600 De Maisonneuve Blvd W, Suite 1500, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1987 (QC)
Fred Harvey is a Lead Partner and tax leader in the transactional team at KPMG Law LLP. Over his long career, Fred has developed profound knowledge in mergers & acquisitions, corporate finance, international tax, and corporate reorganizations. He acts as a strategic tax advisor in complex national and cross-border business transactions and his advice is also sought in areas related to structuring, foreign investment in Canada, and renewable energy projects. He is a Leading Partner in corporate tax matters and has been placed as a leading tax lawyer in Chambers Global: Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers and The Best Lawyers in Canada latest repertories. Fred is also an active member of Canadian charity Phelps Helps.
On July 8, 2015, TPG Capital LP (TPG), a global private investment firm, acquired a majority stake in Cirque du Soleil (Cirque), Canada’s iconic entertainment company, for an undisclosed amount. Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec along with Fosun Capital Group, one of China’s leading privately-owned investment groups, also acquired a minority stake in Cirque. In addition, Mitch Garber, Chair of the Cirque Board, Claridge, Stephen Bronfman’s family investment arm, and Cirque President and CEO Daniel Lamarre acquired ownership stakes.
Bell Nordiq Income Fund, a Montreal-based unincorporated limited purpose trust created to indirectly acquire and hold partnership units of Télébec, Limited Partnership and Northern Telephone, Limited Partnership, completed an initial public offering of its units on April 23, 2002.