Private Equity: Buyouts Department

Nationwide - Canada
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What the team is known for Adept at handling a wide array of private equity mandates. Buyouts expertise is complemented by an assured grasp of corporate restructuring and regulatory matters, including issues arising under the Investment Canada Act. Particularly noted as a leading force for private equity in Québec, with highly experienced teams in both Montréal and Québec City.

Strengths Sources comment: "Fasken is highly knowledgeable and accommodating of tight deadlines. They work under a lot of pressure and always deliver."

One commentator added: "Aside from the team's knowledge and legal competencies, the lawyers there are highly business oriented."

Work highlights Acted for Montréal-based payment technology company Nuvei on its USD889 million acquisition of the SafeCharge International Group.

Notable practitioners

Michel Boislard
is described by sources as "very talented and capable" and "one of the best private equity lawyers in Québec." His work has a strong emphasis on buyouts in the technology sector, and he isvalued by clients for his solution-focused approach.