Philippe Fortier

McCarthy Tétrault LLP

1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite 2500
Montréal, QC H3B 0A2
Phone: (514) 397-4176
Fax: (514) 875-6246

Partner and member of the Business Law Group. Practice focuses on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate finance, general corporate and commercial transactions (often with a cross-border or international component). Acts for a wide range of clients in various industries, including public and private corporations, private equity players, mid-sized businesses and entrepreneurs. Recent engagements include: Innergex in its $1.1 billion acquisition of Alterra Power Corp., Kruger Inc. in various transactions and joint ventures, Enbridge in many transactions, including its acquisition from EDF EN of a 50% interest in Éolien Maritime France (a developer of a large offshore wind portfolio), Molson Coors in its corporate and financing matters related to its 12B acquisition of MillerCoors and underwriters and issuers in connection with initial public and follow-on offerings. Listed in the current edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading lawyer in Corporate Mid-Market, Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Finance & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions, Mining, as well as Energy (Electricity) and he is recognized as such in Lexpert® Special Edition: Canada’s Leading Energy Lawyers. He was named as a “Rising Star” by Lexpert® in 2014.

Year Called to the Bar:2002 (QC)
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Consistently Recommended
Corporate Mid-Market
Corporate Commercial Law
Corporate Finance & Securities
Mergers & Acquisitions
Project Finance
Repeatedly Recommended
Energy (Electricity)
Private Equity