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Aude Godfroy

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Recent representative transactions include advising:


  • A syndicate of lenders, led by MUFG Bank, Ltd., for the C$570-million project refinancing of an aggregate of four 480-megawatt wind-farm projects in the province of Quebec

  • A lender for the C$75.8-million project financing of a 20-megawatt wind farm project in the province of Saskatchewan

  • A borrower in the financing of a C$53.3-million project financing of a 15-megawatt wind farm project in the province of British Columbia


  • A syndicate of lenders, led by ING Capital LLC, for the C$395-million project refinancing of a segment of Autoroute 25 in the Montreal Metropolitain Area

  • A guarantor in connection with the financing of a plant in Madagascar

  • Development finance institutions for the €16.4-million financing of a hotel project in Mali

Restructuring & Insolvency

  • Borrowers in connection with the acquisition of Performance Sports Group Ltd. after a three-month restructuring process

  • A syndicate of lenders with Credit Suisse AG, Cayman Islands Branch, as administrative agent, for the debt restructuring of Aveos Fleet Performance Inc.

Banking and Financial Services

  • A lender in multiple capital call financings in favour of certain private equity funds

  • A syndicate of lenders in connection with the acquisition financing of Knowlton Development Corporation Inc.

  • A borrower in the sector of the manufacture of particleboard and decorative TFM (thermofused melamine) panels for furniture and interior design in connection with C$110-million syndicated refinancing

Private Equity

  • Development finance institutions investing in the fund I&P Afrique Entrepreneurs, supporting the creation and development of African high-potential small and medium size firms and financial institutions, in particular microfinance institutions

  • An investor in connection with its investment in Americas Energy Fund II Clean Energy (AEF), dedicated to investments in energy related assets in Chile, Peru and Columbia

  • An investor in connection with its investment in India Agri Business Fund II Limited, dedicated to investing in equity and quasi-equity instruments in companies focused in the Indian food and agricultural sectors, covering all areas of the value chain

Awards & Recognition

Aude is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 (Asset Equipment Finance/Lease and Asset-Based Lending)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial and Corporate Law Firms - 2020 Edition (Banking)


Admitted to the Quebec Bar - 2007
Admitted to the Paris Bar - 2001
LL.M., New York University School of Law - 2005
D.E.S.S. de Droit des Affaires et Fiscalité, Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV (France) - 1999

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