Serge Levy

Serge Levy Partner

Serge Levy

Education

  • Université de Montréal (J.D. in Common Law 2002)
  • Université de Montréal (LL.B. 2001)
  • McGill University (M.B.A. 1998)
  • Concordia University (B. Sc. 1995)

Bar Admission

  • Québec, 2002
Representative Work
  • Fédération des caisses Desjardins du Québec, in the implementation of its Canadian program of non-viability contingent capital instruments, and related inaugural prospectus offering of $1B principal amount of 2.856% Notes due 2030.
  • Madison Dearborn Partners in its support of Navacord Inc.’s management-led buyout of Navacord’s minority partner.

  • The second lien secured noteholders in Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.’s debt refinancing transaction.
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Accolades
  • International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2020 as Highly Regarded in Banking, Project Finance and Restructuring and Insolvency.
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2020 as a leading lawyer in Asset-Based Lending and Banking & Financial Institutions.
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2021 in Asset-Based Lending, Banking and Finance, Equipment Finance and Insolvency and Financial Restructuring.
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Speaking Engagements
  • "The Latest Trends in Acquisition Financing", Stikeman Elliott CLE Marathon, Montréal, February 2020.
  • “Le financement temporaire dans le contexte d’une insolvabilité : Un guide pratique (Debtor-In-Possession Financing: A Practical Guide)”, Journée stratégique sur le financement et les sûretés, Open Forum, June 6, 2017. 
  • "La Prise de Sûreté en vertu du Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) et comparaison au droit du Québec,", Advanced Finance And Security Conference, The Canadian Institute, Montréal, January 31, 2014.
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