Charles-Antoine Soulière is McCarthy Tétrault's Québec City office lead, and a partner in the Business Law group. His practice focuses mainly on securities, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate governance. He acts as counsel to issuers and underwriters in various public offerings (including IPOs), private placements, assists financial institutions and insurance companies in the context of various transactions and regulatory questions, and advises a number of Canadian public companies on continuous disclosure obligations and governance issues. He also helps start-ups with legal questions related to their growth. In the area of mergers & acquisitions, he participates in significant transactions, acting for both buyers and sellers of public and private companies, including takeover bids and going-private transactions of publicly listed issuers, and acts as counsel to independent committees in connection with various transactions. Called to the Québec Bar in 2008.
On Feb. 18, 2020, Eddyfi/NDT announced its acquisition of HalfWave AS from a group of selling shareholders composed of EV Private Equity, Shell Technology Ventures, Chevron Technology Ventures and DNVGL. HalfWave, based in Norway, owns a proprietary ultrasound-based technique which allows high-precision measurements in imperfect conditions called Acoustic Resonance Technology (ART)
On September 24th, 2019, iA Financial Corporation Inc. (iA Financial Corporation) completed a public offering of C$400m principal amount of 3.072% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due September 24, 31 (the Debentures).
On March 7, 2018, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (iA Financial Group) completed a bought deal public offering of 2,500,000 Common Shares (the Common Shares) and a concurrent bought deal public offering of 6,000,000 Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares Series I (the Series I Preferred Shares).