Etienne Godel

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Etienne Godel

Etienne Godel


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Etienne Godel is a tax lawyer. His practice focuses on assisting private and public corporations with tax planning for a variety of commercial transactions.

Etienne has experience advising clients on tax aspects of domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, corporate financings, and corporate structuring and reorganizations.

Professional experience

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J.D. (with Honours), University of Toronto, 2018
B.Com. (Bilingual, with Distinction), University of Alberta, 2015
  • Alberta 2019

Etienne's experience includes acting for:

  • Brookfield Infrastructure in the purchase of Enbridge Inc.'s Canadian natural gas gathering and processing business for C$4.31 billion
  • Benevity, Inc. on its sale to UK private equity firm Hg Capital
  • Benevity, Inc. on its acquisition of Alaya SA, a European-based provider of employee engagement "software as a service" platforms
  • Vermilion Energy Inc. in connection with its issuance of US$400 million 6.875% senior notes due 2030
  • TransAlta Corporation on its public offering of US$400 million aggregate principal amount of 7.750% senior green notes
  • Enerflex Ltd. on its stock-for-stock cross-border business combination with Exterran Corporation, creating a combined entity with an implied combined enterprise value of approximately US$1.5 billion
  • Solium Capital Inc. on its sale to Morgan Stanley by way of a plan of arrangement for a transaction value of C$1.1 billion
  • Distinction, University of Toronto
  • Gowling WLG Prize in Bankruptcy and Insolvency, University of Toronto