Jean-Philippe Buteau’s areas of expertise include mergers and acquisitions and financing. He primarily assists public companies and investment dealers and is experienced in all types of corporate finance, mergers, acquisition and divestitures.
Mr. Buteau represents clients in a variety of industries with a focus on mining, resources and energy. He has advised clients in a number of cross-border transactions, including the creation of joint ventures and the acquisition and sale of mining properties in various countries. Mr. Buteau’s project experience includes precious and base metals as well as diamonds, uranium, rare earth and industrial minerals.
Mr. Buteau has also participated in a number of commercial transactions, including initial public offerings, reverse takeovers, qualifying transactions of capital pool companies, acquisition of local and foreign companies, and public and private financings for which he has acted as counsel to both dealers and issuers.
Before joining our Québec office in 2013, Mr. Buteau was a partner practising at the Quebec City office of another major Canadian law firm.
Certificate in Mining Law, Osgoode Hall Law School, 2012
LL.B., Université Laval, 2002
Memberships and activities
- Canadian Bar Association
- Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada
- Association Pipeline Longitude 75°
- Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum
Going public is among the most critical decisions an issuer can make. It is an intensive and complex process that affects virtually every facet of the issuer’s character and its operations. Before proceeding with an initial public offering, an issuer must reflect upon whether it is in a position to make a successful public issue of securities and it must consider very seriously the implications and reality of being a public issuer..
September 28, 2016
The Canadian Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act1 (the Act) came into force on June 1, 2015..
September 23, 2015
Jean-Philippe Buteau and Crae Garrett write on the revival of Quebec’s Plan Nord in Canadian Mining Journal..
October 10, 2014