Jesse Ahuja is a Partner at MEP Business Counsel. Jesse’s practice focuses on mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, private equity and venture capital transactions, strategic transactions, joint ventures, partnerships, the formation and financing of private companies, and general commercial matters, both domestic and cross-border.
Jesse has a particular interest in the technology sector and is passionate about assisting tech companies through all stages of development: from incorporation to financing, commercialization, and exit.
Jesse has advised public and private corporate clients on mergers, asset and share acquisitions and divestitures, corporate restructurings, partnerships, general corporate matters and corporate governance. Jesse has also assisted issuers, agents and underwriters with public and private financing, including short and long form prospectus offerings, private placements and rights offerings. He has advised public issuers on regulatory compliance matters, corporate governance and continuous disclosure obligations, including ongoing securities law compliance advice to TSX and TSX-V listed issuers.
Prior to joining MEP Business Counsel, Jesse practiced corporate and securities law in the Vancouver offices of Stikeman Elliott LLP.
Education: University of Ottawa (LL.B. 2007), Queen’s University (B.A. 2003).
Call to the Bar: British Columbia 2008; Ontario 2016.