Patrick Boucher is a partner in our Business Law Group in Montréal and co-head of the firm's National Capital Markets Practice. Mr. Boucher practices in the areas of securities and corporate law, concentrating on mergers and acquisitions, take-over bids and public financings.
He has acted as counsel to issuers and underwriters in various public offerings (including initial public offerings) and private placements of publicly listed issuers. He has also participated in numerous take-over bids and going-private transactions of publicly listed issuers, and has acted as counsel to independent committees in connection with various transactions.
He has participated in numerous M&A transactions involving public and private companies, including many cross-border transactions.
Mr. Boucher received his BBA (Finance) from the École des hautes études commerciales of Montréal in 1991. He successfully completed the Canadian Securities Course of the Canadian Securities Institute in 1992. He received his LLB from the Université de Montréal in 1994 and was called to the Québec bar in 1996. In March 1999, he completed a six-month articling position at the Commission des valeurs mobilières du Québec, where he worked as an analyst within the capital market department.
Client Choice Award (General corporate in Québec)
International Who's Who of Mergers & Acquisitions Lawyers
Nominated one of the world's leading practitioners in Mergers and Acquisitions in Canada
The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Leading lawyer – Corporate Commercial , Corporate mid-market, Corporate Finance & Securities, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity
The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada
Leading lawyer — Capital Markets: Debt & Equity Nationwide – Canada
The Legal 500 – Canada
Leading lawyer – Capital Markets
Best Lawyers in Canada
Best lawyer – M&A and Securities Regulation & Investment Products
Leading lawyer — Corporate Commercial (Québec)