William Provencher-Campeau

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

William Provencher-Campeau

William Provencher-Campeau

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William Provencher-Campeau's practice covers all aspects of corporate and commercial law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions and securities matters.

Mr. Provencher-Campeau earned his bachelor of laws and master of business administration degrees from University of Sherbrooke (cooperative program). During his university studies, Mr. Provencher‑Campeau articled with a large Canadian bank and has been working at our Montreal office since 2016.

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M.B.A., University of Sherbrooke, 2018
LL.B., University of Sherbrooke, 2018 (with distinction)
  • Quebec 2019

Mr. Provencher-Campeau has acted in the following matters:

  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, OMERS and Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan, as investors, in a private placement of common shares of Bank of Montreal for aggregate gross proceeds of C$1 billion, which was completed as part of a global C$2.6 billion offering of common shares by Bank of Montreal
  • Coveo Solutions Inc. in its C$247 million initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and concurrent private placement
  • HEXO Corp. in its acquisitions, by way of plans of arrangement, of all of the issued and outstanding shares of (i) TSX-listed Zenabis Global Inc., in an all-share transaction valued at approximately C$235 million, and (ii) TSX-V-listed 48North Cannabis Corp., in an all-share transaction valued at approximately C$50 million
  • Le Club Piscine Plus Québec C.P.P.Q. Inc., Pioneer Distribution Inc. and Pool Supplies Canada Inc. in the sale of all of their issued and outstanding shares to Fulcrum Capital Partners
  • Investissement Québec in its joint 50-50 acquisition with The Pallinghurst Group of Nemaska Lithium Inc. pursuant to a sales process under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act. The acquisition was structured as a credit bid with Nemaska's largest secured creditor, and achieved through a reverse vesting order granted by the Superior Court of Québec and upheld by the Québec Court of Appeal
  • The special committee of the board of directors of Transat A.T. in its review of strategic alternatives leading to, notably, the execution of arrangement agreements with Air Canada
  • The syndicate of underwriters led by National Bank Financial in the bought deal public offering of common shares of Boralex Inc. for total gross proceeds of C$201 million
  • Metro Inc., SNC-Lavalin Inc. and Énergir, L.P. in connection with various private placements of senior secured and unsecured notes and debentures
  • Station Agro-Biotech in the cross-border sale of its non-alcoholic ready-to-drink cocktail brand Atypique to Keurig Dr. Pepper Inc.
  • Coveo Solutions Inc., in its acquisition of UK-based Qubit Digital Ltd.
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Ones to Watch: Mergers and Acquisitions Law, 2024
  • Academic All-Canadian – Distinction awarded to student-athletes who maintain an academic average of at least A- in all of their classes
  • Fasken Martineau Award – Outstanding academic record, personality and involvement in the academic community
  • Dentons Bursary – Academic excellence, commitment and work experiences
  • Marc Nadon Award – Top score for work submitted in the course entitled Droit de l'immigration et des réfugiés
  • Dean's List – First, second and third years
  • French
  • English