Luc Lissoir is a business transaction partner primarily based in the Montréal office of Gowling WLG. His practice focuses on private equity, M&A, corporate, and corporate counselling. Luc has acted for corporate and government issuers and underwriters in public and private offerings of equity, debt, and synthetic securities in Canada, the US, and internationally; privatizations of Crown corporations; and public and private M&A transactions. He also acts on behalf of institutional investors and major pension funds in the formation and downstream investments of various funds in Canada and internationally. Luc has spent much of the last 15 years on infrastructure projects (including P3s) and public procurement having led teams advising procuring authorities, developers, equity consortiums, bank/bond lenders, construction and operations JVs, and other participants in projects across Canada and internationally. He has also acted on numerous secondary market and monetization of P3 asset transactions across Canada and infrastructure investment platforms. He has been recognized in The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory, The Best Lawyers in Canada, and TheLegal 500 Canada and named an Acritas Star in 2019 and 2020.
On June 14, 2018, Nouvelle Autoroute 30, s.e.n.c.(NA30) successfully closed the $1.2 billion bond refinancing for Montreal highway Autoroute 30 (A-30) concession project (the A-30 Project). The bonds included approximately $828 million in long-term bonds, due 2042, priced at roughly 4.11% and approximately $390 million in medium-term bonds, due 2033, carrying a coupon of approximately 3.75%.