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Philippe Bourassa

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Philippe is a partner who practises corporate and commercial law, with a particular emphasis on infrastructure and public-private partnership (P3) projects, mergers & acquisitions, private equity and energy. He advises public and private corporations, as well as institutional investors, on a broad range of domestic and international commercial transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures. He has assisted clients in a variety of industries, including financial services, investment funds, natural resources, construction, energy, media, real estate, manufacturing, and technology. Philippe is fluent in French and English. His recent experience includes advising Sagard Holdings and Fairfax Financial on their US$575-million acquisition of the business of Performance Sports Group Ltd., H2O Power LP to complete a $400-million private placement to obtain credit facilities and Desjardins Group on the sale of its insurance company, Western Financial Group, to Assurance Economical.

Year Called to the Bar:1997 (QC)
1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 3000
Montréal, QC
Phone: (514) 982-4061
Fax: (514) 982-4099
E-mail: philippe.bourassa@blakes.com

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