Archambault Group sells its retail operations

The sale to Renaud-Bray of the retail operations of Archambault Group Inc., a subsidiary of Quebecor Media, closed on September 27, 2015. The transaction involves 14 Archambault stores, archambault.ca and the English-language Paragraphe bookstore.

The transaction value was undisclosed.

Archambault Group and Quebecor Media were represented by an in-house team led by Marc Tremblay, Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Public Affairs Officer, and Secretary and Christian Marcoux, Director, Legal Affairs, Financing and M&A and Secretary’s Office, consisting of Jean-Pierre Huard, Senior Legal Counsel, Financing and M&A, and by a Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP team consisting of Paul Raymond, David Millette and Nicolas Labrecque (M&A), Marilyne Rougeau (M&A, competition), Thierry Dorval and Richard Wagner (competition) and Martin Thériault (finance).

Renaud-Bray was represented by a BCF LLP team consisting of Jean-Philippe Leduc, François Brabant and Hélène Beauchemin (M&A), Richard Epstein and Adam Allouba (competition) and Antoine Leduc and Pierre-Marc Lemire (finance).