX and TSX Venture Exchange original listings and graduations, initial public offerings, takeover bids and capital pool company transactions. Prior to joining ICM, Mr. Coupland was the Chief Legal Officer for a registered investment fund and portfolio manager with over $200 million in assets under management. Prior thereto Mr. Coupland was a corporate lawyer with the international law firm, Bennett Jones LLP. Mr. Coupland holds a Bachelor of Education (with distinction) and LLB from the University of Calgary.