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Joanna Myszka

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Matters on which Joanna has acted include representing:

  • H.I.G. Capital Inc. in connection with its acquisition of the Recochem business from Swander Pace Capital

  • A U.S. private equity fund in connection with the acquisition of Spinrite LP

  • ICM Partners in connection with its acquisition, along with Evenko and Bell Media, of the Just For Laughs Group

  • Groupe LAUAK in connection with the purchase of the aerospace tube manufacturing division of Bombardier Inc.

  • A privately-held Canadian company operating in the vacuum sector in its acquisition of a division of a Swedish-based Stockholm Stock Exchange and NASDAQ-listed company

  • Audax Capital in connection with its acquisition of Altasciences Company, a Quebec-based clinical research organization

  • A global independent safety science company in connection with its purchase of a Quebec-based provider of building envelope testing services

  • Magneti Marelli S.p.A. in relation to its investment in, and commercial arrangement with, LeddarTech Inc.

  • A NYSE-listed consumer products company in its investment in a technology company

  • A global defence company in relation to the sale of its commercial flight training unit to CAE Inc.

  • A global leading consumer goods company in connection with its acquisition of a Quebec-based distributor of food service products

  • A Canadian-based leading publisher of assessments in connection with its purchase of a complimentary business

  • Novacap Industries on its acquisition of Laces Group

  • Gemcom Software International Inc. in connection with its purchase by Dassault Systèmes S.A.

  • Informatica Corporation in its acquisition of Sand Technology Corporation's Nearline software division

  • A NYSE-listed consumer products company in its acquisitions of a variety of complimentary Canadian-based businesses

  • A NYSE-listed consumer products company in its acquisition of all of the assets of a TSX-listed income trust

  • A large privately held group of technology companies on the disposition of substantially all of their Canadian and foreign assets

Professional Activities

Joanna is a member of the Quebec Bar Association and the Lord Reading Law Society.

Professional Appearances
  • Speaker: Privacy considerations in M&A Transactions Privacy Summit
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, Montreal, Quebec, June 4, 2019.
  • Co-speaker: Contract drafting refresher: The Basics and Best Practices for Your Technology Agreements
    Blakes’ Business Class Seminars, Montréal, Quebec, February 6, 2019.
  • Co-speaker: Trade Secrets/Confidential Business Information and Know-How: How to Protect Them?
    Blakes Business Class Seminar, Montréal, Quebec, February 21, 2018.
Admitted to the Quebec Bar - 2010
B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University - 2009
B.A., McGill University - 2005
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