Julien Robitaille-Rodrigez

Julien Robitaille-Rodriguez Associate

Representative Work
  • The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., a Canadian leader in retail pharmacy, in its C$4.5B combination with Metro Inc. by way of three-cornered amalgamation.
  • The JFL Management Trust, in the context of the sale of Jarislowski Fraser Limited to Scotiabank for approximately C$950M.
  • Transcontinental Inc., as lead counsel in its C$287.5M bought-deal public offering of subscription receipts, and as Canadian counsel in its C$1.7B transformational acquisition of Coveris Americas.
  • Stella Jones International S.A. (SJI) in the C$242.5M secondary bought-deal of Stella-Jones Inc. to a syndicate of underwriters, co-led by Morgan Stanley Canada Limited and TD Securities Inc.
  • IRIS The Visual Group in its sale to New Look Vision Group Inc. for C$120M.
  • Desjardins Financial Corporation Inc. in its C$775M sale of Western Life Assurance Company and Western Financial Group Inc. to Trimont Financial Ltd., a subsidiary of The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company.
  • American Industrial Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of entities comprising the Mining Consumables Division (Moly-Cop) from Arrium Ltd. for US$1.2B.
  • An underwriting syndicate in its C$880M offering on a bought deal basis of subscription receipts convertible into common shares of SNC-Lavalin.
  • Recapitalization by Catalyst Paper Corporation of its Senior Secured Term Notes and related privatization.
  • Mintz Group in its acquisition of Garda Background Screening Solutions.
  • Micro Focus International plc, a global enterprise software company listed on the London Stock Exchange, in connection with its acquisition of GWAVA Inc.
  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Québec Manufacturing Fund and Desjardins Venture Capital in connection with the change of control transaction involving Groupe Graham International Inc., a company specialized in the design, engineering and manufacturing of human machine interfaces technologies.
  • Jien International Investment Ltd. in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of a Lithium Project located in the municipality of La Corne, Québec, as well as certain other assets, from KSV Kofman Inc., in its capacity as court-appointed receiver of Québec Lithium Inc., RB Energy Inc. and Sirocco Mining Inc.
  • Compass Diversified Holdings, a U.S. private equity firm, in its acquisition of  NII Northern International.
  • WSP Global Inc. in its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of MMM Group Limited for an aggregate purchase price of C$425M.
  • Manac Inc. in connection with its privatization by a group of Québec investors led by the Dutil family and including Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Fonds de solidarité FTQ, Investissement Québec and Québec Manufacturing Fund by way of a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Québec).
  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation, as Canadian counsel, in its US$6.2B acquisition of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp.
  • WSP Global Inc. in its acquisition of Parsons Brinckerhoff from Balfour Beatty PLC for US$1.24B in cash.
  • Wolseley Canada, a distributor of building materials and industrial supplies, in its acquisition of numerous businesses in Quebec, Ontario, Saskatchewan and Alberta.
  • Doughty Hanson Technology Ventures in connection with private placements in Eguana Technologies Inc.
  • Pension funds in connection with investments in private investment funds, infrastructure funds and hedge funds.