Thierry Dorval practises securities law and competition law. He acts in a wide range of transactions such as mergers, business acquisitions and dispositions. He is chair of the firm's governance and directors’ liability team. Mr. Dorval frequently reviews the governance policies and practices of Canadian corporations listed on both Canadian and US stock exchanges. He also regularly advises boards and management on directors’ and officers’ liability issues and independent committee deliberations. Mr. Dorval also acts for public and private corporations in Canadian and multinational merger transactions and in competition law investigations. He is the author of the book Governance of Publicly Listed Corporations published by LexisNexis, and many other publications.
On September 24th, 2019, iA Financial Corporation Inc. (iA Financial Corporation) completed a public offering of C$400m principal amount of 3.072% fixed/floating subordinated debentures due September 24, 31 (the Debentures).
On March 7, 2018, Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. (iA Financial Group) completed a bought deal public offering of 2,500,000 Common Shares (the Common Shares) and a concurrent bought deal public offering of 6,000,000 Non-Cumulative 5-Year Rate Reset Class A Preferred Shares Series I (the Series I Preferred Shares).
CDPQ Infra Inc., a subsidiary of Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, announced on April 12, 2018, that construction of the Réseau express métropolitain (REM) project, an automated light-rail transportation system in the greater Montréal area, has officially started. The project comprises 67 kilometres of railway and 26 stations and, once complete, will be one of the largest automated transportation system in the world.
On April 1, 2018, Desjardins Group (Desjardins) and CU CUMIS Wealth Holdings LP (Holdings), a limited partnership comprised of Canada's five provincial credit union centrals (the Centrals) and The CUMIS Group Limited (CUMIS), announced the closing of the merger of the businesses of their subsidiaries, Credential Financial Inc., Qtrade Canada Inc. and NEI Investments.
On September 1, 2015, Enbridge Inc. announced the closing of the transfer of its Canadian Liquids Pipelines business, comprised primarily of Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and Enbridge Pipelines Athabasca Inc., and certain Canadian renewable energy assets (the Transaction) to an indirect subsidiary of Enbridge Income Fund (the Fund) for $30.4 billion together with certain Incentive/Performance Rights. A joint special committee (the Special Committee) of the Board of Directors of Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. (EIFH) and the Board of Trustees of Enbridge Commercial Trust (ECT) was formed to review and consider the Transaction, conduct due diligence and negotiate the terms of the Transaction on behalf of EIFH, the Fund and ECT.