Financing A Business

Osprey Capital’s partners are highly experienced in assisting public and private companies in accessing the capital markets to raise all types of capital including equity, mezzanine capital, senior, subordinate and convertible debt.

Growth financing presents an effective instrument for owners that wish to remain stakeholders while enabling them to realize a portion of their investment. Further, it presents an effective vehicle for facilitating liquidity to shareholders, while allowing other equity holders to remain invested in the company.

Private Financing


The Canadian market for private capital is fragmented, highly negotiated and constantly changing. Market participants include private equity funds, pension funds, banks, insurance companies, venture capital firms, and individual investors. Osprey Capital’s experience and reputation with these providers of capital ensure our clients efficient access to this market. By simultaneously accessing all appropriate sources of capital, Osprey Capital creates a competitive environment that results in the most favourable terms for our clients. Osprey Capital guides our clients through the entire capital raising process, leveraging management’s time and minimizing disruption to day-to-day operations. Our services include:

  • Work with management to produce presentations
  • Establish a market for the transaction
  • Evaluate proposals and manage the due diligence process
  • Negotiate and optimize structure and terms of the transaction
  • Drive momentum behind the process to a successful close

Public Financing


Osprey Capital’s relationships and experience with the public market participants ensures that our clients financing receives priority attention from potential investors. We have experience with the following types of public financings:

  • Subscription Receipts
  • Common Shares with or without a prospectus
  • Preferred Shares
  • Convertible Debentures

Debt Financing


Osprey has a proven track record of developing innovative financing solutions to enable our clients achieve their capital raising objectives. Each mandate is unique to the situation and tailored to:

  • Secure the best available pricing and terms
  • Leverage the time and resources of management team and financing sponsors
  • Develop multiple capital structure alternatives to enhance certainty of closing
  • Provide our clients with transparency and control over the process