Novacap completes investment in Bestar Inc.

On July 20, 2017, Novacap, a Canadian leader in private equity, announced the acquisition of an important stake in Bestar Inc. (Bestar), a leading designer and manufacturer of ready-to-assemble home and office furniture primarily sold online in Canada and the United States. 

Novacap was represented by Miller Thomson LLP by a team that included, among others, Stéphanie Normandin and Grégory Morin-Maltais (M&A), Alexandre Ajami (intellectual property), Amal Garzouzi (labour and employment), Francis Trifiro (financing) and Andrew Etcovitch (tax). 

Bestar Inc. was represented by a team at Lavery, de Billy, L.L.P. including Hubert Pépin, Isabelle Mercure and Marilyn Paré (M&A), Éric Lavallée (intellectual property), Dave Bouchard (labour and employment) and Mylène Boisvert (financing).