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Jeremy Brisset

Jeremy Brisset

Associate, Corporate


Contact Information

jbrisset@osler.com

tel: 514.904.5408

Office

Montréal

Bar Admission

Québec, 2011

Education
  • University of Montreal, L.L.B. (Civil Law)
  • University of Montreal, J.D. (Common Law)
  • China University of Political Science and Law
  • Concordia University, B.Sc. (Biology)
  • John Molson School of Business (Business Minor)
Language(s)
English, French

Jeremy is an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department. His practice covers many areas of corporate and securities law with an emphasis on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate governance. He has experience acting for public issuers, financial institutions, investment funds and investment banks, as well as industry leaders in a range of sectors, including real estate, technology, retail, gaming, cannabis, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Jeremy has been involved in a variety of matters including initial public offerings, public offerings, private placements, private and public mergers and acquisitions (both negotiated and unsolicited), corporate governance and compensation, corporate reorganizations and dealer/adviser registration matters. Jeremy also has a keen interest in technology and emerging companies and is a frequent speaker at various start-up company events and incubators including the McGill Dobson Center for Entrepreneurship, Concordia’s District 3 Program and FormFintech.

Jeremy is also a teacher and course administrator with the Credit Institute of Canada (CIC), a board member with the Jewish National Fund and the Just for Kids Foundation (Golf and Cycling Committee) and is a member of the firm’s Student Committee.

    • Syndicate of underwriters consisting of BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities Canada Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., TD Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd. and Scotia Capital Inc. in connection with Lightspeed POS’ $276 million initial public offering and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
    • Milestone Pharmaceuticals Inc., in connection with its US$95 million initial public offering and listing on the NASDAQ Global Market.
    • Abacus Health Products, Inc., in connection with its $35 million public offering of Units.
    • Abacus Health Products, Inc.,  in connection with its going public transaction by way of a reverse take-over, US$15 million concurrent financing and listing on the Canadian Securities Exchange.
    • Acasti Pharma Inc., in connection with underwritten public offerings of its shares and other securities.
    • Sphinx Resources Ltd., in the creation of a new gold exploration company, Québec Precious Metals Corporation, and strategic investment by Goldcorp in such company.
    • 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.
    • Venzee Inc., in connection with its going public transaction through the reverse takeover of a TSXV listed issuer renamed Venzee Technologies Inc.
    • Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust, in relation to its combination with Edgefront REIT.
    • AptoVision Technologies Inc., in connection with its sale to Semtech Corp.
    • The Underwriters, in connection with the $403 million initial public offering by Alignvest Acquisition II Corporation on the TSX.
    • Innova Gaming Group Inc., in connection with its response to the unsolicited takeover bid made by Pollard Banknote Limited.
    • Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust, in connection with its merger with Edgefront Real Estate Investment Trust by way of a plan of arrangement to create a new diversified REIT renamed as Nexus Real Estate Investment Trust.
    • DEQ Systems Corp., in connection with its review of strategic alternatives and acquisition by Scientific Games Corporation by way of a plan of arrangement for approximately $27 million.
    • Syndicate of underwriters consisting of UBS Securities LLC, Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Citigroup Global Markets Inc., BMO Capital Markets Corp., Mitsubishi UFJ Securities (USA), Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and The Williams Capital Group, L.P. in connection with an offering of US$2.5 billion Class B common stock of Molson Coors Brewing Company.
    • DAVIDsTEA Inc., in connection with its US$111.5 million initial public offering and listing on the NASDAQ Global Market.
    • Innova Gaming Group Inc., in connection with its $49 million initial public offering and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
    • DataWind Inc., in connection with its $30 million initial public offering and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
    • Atrium Innovations Inc. in connection with its acquisition by the Permira funds, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, and Fonds de solidarité FTQ in a transaction with an enterprise value of $1.1 billion.
    • PROReal Estate Investment Trust., in connection with the completion of a plan of arrangement involving Taggart Capital Corp. and a public offering of $11.1 million and listing on the TSX Ventur Exchange and the subsequent acquisition of five commercial real estate properties for an aggregate amount of $41.37 million.
    • Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust, in connection with the initial public offering of Capital Nobel Inc. as a capital pool company and the completion of its qualifying transaction by way of a plan of arrangement which included a public offering in the amount of $5.6 million and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange and the acquisition of two commercial real estate properties for an aggregate amount of $14.65 million.
    • Nobel Real Estate Investment Trust, PyroGenesis Canada Inc. and EX U Inc., in connection with various private placements of both equity and convertible debt.
    • CTI Capital Inc., in the formation of a $134 million fund.
    • TandemLaunch Technologies Inc., in the formation of an $8 million fund.
    • Lumira Capital, in the formation of two funds in an aggregate amount of $142.5 million.
    • iNovia Capital Inc., in the formation of a $110 million fund.
    • Quad/Graphics, Inc., in the sale of its Canadian printing operations to Transcontinental Inc.
    • Kinross Gold Corporation, Miranda Technologies Inc., PRO Real Estate Investment Trust and Chartwell Seniors Housing REIT, in the preparation and implementation of shareholder rights plans.
    • Acquisio Inc., in its issuance of Class B Preferred Shares in the amount of $112.1 million.

  • Barreau du Québec
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • Credit Institute of Canada (CIC)
  • FormFinTech

PREVIOUS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • Securities 101, Conference for Canadian Association of Paralegals (CAP), Montreal, 2015. Speaker.
  • Introduction to Real Estate Investment Trusts, Conference for Canadian Association of Paralegals (CAP), Montreal, 2015. Speaker.
     

PUBLICATIONS / EVENTS / EDUCATION

  • Choosing the right legal structure for your new business, Montreal Gazette, February 8, 2012