Yannick is the head of the Montréal Commercial Real Estate group and specializes in local and cross-border real estate, banking and structured finance, infrastructure and project financing and asset-based financing.
In the area of real estate law, Yannick's expertise includes the financing, acquisitions and dispositions of property, the development and leasing and management of commercial property. Yannick advises developers, lenders and investors.
Yannick regularly advises proponents of infrastructure projects throughout Canada, including in the transportation, social infrastructure, alternative energy, power and health-care sectors. He represents a wide variety of financial institutions in the financing of infrastructure assets, including bond underwriters, institutional investors, and both Canadian and international banks.
With respect to financial services, Yannick acts for local, national and international banks, financial institutions, asset-based lenders and borrowers.
Yannick is involved in securitization programs of every significant asset class involving Quebec assets, including trade, credit card and other retail receivables, lease or instalment receivables, as well as commercial loans, and commercial and residential real estate loans.
Yannick also advises clients on issues relating to the exploration and the operation of energy related projects. He helps clients establish their program in Quebec, from assisting them in developing their process and template agreements to helping them obtain the various permits and licences required for their operation.