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AREA OF EXPERTISE
Martin Thiboutot is an associate in our Business Law Group in Québec City. His practice encompasses mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, corporate and project financing, particularly in the natural resources sector, as well as general corporate legal issues, notably in respect of environment and procurement. Furthermore, Mr. Thiboutot is a member of the firm Africa Group.
Mr. Thiboutot obtained a bachelor’s degree in civil law from Université Laval in 2012 and ranked second on the Faculty of Law Dean’s List for 2012-2013. As part of the program, Mr. Thiboutot had the opportunity to spend one semester at Bucerius Law School of Hamburg, Germany, where he deepened his knowledge in areas such as corporate governance, contract drafting and white-collar crime. In the winter of 2014, Mr. Thiboutot completed a Certificate in Mining Law at York University, in Toronto. Recently, he contributed to the firm's Mining in the Courts (Vol. VI) publication, released in March 2016.
In addition, in the spring of 2014, Mr. Thiboutot completed the young directors program offered by the Regroupement des jeunes chambres de commerce du Québec, an association of junior chambers of commerce of Quebec, and is currently Vice-Chair of the board of directors of Caisse Desjardins de l’Université Laval. Prior to studying law, he completed a college diploma in communications, which led him to work at the Quebec department of international relations.
Mr. Thiboutot was called to the Québec Bar in 2014 and is a member of the Canadian Bar Association.
The Quebec Government introduces the Petroleum Resources Act
Transactions & Cases
Telecon closes a C$70M Equity Financing with Clearspring Capital Partners
Investissement Québec and Ressources Quebec Inc. invest in Tata Steel Minerals Canada Ltd.
Nemaska Lithium Inc. and Johnson Matthey Battery Materials Ltd. signed an agreement for a $12M Up-Front Payment for the Phase 1 Plant
Québec Iron Ore Inc. and Champion Iron Mines Limited purchase the Bloom Lake Mine and related rail and mining assets from Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
Rayonier Advanced Materials Inc. to acquire Tembec Inc. for approximately US$807M