Vincent Plante

Lawyer, Partner - Quebec City

Québec Bar 2015
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Vincent practices business law in the Quebec City office of Langlois Lawyers.

Vincent’s practice is primarily focused on business and corporate law. He acts as legal counsel in the purchase and sale of businesses, mergers and corporate reorganizations. He intervenes in the negotiation of various types of commercial contracts and assists his clients in the drafting of shareholder agreements. Vincent also advises private and institutional lenders on the development of complex financing structures.

In addition to advising well-established entrepreneurs, Vincent has a special interest in legal issues related to business succession planning and the transfer of ownership and has developed an expertise with young entrepreneurs wishing to take over a business in Québec. In this capacity, Vincent has assisted several emerging entrepreneurs with the financing and the transfer of a business.

He carries on his practice in English and French.  


LL.B., Civil Law, Université Laval, 2014


Representative Work

Business succession and transfer. Has advised many young entrepreneurs seeking to acquire a business, such as:

  • • Financial services firm
  • • Groupe Conseil SID (engineering firm)
  • • Lavoie & Pleau inc. (sports clothing business)
  • • Maison La Récolte (intermediate resource care home)
  • • Multi-Services Roy inc. (tube and pipe laser cutting company)
  • • Pharmacy (Jean Coutu franchise)
  • • Salon Albert Rochette & Fils inc. (funeral home)

Business acquisition and sale. Has advised well-established businesses in the context of the sale or purchase of a business, namely:

  • • Sale of minority holdings of Les Équipements d’Érablière C.D.L. to Groupe BMR inc.
  • • Sale of Casavant & Frères Ltd.
  • • Sale of port installations located in the anse au Foulon sector of the Port of the City of Québec
  • • Acquisition of all the assets required to operate two pharmacies

Financing. Has advised private and institutional lenders in connection with securities and guarantees, including:

  • • The Fédération des Caisses Desjardins du Québec and National Bank of Canada, as part of the joint financing of short-term assets for RPAO S.E.C. and its subsidiaries
  • • National Bank of Canada, the Fédération des Caisses Desjardins du Québec and Farm Credit Canada, as part of the financing for Coop Avantis
  • • Syndicate of U.S. lenders who financed the C$2.1 billion acquisition of a portfolio of 187 industrial properties in Quebec





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