Elizabeth Dylke has a broad corporate practice with a focus on private equity and venture capital fund formation and advises regularly on domestic and cross-border transactions involving the growth and management of pooled capital.
Elizabeth acts for both local and international based fund sponsors in connection with private capital raising activities. She also represents various institutional investors and family office clients in connection with private fund investments and the negotiation of special rights.
She is familiar with the mechanics of both open and closed ended funds. She structures domestic and international private equity funds and hedge funds accounting for applicable regulatory considerations, including compliance with Canadian sanctions laws, securities regulation, and dealer, adviser and investment fund management registration requirements.
She has extensive experience organizing pooled investments in private equity, commercial real estate, venture capital and infrastructure, as well as the formation and management of mortgage investment entities. Elizabeth also advises on securities law compliance and corporate governance matters.
"She is easy to work with and her knowledge is second to none and she does not get stifled. She is just calm, she stays calm under pressure and she gives us the answers that we need."
– From the Acritas Stars™ Independently rated lawyers
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Elizabeth spent three and a half years practicing in New York at an international, U.S.-based law firm in the areas of corporate and private funds.