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Jacques Cossette-Lesage

Lawyer

Professional career

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Mr. Cossette-Lesage practices mainly in the fields of Business Law, Mergers and Acquisitions and Financing.

His clientele is mostly composed of various entreprises and entrepreneurs in the industrial, manufacturing and technology sectors. He represents and advises clients on their various business projects, whether in terms of mergers and acquisitions, private equity financing or public offerings, strategic alliances and corporate restructuring. As part of its various mandates, Jacques Cossette-Lesage has advised his clients on several legal aspects specific to certain transactions, in particular cross-border transactions and financing, foreign economic sanctions, application of the Competition Act (Canada) and other regulatory restrictions.

Significant mandates

Placements CMI Inc., with respect to the acquisition by plan of arrangement of Canam Group Inc.;

Canam Group Inc. in connection with various of its acquisitions, including Dessin Cadmax, Montacier International inc. and TecFab International Inc.;

Placements CMI Inc., with respect to the acquisition by plan of arrangement of Manac inc.;

Manac inc. in connection with the acquisition of Peerless Limited.

Implications

Jacques Cossette-Lesage serves as a director or corporate secretary of public corporations and not-for-profit organizations.

He is also a lecturer and trainer at various organizations.