McCarthy Tétrault on both Québec IPOs listed among "Canada's Top 10 for 2007"


January 11, 2008


Patrick Boucher
Fraser Bourne
Anastassia Chtaneva
Frédéric Cotnoir
Marc Dorion
Philippe Fortier
Ylang Ha
Frédéric Harvey
Nigel P.J. Johnston
Mathieu Laflamme
Philippe Leclerc
Clemens Mayr
Julien Saulgrain
Benjamin Silver
Kim Thomassin

Montréal, January 11, 2008 − The IPOs of two Québec companies, Mecachrome International Inc. and Innergex Renewable Energy Inc., were among Canada’s top ten IPOs in 2007, PricewaterhouseCoopers reported earlier this week. McCarthy Tétrault is the only law firm in Québec to have been involved in both public offerings.

Mecachrome International Inc.’s $205-million issue was the second-largest IPO done in 2007. McCarthy Tétrault advised the syndicate of underwriters, co-led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and Merrill Lynch Canada Inc. The McCarthy Tétrault team was led by Clemens Mayr and included Frédéric Cotnoir, Philippe Fortier, Ylang Ha and Julien Saulgrain.

Innergex Renewable Energy Inc.’s $115-million issue was the sixth-largest IPO done in 2007. The McCarthy Tétrault team, which advised Innergex, was led by Marc Dorion and included Fraser Bourne, Frédéric Cotnoir, Philippe Fortier, Frédéric Harvey, Benjamin H. Silver, Anastassia Chtaneva, Mathieu Laflamme, Philippe Leclerc, Patrick Boucher, Nigel Johnston and Kim Thomassin.

McCarthy Tétrault is known for its innovative advice in corporate finance and securities. The firm’s capital markets practice and practitioners are considered international leaders in their field. They are experienced in all types of public and private debt and equity financings, and are based in Canada and the UK.

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