1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite 2100, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1990 (QC)
Shahir is the firm's national Co-Chair and a member of the firm’s Partnership Board. He was Managing Partner of the Montréal office for seven years prior to becoming national Co-Chair. Shahir is the Chair of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montréal. He has over 25 years of experience and is a recognized advisor in M&A, private equity, and corporate finance. His private equity and venture capital experience includes advising funds on their domestic and cross-border portfolio investments and divestitures and on their fund formations. Shahir acts for a number of the country’s most successful technology and biotechnology companies.
DAVIDsTEA Inc. (the Company) completed its initial public offering in the United States of 3,414,261 common shares at a price per share of US$19.00, for aggregate gross proceeds to the Company of approximately US$64.9 million (the Treasury Offering). On the same day and in connection with the Treasury Offering, certain existing shareholders of the Company also sold common shares on a secondary basis at a price per share of US$19.00, for aggregate gross proceeds to those selling shareholders of approximately US$46.6 million (together with the Treasury Offering, the Offering).
DataWind Inc. (“DataWind”) completed its initial public offering in Canada of 6,316,000 common shares at a price of $4.75 per common share for gross proceeds of $30,001,000 (the “Offering”) and commenced trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “DW”.