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Charles Chevrette is a partner in the Corporate/Commercial group in our Montreal office. With nearly 30 years of experience, Charles has a particular expertise in private equity, mergers and acquisitions and venture capital. Over the years, Charles has been called upon to advise a wide range of private and public institutional investors on mergers and acquisitions or corporate financing and acquisitions, particularly in the technology sectors and in cross-border transactions. He represents not only investment firms in their transactions in Quebec and Canada and in their foreign investments, but also foreign companies investing in Canada, as well as emerging companies.
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 December 13, 2018, MISTRAS Group, Inc. (MG: NYSE), a global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions to the energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors, announced the acquisition of Onstream Pipeline Inspection, a leading North American provider of proprietary technology enabling pipeline inspection and data analytics services from NOVACAP and affiliates.
On February 1, 2019, a company owned by Vertu FX Limited Partnership (“Vertu”), BDC Capital Inc. (“BDC”) and certain members of the Firmex executive management team completed the acquisition of Firmex Holdings Inc.
Syntax Systems Ltd., a Novacap portfolio company, completed the acquisition of Core Services Corp. on April 18, 2017. Together, the combined entities will create one of the leading North American technology services firms offering best in class cloud managed services, application managed services and consulting services for Enterprise Resource Planning applications employed by mid-sized and large enterprises.
On November 25, 2015, Onstream Pipeline Inspection Services Inc. (Acquireco), an acquisition entity formed by Novacap TMT (Novacap), a leading Canadian private equity firm, completed the acquisition of all of the assets of Onstream Pipeline Inspection Ltd. (Onstream Pipeline).
On January 7, 2016, Videotron G.P. (Videotron), a wholly owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc. (TSX: QBR.B), completed the acquisition of Fibrenoire Inc. (Fibrenoire), a telecommunications company specializing exclusively in fibre-optic connectivity services for businesses in Québec and Ontario.
On June 3, 2015, Stingray Digital Group Inc. completed the initial public offering of its subordinate voting shares and variable subordinate voting shares at a price of $6.25 per share. The shares began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols RAY.A and RAY.B, respectively.