Lightspeed POS

The Underwriters in connection with Lightspeed POS’ $276 million IPO

Client

The Underwriters

Value

$276 million

Service

Capital Markets

Date Closed

March 2019

Lead Office

Montréal


On March 15, 2019, Lightspeed completed its $276 million initial public offering. The offering was underwritten by a syndicate of underwriters co-led by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc. and J.P. Morgan Securities Inc. and included CIBC World Markets Inc., TD Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd. and Scotia Capital Inc.

Lightspeed is an emerging Canadian tech firm based in Montreal that designs and develops point of sale systems and eCommerce platform for merchants and restaurants in Canada and internationally.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP acted as Canadian counsel to the Underwriters with a team consisting of François Paradis, Bastien Gauthier, Jeremy Brisset, Sarah Lazure (Corporate/Securities), Alain Fournier and Jean-Philippe Dionne (Tax).


Team
François Paradis

François Paradis

Partner, Corporate

Bastien  Gauthier

Bastien Gauthier

Partner, Corporate

Jeremy Brisset

Jeremy Brisset

Associate, Corporate

Sarah Lazure

Sarah Lazure

Associate, Corporate

Alain  Fournier

Alain Fournier

Partner, Taxation

Jean-Philippe Dionne

Jean-Philippe Dionne

Associate, Taxation