Frank Mathieu

Frank Mathieu Partner

Representative Work
  • Clementia Pharmaceuticals Inc. in connection with its friendly acquisition by Ipsen S.A. for a purchase price of US$25.00 per share in cash upfront, plus a contingent value right (CVR) of US$6.00 per share, for a total transaction value of up to US$1.3B.
  • Brookfield Capital Partners in its US$1B proposed sale of BGIS to CCMP Capital Advisors, LP.
  • Amynta Group in its acquisition of Sym-Tech Inc. and affiliates.
  • Lightspeed POS Inc. in its initial public offering of subordinate voting shares for total gross proceeds of C$276M.
  • Compass Diversified Holdings and other shareholders of FHF Holdings Ltd. in the sale of Manitoba Harvest to Tilray, Inc. by plan of arrangement.
  • Newfield Exploration Co., as Canadian counsel, in its C$5.5B acquisition by Encana Corp.
  • Madison Dearborn Partners in its support of Navacord Inc.’s management-led buyout of Navacord’s minority partner.

  • Swander Pace Capital and Recochem, Inc. in the sale of Recochem to an affiliate of H.I.G. Capital, LLC.
  • Canadian Medical Association in the C$2.6B sale of MD Financial Management to Scotiabank, including the entering into of a 10-year affinity agreement between CMA and Scotiabank.
  • Colas Canada Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Colas SA, in its acquisition of Miller McAsphalt Corporation.
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Give & Go Prepared Foods Corp., concurrently with the latter’s acquisition of Create-a-Treat Ltd., NAFTA Foods and Packaging Inc., and related entities.
  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.
  • GI Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Logibec Inc. from OMERS Private Equity.
  • An investor group led by J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC and affiliates, and Värde Partners, as Canadian counsel, in their acquisition of CitiFinancial Canada, Inc.
  • News Corp., in the acquisition by its subsidiary, HarperCollins Publishers, of Harlequin Enterprises Limited from Torstar Corporation for approximately C$455M.
  • Swander Pace Capital in the C$340M sale of its portfolio company Pineridge Bakery to Switzerland-based global food business ARYZTA AG.
  • Swander Pace Capital in connection with the sale of its interest in Kicking Horse Coffee Co. Ltd. to the Lavazza Group for C$215M.
  • alphabroder (formerly Broder Bros, Co.), as Canadian counsel, in the acquisition of Ash City Worldwide, one of North America's leading promotional apparel manufacturers and suppliers.
  • Bain Capital LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of a majority stake in Canada Goose Inc.
  • Canada Goose Holdings Inc. in its C$391M initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and dual-listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.
  • Dollarama Inc. in its C$300M initial public offering.
  • Van Houtte Inc. on its C$915M sale to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters by share purchase agreement from an affiliate of Littlejohn & Co., LLC.
  • Air Canada in its equity, debt offerings and Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates offerings.