Patrick Menda
Partner | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-5051

Patrick's practice focuses primarily on business acquisitions and divestitures, corporate finance, securities regulation and corporate and commercial law. He regularly advises clients in a variety of industries in connection with a broad range of matters, including the negotiation of commercial agreements, the preparation of continuous disclosure documents, corporate governance practices as well as securities regulatory compliance.

Patrick was seconded to one of Canada's largest pension investment managers, where he assisted with domestic and international infrastructure and real estate investments, joint ventures, acquisitions, and dispositions. He was also detached to the TSX Venture Exchange, where he participated in the review of listing applications, financings and other listed issuer transactions.

Patrick is fluent in both French and English.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Recent representative transactions include acting for:

  • ECU Silver Mining Inc. on its plan of arrangement transaction with Golden Minerals Company
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board with its private placement in GENIVAR Inc.
  • Health Montréal Collective Limited Partnership in connection with its public-private partnership (P3) with the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal for the design, construction, finance, operation and maintenance of the new Université de Montréal hospital centre in Montréal, Quebec, the largest P3 hospital project in Canadian history
  • Accès Recherche Montréal Limited Partnership in connection with its P3 with the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal for the design, construction, finance, operation and maintenance of the new medical research centre of the Centre Hospitalier de l'Université de Montréal in Montréal, Quebec
  • A major Canadian institutional investor with its acquisition, through a consortium formed together with BluEarth Renewables Inc., of ACH Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products (formerly AbitibiBowater Inc.) and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
  • Belron Canada Incorporated on a series of share and asset acquisitions throughout Canada
  • Securus Technologies, Inc. with its acquisition of all of the shares of Primonics Inc.
  • Comvest Group, through its wholly owned subsidiary, with its acquisition of Security Chimneys Inc., a subsidiary of Lennox International, Inc.
  • Vertex Pharmaceuticals (Canada) Incorporated, a wholly owned subsidiary of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated, with its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of ViroChem Pharma Inc.
AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Patrick is recognized in:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law and Mergers & Acquisitions Law)

  • The 2016 Lexpert Guide to the Leading US/Canada Cross-Border Corporate Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Lawyers to Watch)

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