Jean-Philippe Bertrand

Jean-Philippe Bertrand

Associate, Corporate

Contact Information

jpbertrand@osler.com

tel: 514.904.5836

Office

Montréal

Bar Admission

Quebec, 2016

Education

University of Montreal, LL.B.

China University of Political Science and Law

Language(s)

French, English

Jean-Philippe is an associate in our Montreal office and is a member of the firm’s Business Law Department. He has been listed as a One to Watch - Mergers and Acquisitions in Best Lawyers in Canada. Jean-Philippe practices corporate and securities law, with an emphasis on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He has experience acting for private and public issuers, financial institutions, investment funds and investment banks, as well as for industry leaders in a range of sectors, including technology, retail, gaming, cannabis, energy and gas, life sciences, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals.

  • Quatro Air Technologies

    Quatro Air Technologies in its acquisition by Absolent Air Care Group

  • Advanced Personnel Management

    Advanced Personnel Management in their A$972 million IPO and listing on the ASX

  • LIFT Digital Inc.

    LIFT Digital in its acquisition by LifeSpeak

  • Haivision Systems Inc.

    Haivision Systems Inc. in its acquisition of CineMassive Displays, LLC

  • Calian Group Ltd

    The underwriters in connection with Calian Group’s $79.7 million bought deal public offering of common shares.

  • Canaccord Genuity Corp.

    The underwriters in D-BOX Technologies’ $5.75 million bought deal public offering

  • Textron Inc.

    Textron Inc. in its sale of TRU Simulation Inc + Training Inc., to CAE Inc. for US$40 million

  • Haivision Systems Inc.

    Haivision Systems Inc. in its Initial Public Offering

  • PyroGenesis Canada Inc.

    PyroGenesis Canada Inc. in its $12 million bought deal and graduation to the TSX

  • Madison Dearborn Partners

    Madison Dearborn Partners in its acquisition of the APM Group International

  • The Stars Group Inc.

    The Stars Group Inc. in its US$15 billion business combination with Flutter Entertainment plc

  • Abacus Health Products Inc.

    Abacus Health Products in its acquisition by Charlotte’s Web

  • Behaviour Interactive Inc.

    Behaviour Interactive Inc. in its strategic partnership agreement with NetEase Games

  • Neptune Wellness Solutions Inc.

    Neptune Wellness Solutions in its proposed acquisition of SugarLeaf for up to US$150 million

  • Abacus Health Products Inc.

    Abacus Health Products in its $34 million financing

  • Vervent Audio Group

    Vervent Audio Group in its acquisition of Audio Plus Services & Plurison

  • Abacus Health Products

    Abacus Health Products in its going public transaction by way of a reverse takeover, US$15 million concurrent financing and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange

  • CAE Inc.

    CAE Inc. in its acquisition of Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Training (BAT) business for US$645 million

  • Dialogue Technologies Inc.

    Dialogue Technologies Inc. in its acquisition of DXA

  • Alithya Group Inc.

    Alithya Group Inc., in its going public transaction by way of a business combination with Edgewater Technology, Inc. and completion of a $52.8 million concurrent private placement

  • Behaviour Interactive Inc.

    Behaviour Interactive Inc. in its strategic partnership agreement with GAEA Interactive Entertainment Co. Ltd.

  • Angiochem Inc.

    Angiochem Inc. in its Series C financing round of $7.5 million

  • The Stars Group Inc.

    The Stars Group Inc. in its US$950 million public offering of common shares

    • IQVIA in its acquisition, with private equity fund manager Imperial Capital Group, of STI Technologies Limited, a supplier of outsourced pharmaceutical technologies and services.
    • The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, in several venture capital investments.
    • Prometic Life Sciences Inc., a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, in the closing of an equity bought deal of 31,250,000 common shares, through a syndicate of underwriters, for total gross proceeds of $53,125,000, and in the concurrent private placement with Structured Alpha LP for the purchase of 5,045,369 common shares.
    • Fonds de Solidarité FTQ for an investment of risk capital in Kaloom Inc. (Montréal- and Silicon Valley-based software).
    • Ressources Québec Inc. in the context of a $10,000,000 private placement of units of Falco Resources Ltd., a TSX Venture Exchange listed issuer.
    • Taro Pharmaceuticals Inc. in its acquisition of Thallion Pharmacutiques Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of BELLUS Health Inc., including all the rights to the drug candidate ShigamabTM.
    • CiToxLAB Group Inc. in its acquisition of AccelLAB Inc.
    • GDG Environnement upon the sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to Choisy Laboratories Ltd.
    • Ressources Québec Inc. in the context of a $10,000,000 private placement of units of Nemaska Lithium Inc., a TSX Venture Exchange listed issuer.
  • Find More

  • Best Lawyers: Recognized as “One to Watch” in Mergers and Acquisitions Law

  • Member of the management and development committee of the non-profit organization Les Carabins (downhill skiing)

  • Barreau du Québec

  • Young Bar Association of Montréal

  • Canadian Bar Association