1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite MZ400, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 2000 (New York); 2007 (QC)
Patrick M. Shea is a corporate, M&A, and private equity partner. He is co-head of the firm’s Private Equity group and he co-manages the firm’s relationships with US law firms. His principal areas of expertise are mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and corporate and commercial law. Patrick has acted for private equity, corporate, and pension fund clients in Canadian, US, and international mergers & acquisitions across a wide range of industries and has represented numerous sponsors and investors in connection with the formation of and investments in private equity funds in Canada and abroad. He is the relationship partner for a number of Canadian clients and US and international clients that operate in Canada, including public companies, small- and mid-sized businesses, private equity firms, hedge funds, investment banks, and entrepreneurs. Patrick practised as an associate at a top New York City law firm for the first five years of his career. He is fluent in English and French. An ardent believer in giving back to the community, he serves on the boards of numerous foundations, charities, and other not-for-profit organizations and has led and participated in numerous charitable fundraising campaigns. He is a graduate of Princeton University and McGill Law School.
PRA Group, Inc. (“PRA Group”), through one of its subsidiaries, completed the acquisition of Resurgent Holdings LLC’s (“Resurgent”) Canadian business. PRA Group is a global leader in acquiring and collecting non-performing loans, and the acquisition supports PRA Group’s position as a market-leading non-performing loan business in Canada.