Vanessa Trépanier
Associate | Montréal
Montréal: 514-982-5046

Vanessa's practice focuses primarily on public and private mergers and acquisitions, general corporate law and securities regulatory compliance matters.

Vanessa has participated in a range of public and private transactions in the energy, mining, manufacturing and services sectors. She plays a role in various aspects of the process, from due diligence to transaction closing, and assists in the drafting and reviewing of purchase agreements and related transaction documents.

As part of her securities practice, Vanessa regularly assists in advising issuers in connection with their continuous disclosure obligations and corporate governance practices, as well as in dealing with securities authorities and stock exchanges.

Vanessa is fluent in French and English.


Recent matters on which Vanessa has acted include:

  • Novacap on its acquisition of The Master Group, the largest independent distributor of air conditioning, refrigeration, heating, ventilation and geothermal systems in Eastern Canada

  • Novacap on its acquisition of Laces Company, a major distributor and manufacturer of home fashion products in North America

  • Clearview Capital Fund III, LP in its acquisition of Novik Inc., a manufacturer and distribution of innovative polymer exterior siding, roofing coverings and accessories, by way of plan of arrangement

  • A TSX Venture Exchange-listed company in its reverse take-over transaction pursuant to which it migrated its listing to the Canadian Securities Exchange

  • A consortium composed of Placements CMI Inc. and Québec institutional investors in connection with the acquisition of Manac Inc. by way of plan of arrangement