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McCarthy Tétrault
Suite MZ400
1000 De La Gauchetière Street West
Montréal QC
H3B 0A2

Work Department

Capital Markets: Debt & Equity


Patrick’s practice focuses on securities and corporate law, concentrating on mergers and acquisitions, take-over bids, private equity deals and public financings. He is counsel to issuers and underwriters in various public offerings (including initial public offerings) and private placements of publicly listed issuers. He participated in numerous take-over bids and going-private transactions of publicly listed issuers, and has acted as counsel to independent committees in connection with various transactions.


Barreau du Québec, 1996.


Quebec and Canadian bar association


Université de Montréal (LLB), 1994 École des hautes études commerciales of Montréal (HEC) BBA Finance, 1991.

Lawyer Rankings

Canada > Capital markets

(Leading individuals)

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Leveraging its top-tier financial services practice, McCarthy Tétrault‘s close banking relationships yield a steady flow of underwriter-side mandates. The group also represents seasoned financial issuers on bond offerings, with its finance strength translating into a premier DCM practice; indeed, one banking client highlights it as ‘the best law firm in Canada for structured finance‘. Among its recent flagship equity deals, Toronto-based capital markets co-head Andrew Parker advised BMO Capital Markets and BMO Nesbitt Burns on the Bank of Montreal’s C$3.1bn public offering. On the debt front, Calgary’s Alyson Goldman represented a syndicate of underwriters, led by CIBC World Markets, in Suncor Energy $750m notes offering. Other senior specialists in Toronto include structured finance expert Marc MacMullin, who leads the national financial services group, and structured finance co-head Dean Masse, while high-profile capital markets co-head Patrick Boucher is recommended in Montreal. Up-and-coming names include Toronto-based Jo-Anna Brimmer, who focuses on securitization, covered bonds and debt capital markets, and talented associate Isabelle Nazon in Montreal.