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, venture capital, 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 aerospace, defence, automotive parts, food and agribusiness, high tech, energy production, e-learning, software, publishing, and pulp and paper.

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

SELECT EXPERIENCE

Private Equity and Venture Capital

  • Advised H.I.G. Capital in relation to its acquisition of Recochem Inc. from Swander Pace Capital

  • Advised Hidden Harbour Capital Partners in relation to the acquisition of Anchor Danly and AWC Manufacturing from Cornell Limited Partnership

  • 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 certain investors in relation to completion of US$100-million Series B round financing of DalCor Pharmaceuticals

  • Advised Magneti Marelli S.p.A. in relation to its investment in LeddarTech Inc.

  • Advised X2O Media in relation to its acquisition by Barco NV

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 Infolytica Corporation in relation to its acquisition by the Siemens/Mentor Group

  • Advised Emmi International AG in relation to its acquisition of the cheese and dairy-related business of J.L. Freeman Limited Partnership

  • Advised Nabco Canada Inc., an indirect subsidiary of Japan-based Nabtesco Corporation, 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

Energy and Infrastructure/P3

  • Advised Transurban Group in relation to its acquisition of the A25 toll road bridge in Quebec, Canada from Macquarie Infrastructure Partners

  • Advised a large European multinational in relation to its acquisition of an operating wind farm in Canada

  • 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 Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 (Corporate Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Corporate Mid-Market, Corporate Commercial Law and Mergers & Acquisitions - Repeatedly recommended)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2017 to 2020 (Leveraged Buyouts and Private Equity Law)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2015 to 2020 (Mergers & Acquisitions Law)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada - 2012 to 2020 (Project Finance Law)

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

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2016 (Corporate Mid-Market - Repeatedly Recommended)

PROFESSIONAL APPEARANCES
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Panel Leader: Stratégies et Enjeux des Acquisitions aux Fins de Diversification
Conférence Fusions et Acquisitions, Évènements Les Affaires, Montreal, Quebec, June 4, 2019.
Speaker: Recent Trends in M&A Deal Terms in Canada and the Influence of Private Equity
M&A Club of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, May 14, 2019.
Speaker: Dix choses à ne pas faire dans un marché de F&A favorable aux vendeurs
M&A Club, Saint-Laurent, Quebec, November 20, 2018.
Speaker: Anatomy of an M&A Deal in Canada
Shanxi Delegation, Montreal, Quebec, November 12, 2018.
Speaker: Tendances dans le domaine des fusions et acquisitions: comment tirer parti d’un marché favorable aux vendeurs
Canadian Association of Paralegals, Montreal, Quebec, October 10, 2018.
Speaker: Seven really bad ideas in a vendor-friendly M&A market and Review of the American Bar Association report on M&A activities in Canada & Quebec
M&A Club Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, May 29, 2018.
Co-speaker: Fusion et acquisition d’entreprises: nouvelles tendances, avantages et risques
Chartered Professional Accountants, Montreal, Quebec, April 10, 2018.
Co-speaker: Les tendances dans le domaine des fusions et acquisitions, y compris les transactions transfrontalières
M&A Club Forum of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, December 12, 2017.
Speaker: Tendances Récentes dans le domaine des fusions et acquisitions de sociétés privées
M&A Club of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, May 9, 2017.
Co-speaker: Les tendances en fusion et acquisitions, les pièges fréquents et les différences transfrontalières
M&A Club Forum of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, December 5, 2016.
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MEDIA APPEARANCES
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