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Georges Dubé is a partner in the firm’s Capital Markets Group. He is a transactional corporate securities lawyer involved in Canadian and cross-border public and private offerings, takeover bids, mergers & acquisitions, and private equity. He is often called upon to assist with strategic decisions by boards of directors and acts for special committees and financial advisors of public issuer boards in the context of change of control or related-party transactions. Clients include public issuers (large, mid-cap as well as emerging), bank-owned and independent investment banks, activist shareholders, and domestic and foreign acquirers of Canadian public entities. Past member of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Securities Advisory Committee. Consistently recommended in Lexpert® as Corporate Finance Securities counsel.
On Nov. 24, Granite Real Estate Investment Trust and Granite REIT Inc. completed an offering of 3,841,000 stapled units, inclusive of 501,000 Units issued pursuant to the exercise in full of the over-allotment option, at a price of $75.00 per Unit for total gross proceeds of $288,075,000
On April 13, 2018, CCL Industries Inc., a world leader in specialty label, security and packaging solutions, completed its inaugural Canadian offering of $300-million aggregate principal amount of 3.864-per-cent Notes due 2028.
Park Lawn Corp. (TSX: PLC) (PLC) acquired all the outstanding membership interests of Signature Funeral and Cemetery Investments, LLC (Signature, or Signature Group) for a purchase price of approximately US$123 million in cash.
NorthWest Healthcare Properties Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: NWH.UN) (NorthWest) completed an offering in which NorthWest sold an aggregate of 13,133,000 trust units of the REIT at a price of $10.95 per unit, which included 1,713,000 units issued pursuant to the exercise in full of the over-allotment option granted to the underwriters of the offering by NorthWest, on a bought-deal basis.
On July 6, 2017, CCL Industries Inc. (CCL) completed its secondary offering of five million Class B non-voting shares (the Offered Shares), at a price of $66.65 per Offered Share for aggregate gross proceeds of $333,250,000 (the Offering).