Patrice Beaudin is a partner of McMillan LLP's Financial Services Group. His practice is focused on corporate finance, including domestic and cross-border syndicated financings, securitizations, leases and leasing. He routinely acts for both lenders and borrowers in a variety of debt financings. Patrice is listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 as a leader in banking and finance law and structured finance law. Recent transactions include (i) acting for a Quebec based publicly traded company and its subsidiaries with respect to aggregate banking facilities of US$1,200 Million to finance, inter alia, an acquisition of US$1,310 Million, and (ii) acting for a Quebec based privately owned concern in the metal recycling industry with respect to aggregate revolving facilities of $500 Million (with an additional $200 Million accordion feature) made available by a syndicate of 12 banks. Before practising as a lawyer, Patrice practised as a Chartered Accountant.
On December 13, 2018, MISTRAS Group, Inc. (MG: NYSE), a global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions to the energy, infrastructure and industrial sectors, announced the acquisition of Onstream Pipeline Inspection, a leading North American provider of proprietary technology enabling pipeline inspection and data analytics services from NOVACAP and affiliates.
Syntax Systems Ltd., a Novacap portfolio company, completed the acquisition of Core Services Corp. on April 18, 2017. Together, the combined entities will create one of the leading North American technology services firms offering best in class cloud managed services, application managed services and consulting services for Enterprise Resource Planning applications employed by mid-sized and large enterprises.