Jeremy Brisset

Jeremy Brisset

Partner, 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 a partner 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, energy and gas, life sciences, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals. Jeremy has been involved in a variety of matters (both domestic and cross-border) 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 Form Fintech.

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 TSX Venture’s regional advisory committee.

    Dialogue in its $100 million IPO

    Proman Global Development LLC, in connection with its strategic joint venture partnership among Proman, Enerkem Inc., Shell Canada Limited, Suncor Energy Inc. and Investissement Québec relating to the proposed construction of a CAD$875 million biofuel plant in Varennes, Québec.

    Syndicate of underwriters consisting of Morgan Stanley, Barclays and BMO Capital Markets, in connection with Lightspeed POS’ $332 million public offering and listing on the New York Stock Exchange.

    Xebec Adsorption Inc. in its bought deal public offering and concurrent private placement of subscription receipts for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $200 million and its acquisition of Green Vision Holding HyGear Technology and Services B.V., the parent company of HyGear Technology and Services B.V.

    Syndicate of underwriters consisting of Credit Suisse, Stifel, Berenberg, SVB Leerink and BMO Capital Markets, in connection with AbCellera Biologics’ $555.5 million IPO and listing on the NASDAQ.

    The Stars Group Inc., in connection with its combination with Flutter Entertainment plc.

    Syndicate of underwriters consisting of BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial Inc., CIBC Capital Markets, RBC Capital Markets, TD Securities Inc., Barclays Capital Canada Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., Raymond James Ltd., Eight Capital and PI Financial Corp., in connection with Lightspeed POS’ $287.9 million bought deal offering by way of a treasury and secondary issuance of subordinate voting shares.

    Syndicate of underwriters consisting of Desjardins Capital Markets, Acumen Capital Finance Partners Limited, Canaccord Genuity Corp., Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc., TD Securities Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc., in connection with Calian Group’s $69 million bought deal public offering of common shares.

    Syndicate of underwriters consisting of BMO Capital Markets, J.P. Morgan Securities Canada Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., CIBC Capital Markets, Scotia Capital Inc., TD Securities Inc. and Raymond James Ltd., in connection with Lightspeed POS’ $217.3 million offering by way of a secondary issuance of subordinate voting shares.

    RBC Capital Markets and BMO Capital Markets in connection with Uni-Select’s $125 million private placement offering of convertible debentures.

    Laurentian Bank Securities Inc. and Canaccord Genuity Corp., in connection with Quebec Precious Metals’ $6.5 million private placement offering of common shares and flow-through common shares.

    Fairstone Financial Inc., in connection with its US$300 million offering of Senior Notes.

    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 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 sale to Semtech Corp. (osler.com), 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.

    CTI Capital Inc., in the formation of a $134 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

  • 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