Félix Bernard

Lawyer - Montréal

Québec Bar 2014
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Félix Bernard practices in the areas of corporate, commercial and securities law at Langlois lawyers. 

His expertise is primarily transactional and involves complex mergers and acquisitions, corporate reorganizations as well as venture capital and private equity financings. Félix is also frequently involved in the negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements, particularly in the technology field. 

His practice also involves public debt and equity financing of TSX-V listed corporations, as well as advising public companies on their regulatory obligations related to securities and governance matters.

Education

LL.M. – Corporate & securities law – London School of Economics and Political Science, 2015

LL.B., Civil Law, Laval University, 2013

Rankings & Recognitions

LL.M. with Merit from the London School of Economics, 2015

Dean’s Honour Roll – Awarded to law students who have maintained the best academic averages at Laval University’s law faculty, 2013

Representative Work

Mergers & acquisitions

Acted for the leader in the Canadian convenience store industry, in connection with its $1.68 billion acquisition of 279 fuel and convenience outlets in Quebec and Ontario. 

Acted for a Canadian publicly-traded leading provider of medical isotopes in connection with the US$826 million purchase of all of its outstanding common shares by a US-based private equity firm via plan of arrangement under the CBCA. 

Acted for a TSX-listed corporation in connection with its acquisition of retail optical outlets.

Real estate projects

Acted for a real estate developer in connection with its joint venture acquisition of land and the development of over 430 residential condominium units as well as rental housing units and retail commercial spaces in a prime location in the Griffintown area of Montreal valued at $133 million dollars, including representation regarding the secured credit facilities to finance construction of the project.

Securities

Acted for a TSX-V listed issuer in connection with the issuance by private placement of $10.5 million of 10% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures maturing on December 31, 2020. 

Acted for a TSX-V listed issuer in connection with a $10.5 million issuance of common shares by private placement.

Publications

Articles

Press Releases

Other Publications

2016 – “Proposed CBCA Amendments: A New Era of True Majority Voting and Diversity?”, Harvard Law School Forum on Corporate Governance and Financial Regulation

Involvement

Since 2015 – Secretary and board member of the Fondation le Pont vers l’Autonomie

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