Our Montreal, New York, London, Hamburg, and Hong Kong offices advised Bombardier Inc. in connection with its public offering of 168,000,000 Class B shares (subordinate voting) at a purchase price of Cdn$3.80 per share for total gross proceeds of Cdn$638.4 million. Bombardier intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering to supplement its working capital and for general corporate purposes, consistent with Bombardier’s continued proactive approach to capital management.
The syndicate of underwriters for the Offering was led by Credit Suisse Securities (Canada), Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., UBS Securities Canada Inc. and TD Securities Inc.
The team included Paul Raymond, Solomon Sananes, Amélie Métivier, Lady Africa Sheppard and Pierre-François Tétreault in Montréal; Chris Hilbert and James Lacey in New York; Jacqueline Heng, Si Xuan Cai and Isabel Hershman in London; Klaus von Gierke and Katharina von der Heyde in Hamburg; and Winnie Chan in Hong Kong. Jules Charette advised regarding Canadian tax matters, and Michael P. Flamenbaum and Sheldon Elefant advised in respect of U.S. tax matters.