Partner in the firm’s Business Law group of the Montréal and Québec City offices. Extensive experience in commercial, corporate, and securities law. Acts as counsel to issuers and underwriters in public offerings (including IPOs) and private placements, and advises management and directors on continuous disclosure and governance issues as well as on complex contractual issues, including in the negotiation and drafting of collaboration, development and licensing agreements. Also active in a wide variety of public and private M&A, debt and equity transactions, focusing on the life sciences and technology sectors and in project financing transactions in the energy and infrastructure sectors. Co-chair of the firm’s Life Sciences group. Graduated from Université Laval in 1991. Lecturer in securities and corporate law at the Faculty of Law of Université Laval. Admitted to the Québec Bar in 1992.
Junex Inc. (“Junex”) (TSXV:JNX) and Cuda Energy Inc. (“Cuda”), a private Alberta based exploration and development company, entered into an arm’s-length arrangement agreement dated June 8, 2018, that provides for the combination of Cuda and Junex.
On June 11, 2015, Aéroport de Québec inc. completed a $265 million financing. The funds raised will be allocated to capital expenditures over the upcoming years, in particular to finance the international arrivals terminal at Québec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport.
A wholly owned subsidiary of Amaya Gaming Group Inc. completed its acquisition of 100 per cent of the issued and outstanding shares of privately held Oldford Group Limited, the parent company of Isle of Man-headquartered Rational Group Ltd., the owner and operator of the PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker brands, in an all-cash transaction for an aggregate purchase price of US$4.9 billion, including certain deferred payments and subject to customary purchase price adjustments.