Samuel Cantin

Samuel is an associate in the Corporate group of our Montréal office. His practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, strategic business transactions and commercial matters. He advises clients from various industries and sizes, including private equity funds, emerging and high-growth companies, multinationals corporations, listed issuers, as well as technology, mining, telecommunications, manufacturing, energy and pharmaceutical businesses. Samuel also advises buyers and sellers in local and international M&A transactions and acts for private equity and venture capital funds in connection with their investments. He also works with emerging companies advising them on a wide variety of corporate matters, including financing, corporate reorganizations and governance.

Representative Work

  • Neptune Wellness Solutions

    Neptune Wellness Solutions in the $5.15M sale of its cannabis business to PurCann Pharma

  • Québecor

    Québecor and its wholly-owned subsidiary Videotron Ltd. in their $2.85 billion acquisition of Freedom Mobile Inc. from Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc.

  • Zebra Technologies

    Zebra Technologies in its acquisition of Matrox Imaging

  • Bailey International

    Bailey International in connection with its acquisition of Hydrolico International

  • eLeapPower

    eLeapPower in its $21 million Series A financing round

  • LIFT Digital Inc.

    LIFT Digital in its acquisition by LifeSpeak

  • Orminex Limited

    Orminex Limited in its acquisition of Nippon Dragon’s project interests

  • Blockstream

    Blockstream in its US$210 million Series B financing round

  • Element AI

    Element AI in its acquisition by ServiceNow

  • ArcelorMittal

    ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada in its joint venture with Triple M Metal

  • Made in 3D Canada Inc. (dba AON3D) in its US$11.5 million Series A Financing
  • Wrk Technologies Inc., in connection with its convertible note financing

Community Involvement

  • Vice President of Finance, Business Law and Investment Club
  • Treasurer of the Law Committee on Sport and Recreation



  • University of Sherbrooke, LL.B.
  • University of Sherbrooke, M.B.A.


  • English
  • French