David Tardif is a partner in the Corporate Group. He specializes in corporate finance and securities. He represents issuers, investment banks and private equity sponsors in a large variety of capital markets transactions, including initial public offerings and other equity offerings, investment grade and high-yield debt, project finance and structured financial products. He also advises corporate clients and financial institutions on regulatory compliance and corporate governance matters. In addition, David represents clients in connection with mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and other strategic transactions involving publicly listed companies, and has extensive experience in cross-border transactions.
On July 10, 2015, Compass Diversified Holdings (CODI), through its subsidiary Compass Group Diversified Holdings LLC (Compass), completed the acquisition of Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd., a Canadian manufacturer of hemp-based food products, operating under trade name Manitoba Harvest (Manitoba Harvest).