Maxime Turcotte

Maxime Turcotte Partner

Maxime Turcotte

Education

  • London School of Economics and Political Science (M.Sc. Politics of the World Economy, with merit, 2003)
  • Université Laval (LL.B. 2000)
  • University of Western Ontario (Law Faculty 2000)

Bar Admission

  • Québec, 2001
Representative Work
  • Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec, in the implementation of a bail-in regime for financial services cooperatives in Canada and the related issuance of $1 billion principal amount of 2.417% senior fixed rate notes, the first issuance of bail-inable notes by a financial services cooperative in Canada.
  • Boralex Inc. in its acquisition of all of the economic interest of ENERCON Canada Inc. in the 230-MW Niagara Region Wind Farm project, located in Ontario, for a total cash consideration of C$232.4M, and its accession to senior secured ring-fenced financings totaling C$828.3M from a club of international financial institutions. We also acted for Boralex Inc. as co-counsel in its related C$173M equity offering, the proceeds of which were used to finance the acquisition.
  • 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.
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Accolades
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020 in Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions, Project Finance and Securities.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Finance & Securities, Corporate Commercial Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Infrastructure and Energy (Electricity).
  • International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2019 as a Rising Star in Banking and Project Finance.
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