Brigitte LeBlanc-Lapointe

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Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Brigitte LeBlanc-Lapointe

Brigitte LeBlanc-Lapointe

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Biography

Brigitte LeBlanc-Lapointe is a corporate and securities lawyer. Her practice spans all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with an emphasis on securities law (including private and public financings, regulatory compliance and corporate governance), and mergers and acquisitions (public and private).

Brigitte represents the full spectrum of businesses, from start-ups to public companies, as well as venture capital, private equity, underwriters and other investors. She has been involved in transactions in various industry sectors, in particular technology, life sciences and cannabis.

Brigitte is qualified as a lawyer in Ontario and New York, and is fluently bilingual in French and English.  She previously practised corporate law in New York City.


Professional experience

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LL.B., University of Ottawa, 2008
B. Mgt., University of Lethbridge, 2005

 

  • Ontario 2009
  • New York 2009

Public Company Financings & Corporate Work

  • VerticalScope Holdings Inc. - initial public offering and listing on the TSX, as well as ongoing day-to-day corporate law matters
  • Quarterhill Inc. - bought deal public offering of convertible debentures, base shelf prospectus and issuer bid
  • Underwriter syndicate - bought deal public offering of trust units by InterRent REIT

Venture Capital Financings

  • TZP Group - investment in Knix Wear's Series B round
  • Various investments by a life science venture capital fund in innovative biotech, pharmaceutical, and medtech companies in Europe, Canada and the United States
  • Seed investment and follow-on by a US-based venture capital fund in a Canadian tech company and Series A investment by a Canadian-based venture capital fund in a US tech company 

Mergers & Acquisitions

  • VerticalScope Holdings Inc. - various acquisitions
  • A private equity fund - acquisition of a group of business process outsourcing companies
  • OilersNation - sale to Canadian sports media company Playmaker Capital Inc. (TSX-V: PMKR)
  • Corporate secretary, Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA)
  • English
  • French