David Tardif

David Tardif Partner

Representative Work
  • Issuer and underwriter representation in public and private offerings of equity securities, including the initial public offerings of Lightspeed, Canada Goose Holdings and Lumenpulse, and transactions involving Bombardier, BRP, CGI, Couche-Tard, Ergoresearch, Jadestone Energy, Imvescor, Osisko Gold Royalties, Saputo, Major Drilling, Uni-Select and WSP Global.
  • Issuer, underwriter and agent representation in various investment grade, high-yield, and convertible debt offerings, including transactions involving Air Canada, Bombardier, Boralex, Desjardins, EWOS, Invanhoé Cambridge, the National Hockey League, the province of Québec, the Sea-to-Sky Highway project, Saputo, Tembec and Uni-Select, and a number of “maple bond” and other cross-border debt offerings by non-Canadian companies and financial institutions
  • Acquiror, target and special committee representation in several merger, acquisition and divestiture transactions, including acting for Astral Media in its acquisition by BCE, Holcim in its merger with Lafarge, Mitsubishi Tanabe in its acquisition of Medicago and related joint venture with Philip Morris International, Tembec in its acquisition by Rayonier Advanced Materials, Vail Resorts in its acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, and Xylem in its acquisition of Pure Technologies.
  • Issuer and financing source representation in various offerings of structured financial products, including acting for Air Canada in the first Canadian offering of enhanced equipment trust certificates for the procurement of aircraft.
  • Issuer representation in restructuring and liability management transactions, including the recapitalization of Yellow Media by way of plan of arrangement and transactions involving Catalyst Paper, Fibrek, Imvescor, Sphere 3D Corp. and Tembec.
  • Private equity and hedge fund representation in connection with several majority, minority and pre-listing investment transactions.