Partner in the firm’s Business Law Group. His practice focuses mainly on securities, corporate finance, regulation of insurance companies and financial institutions, 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).