1000 De La Gauchetière St W, Suite MZ400, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 1988 (QC); 1994 (ON)
Partner in the firm’s Business Law group in Montreal and co-lead of the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) and Sustainability Strategic Issues group. Her practice focuses on capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, securities and financial services regulation, and investment products. She counsels public companies, financial institutions including insurers, as well as intermediaries in the areas of corporate finance, reorganizations, mergers & acquisitions, governance, and compliance. She also advises dealers and advisors in financial services and fund managers, as well as clearing houses and other regulated entities in the areas of securities, derivatives and insurance regulation, and investment products including investment funds and other collective investment vehicles, structured debt offerings, and trading and clearing services. She appears in the current editions of Chambers Canada as a leading lawyer in the area of investment funds, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the areas of corporate law, corporate finance, securities, derivatives, investment funds and asset management and The Best Lawyers in Canada as a leading lawyer in the area of securities law. Called to the Quebec Bar in 1988 and the Ontario Bar in 1994.
Valener Inc (“Valener”) (TSX: VNR, VNR.PR.A), the public investment vehicle of Énergir, L.P., Noverco Acquisition Inc. and Noverco Inc. (“Noverco”), the controlling partner of Énergir, L.P., completed their acquisition through the sale of all of the issued and outstanding common and preferred shares of Valener for a total enterprise value of approximately $1.1 billion, including the assumption of existing indebtedness.
On February 11, 2016, Bombardier Inc. (Bombardier) closed the previously announced acquisition by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) of a US$1.5 billion convertible share investment in Bombardier Transportation’s newly-created holding company, Bombardier Transportation (Investment) UK Ltd. (BT Holdco), which, following the completion of the previously-announced corporate reorganization, owns all of the assets of Bombardier’s Transportation business segment.
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.