Novacap acquires interest in FortNine

On Aug. 6, Novacap announced that it had acquired an interest in Montreal-based FortNine (fortnine.ca), a leading e-commerce platform for motorcycle, dirt bike, ATV, snowmobile and other powersports gear, accessories and parts. Novacap is a leading Canadian private equity firm with $3.6 billion of assets under management.

Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP advised Novacap on this acquisition with a team led by
Rafal Wrzesien
,
and that included
Ingrid Anton,

Georgi Paskalev (corporate/M&A),
Matthew Finn,

Philippe Matziorinis (intellectual property),
Julia Kappler (French language and privacy),

Olivier Lamoureux (employment), 

a
nd with the assistance of paralegals
Rosa Pinheiro,
Tanya DeNardis, 

and
Linda Kharaboyan.

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP represented Boutique Linus Inc., which operates Fortnine.ca, with a team led by
Fotini Gagaoudakis,
and that included
Vanessa Pendenza,

Tyson Lowrie (corporate/M&A),

Michael Kandev,

and
Sammy Cheaib (tax).