Partner and head of the Montréal office’s Corporate Department. Specializes in cross-border M&A involving both public and private companies and private equity funds, public offerings, private placements and going-private transactions. Recent M&A work: Canadian counsel to Starwood Capital Group in its privatization of Milestone Apartments REIT; Canadian counsel to Sycamore Partners in its acquisition of Staples Inc.; Paysafe in its acquisitions of MCPS Income Access, Skrill, Meritus, FANS and MeritCard; Cogeco’s sale of its subsidiary Métromédia CMR Plus to Bell Media; and GDI in its acquisition of Ainsworth. Recent corporate finance work: the underwriters in the bought deal offering of convertible debentures of GDI and units of BTB REIT; BRP’s IPO and subsequent secondary offerings; Cogeco Cable’s debt offerings and private placements; the underwriters on Stella-Jones’ secondary offering and private placement; and the underwriters on Couche-Tard’s public offerings of shares and debt. Listed in: IFLR1000 2018 in investments funds; The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 in corporate law, leverage buyouts and private equity law; and the Lexpert® 2017 Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada, Corporate Mid-Market and M&A. Québec and Ontario Bar (1996).