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Fraser
Bourne

Partner

Montréal

Contact by email at [email protected]

t. 514-397-5674

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Law School

McGill University

Bar Admission

Québec, 2006

Fraser Bourne is a partner in our Business Law Group in Montréal. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, securities law, capital markets transactions and corporate governance.

Fraser holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Queen's University and graduated from McGill University's Faculty of Law with BCL and LLB degrees in 2004. He was called to the Québec Bar in 2006.

Recent M&A transactions

Fraser’s recent experience in M&A transactions includes:

  • Acting as counsel to Oaktree Capital Management in connection with its acquisition of NAPEC Inc. by way of plan of arrangement;
  • Acting as counsel to BCE Inc. in connection with its acquisition of AlarmForce Industries Inc. by way of plan of arrangement;
  • Acting as counsel to HNZ Group Inc. in connection with its acquisition by President and CEO Don Wall and PHI, Inc. by way of plan of arrangement;
  • Acting as counsel to BCE Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. by way of plan of arrangement and the subsequent transfer of certain wireless subscribers to TELUS Corporation;
  • Acting as counsel to Nord Gold SE in connection with its acquisition of Northquest Ltd. by way of takeover bid;
  • Acting as counsel to Uni-Select Inc. in connection with the sale of its U.S. automotive parts distribution business to an affiliate of Icahn Enterprises;

Fraser’s recent experience in capital markets transactions includes:

  • Acting as counsel to the underwriters in connection with a bought deal offering of preferred shares by Intact Financial Corporation for proceeds of $250 million;
  • Acting as counsel to the underwriters in connection with a marketed offering of units (shares and warrants) of SRG Graphite Inc. for proceeds of $8 million;
  • Acting as counsel to Kruger Products L.P. in connection with a private placement offering of $125 million principal amount of senior unsecured notes;
  • Acting as counsel to the dealers in connection with medium term note offerings by Bell Canada;
  • Acting as counsel for IntelGenx Technologies Corp. in connection with a $6.8 million offering of convertible debentures
  • Acting as counsel to the underwriters in connection with a bought deal subscription receipt offering by Intact Financial Corporation for proceeds of $360 million;
  • Acting as counsel to the underwriters in connection with a bought deal equity offering by BCE Inc. for proceeds of $862 million;