Alimentation Couche-Tard Completes Public Offering

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. completed a public offering of four million subordinate voting shares in Canada and by private placement in the U.S., for gross proceeds to the company of over $100 million. The deal closed on December 21, 2001.

Alimentation Couche-Tard was represented by Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, with a team comprised of Maryse Bertrand, Nathalie Beauregard, Pacal de Guise and Robert Raizenne (tax) in Montreal, Brian Calalang in Toronto and Guy Lander, Scott Tayne and Denis Frawley in New York. The lead underwriters were Scotia Capital Inc. and National Bank Financial Inc., represented by Renaud Coulombe, Luc Boucher, Natalie Brown and Jules Charette (tax) of Ogilvy Renault.