In addition to the Partnership, Mr. Laughland has co-founded other farmland funds. Mr. Laughland has over 20 years of experience in the areas of corporate finance, investment fund management, mergers and acquisitions, debt/equity financings, re-structurings and business management. His experience crosses both public and private capital markets. Early in his career Mr. Laughland was a partner in the corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions group with McCarthy Tétrault LLP, where he advised public and private companies, venture capitalists and private equity funds covering a broad range of matters related to business transactions, corporate finance, reorganizations and mergers and acquisitions, including a focus on alternative transaction and investment structures. Since 2007, Mr. Laughland has been involved as senior leadership in several ventures. In addition to his farmland endeavors, he co-founded Evora Equity Inc., a healthcare focused firm. From 2009-2016, he was vice-president, corporate affairs for a publicly-traded investment company. Mr. Laughland received a B.Comm (1991) and J.D. (1994), both from the University of Saskatchewan.