David Lemieux
David Lemieux
(514) 847-4250
(514) 286-5474
1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 2500, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1993 (QC)
David Lemieux specializes in corporate financing and restructuring. He frequently organizes and leads teams of lawyers to represent lending syndicates, borrowers and investors. He offers expertise with Canadian, cross-border and foreign matters related to project financing, public and private takeover bids, asset acquisitions, monetization, securitization, asset financing and debt restructuring. David is involved in the negotiation, preparation and finalization of all aspects of these transactions, including the corporate structuring, credit documentation, agreements between creditors, security documents and the restructuring of debt. He has been Repeatedly Recommended in Banking & Financial Institutions by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory. He has also been recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada for banking and finance law, Who's Who Legal for banking, IFLR1000 and in Chambers Canada for Nationwide: banking and finance.
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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 6, 2017, Novacap acquired a majority stake in Joseph Ribkoff Inc., a Montréal-based designer, manufacturer and distributor of fashionable women’s apparel.
On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. (SNC-Lavalin) completed its acquisition of WS Atkins plc (Atkins), one of the world’s most respected consultancies in design, engineering and project management, with a leadership position across the infrastructure, transportation and energy sectors, by means of a Court-sanctioned scheme of arrangement under Part 26 of the U.K. Companies Act 2006 (the Acquisition).
On October 6, 2016, Gaz Métro inc. (“GMi”) announced that it has completed a private placement of $125 million of Series T First Mortgage Bonds (“the Series T Bonds”). The Series T Bonds are secured by a guarantee as to payment of principal and interest by Gaz Métro Ltd. Partnership (“Gaz Métro”), together with collateral security backed by the assets of GMi and Gaz Métro.
Gaz Métro inc. (GMi) entered into an agreement with the lending syndicate to increase to $800 million its credit facility and extend its maturity date to March 2, 2020.
9027173 Canada Inc., a corporation owned by Richard Verreault and Laurent Verreault, completed the purchase of GLV Inc.’s pulp & paper group for a purchase price of $67,000,000. The transaction involved a reorganization of GLV’s structure to effect a carve-out of the pulp & paper division and was completed through the acquisition of all of the shares of GL&V Canada Inc. (GL&V Pulp & Paper Group). The transaction was completed following approval by a Special Committee of GLV Inc.’s board and following approval by its shareholders.
Lumenpulse Inc. completed an initial public offering of its common shares. In connection with the initial public offering, Lumenpulse issued 6.25 million common shares at a price of $16 for a total of $100 million, and the common shares began trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “LMP.”