Jacques Du Plessis

Jacques is a partner in Osler’s Vancouver office and is a member of our Corporate Group. He has a general corporate commercial practice, with an emphasis on matters relating to corporate finance and securities regulation, mergers and acquisitions, technology and corporate governance.

Jacques represents public and private Canadian and international companies and advises them on a wide range of issues including start-up, incorporation, share and asset sales, debt and equity financing, private placements, public offerings, continuous disclosure, corporate reorganizations and general corporate law matters.


Representative Work

  • Pagefreezer Software Inc.

    Pagefreezer Software Inc. in its acquisition of X1 Social Discovery Solutions product from X1 Discovery Inc.

  • Inverted AI

    Inverted AI in its closing of a $5.3 million seed funding round

  • Procurify

    Procurify in its closing of a $68 million Series C financing round

  • Canada Drives

    Canada Drives in its $40 million convertible equity financing led by goeasy

  • Certn

    Certn in its acquisition of Credence

  • Sprout Wellness Solutions Inc., a wellness engagement company, in connection with a strategic investment by TELUS Ventures
  • Vanedge Capital in its preferred share investment in MediaCore Technologies Inc.
  • Yaletown Venture Partners and BDC Capital in their convertible loan financing of Elastic Path Software Inc.
  • Ivanhoe Energy Inc. on the sale of its subsidiary, Pan-China Resources Ltd., to MIE Holdings Corporation for US$45 million
  • Ivanhoe Mines Ltd. (formerly Ivanplats Limited) in its $493-million initial public offering on the Toronto Stock Exchange
  • Legal counsel to multiple public mining companies in connection with equity offerings, listing on the TSX Venture Exchange and continuous disclosure matters

Awards and Recognition

  • Thomson Reuters: “Stand-out Lawyer”

Media Mentions

  • Osler News Feb 14, 2022

    Osler welcomes 17 new partners and 2 new counsel in 2022

    Osler is proud to announce the addition of 17 new partners and two new counsel across our offices in Toronto, Montréal, Calgary, Ottawa and...

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Credentials

Education

  • University of Alberta, J.D.
  • Memorial University, B. Comm.

Languages

  • Afrikaans
  • English