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Year called to bar: 1986 (QC)
Alain Riendeau is a partner of the Commercial Litigation section. He practises in the fields of civil and commercial litigation, with a focus on insolvency and corporate restructuring. Alain has been involved in many complex financial disputes and in most of the large restructurings that have taken place in Québec over the last three decades. Alain frequently pleads before both trial and appeal courts.
On November 23, 2017, Alamos Gold Inc. (Alamos) completed its previously announced acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Richmont Mines Inc. (Richmont) pursuant to a plan of arrangement. Under the terms of the arrangement, Richmont common shares were exchanged on the basis of 1.385 Alamos common shares for each Richmont common share. Upon closing, Alamos has approximately 389,059,503 Class A shares outstanding with former Alamos shareholders and former Richmont shareholders owning approximately 77 per cent and 23 per cent of the pro forma company, respectively.
A group of investors led by the Dutil family (the Family Group) and composed of American Industrial Partners (AIP), Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and Fonds de solidarité FTQ (FSTQ and, collectively with the Family Group and CDPQ, the Rollover Shareholders) successfully completed the acquisition of Canam Group Inc. (Canam), a corporation involved in the design, manufacture and sale of construction products and services for the commercial, industrial, institutional, multi-residential and infrastructure construction industries, for approximately $875 million, including the assumption of existing indebtedness.