Angelo Noce
Partner | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-4062

Angelo provides legal services to a broad range of domestic and international clients in relation to complex transactions, as well as specialized aspects of corporate and commercial law. His practice focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, private equity, energy, joint ventures, capital investments and divestitures, and infrastructure projects.

Angelo has acted as counsel to numerous foreign entities in establishing, financing and expanding their business in Canada, and has advised entrepreneurs and investors on structuring their holdings in a variety of industries. He has over 20 years of experience on complex share and asset purchase transactions for both strategic and private equity clients, involving companies in such industries as automotive parts, food and agribusiness, telecommunications, energy production, mining, e-learning, software, publishing, commercial real estate, and pulp and paper.

Angelo is fluent in English, French and Italian and has a working knowledge of Spanish.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Advised Microsoft Corporation on its acquisition of the assets of Credentica Inc.
  • Advised a global defence company in relation to the sale of its commercial flight training unit to CAE Inc.
  • Advised Emmi International AG in relation to its acquisition of the cheese and dairy-related business of J.L. Freeman Limited Partnership
  • Advised Nabco Entrances, Inc. and Nabco Canada Inc in relation to several share and asset transactions in Canada
  • Advised VSNL (a subsidiary of the Tata Group) on its acquisition of Teleglobe International Holdings Ltd.
  • Advised Belron Canada Incorporated in relation to a series of share and asset purchase transactions in all ten Canadian provinces

Private Equity

  • Advised certain investors in relation to completion of US$100-million Series B round financing of DalCor Pharmaceuticals
  • Advised H.I.G. Capital in relation to its acquisition of the Cascades Fine Papers Group
  • Advised Clyde Blowers Capital in relation to the acquisition of the assets of Unigear Inc.
  • Advised Trussbridge in relation to its acquisition of La Maison Cannelle Sans Gluten inc.
  • Advised X2O Media in relation to its acquisition by Barco NV

Infrastructure/P3

  • Advised one of the two qualified proponents bidding on the McGill University Health Center public-private partnership hospital project in Montréal, Quebec
  • Advised the public authority and the Agence des partenariats public-privé du Québec in relation to the Montréal Symphony Orchestra public-private partnership project in Montréal, Quebec
  • Advised the lenders to one of the qualified proponents in relation to the Autoroute 30 P3 project in the vicinity of Montréal, Quebec
AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Angelo is consistently recognized as a leading lawyer, including in the following publications:

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 and 2017 (Corporate Mid-Market)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2017 and 2018 (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2015 to 2018 (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2012 to 2018 (Project Finance Law)
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 (Corporate Mid-Market - Repeatedly Recommended)
PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES
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Speaker: Tendances Récentes dans le domaine des fusions et acquisitions de sociétés privées
M&A Club of Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, May 9, 2017.
Co-speaker: Les tendances en fusion et acquisitions, les pièges fréquents et les différences transfrontalières
M&A Club Forum of Montréal, Montréal, Québec, December 5, 2016
Speaker: Recent Trends in M&A Activity and Deal Terms
M&A Club of Montréal, Montreal, Québec, October 15, 2015.
Speaker: Selling a Business: Legal Issues, Strategies and Pitfalls
McGill School of Continuing Studies: Business Succession Planning, Montreal, Québec, October 7, 2015.
Co-speaker: Fusions et acquisitions d'entreprises - Nouvelles tendances avantages et risques
CPA, Chartered Professional Accountants, Montreal, Québec, October 6, 2015.
Speaker: Buying and Selling a Business: Legal Issues, Strategies and Pitfalls to Avoid
Développement Économique West-Island CLD, Montréal, Quebec, January 29, 2015
Co-speaker: Fusion et acquisition d'entreprises : Nouvelles tendances, avantages et risques
CPA - Chartered Professional Accountants, Montréal, Quebec, December 10, 2014.
Speaker: Market Trends and Best Practices in M&A in Canada
McGill Management Faculty, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, November 18, 2014.
Co-speaker: Opérations de fusions et acquisitions : Aperçu des tendances relatives aux modalités des opérations juridiques et aux pratiques exemplaires en matière de gestion de projets
Association des Secrétaires et Chefs de Contentieux du Québec, November 10, 2014.
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MEDIA APPEARANCES
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Mentioned: Fusions-acquisitions au Québec : un marché chaud
Réseau capital, December 10, 2014.
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