Charles-Antoine Soulière is McCarthy Tétrault LLP's Quebec City office lead, and a partner in the Business Law group. His practice focuses mainly on securities, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, and corporate governance. Charles-Antoine advises numerous organizations in a variety of industries including finance, life sciences, mid-market corporate commercial and mining and metals. He advises issuers and underwriters in public offerings (including initial public offerings) and private investments, as well as Canadian public companies on their governance and ongoing disclosure obligations. Charles-Antoine establishes a true relationship of trust and a close collaboration with clients. This approach also allows him to help start-ups manage the legal aspects of their growth. Charles-Antoine participates in major mergers and acquisitions transactions in which he acts for buyers and purchasers of public and private companies, particularly in the context of public offerings to purchase and close public companies. Called to the Quebec 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).