Pierre-Olivier Valiquette

Associate
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Pierre-Olivier Valiquette

Pierre-Olivier Valiquette

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Biography

Pierre-Olivier Valiquette's practice is transaction oriented, with a particular focus on securities law and mergers and acquisitions.

Mr. Valiquette acts on behalf of various Canadian and foreign public and private companies in connection with a wide range of commercial operations, mergers and acquisitions and public and private financings. He also regularly advises public companies on disclosure and other regulatory matters. 


Professional experience

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B.C.L./LL.B., McGill University, 2016
B.Sc., Political Science, Université de Montréal, 2013
  • Quebec 2018

Mr. Valiquette has recently acted for the following clients:

  • BlueFocus Intelligent Communications Group, a Chinese public company, in connection with the sale of a majority stake in its international group of marketing and advertising agencies, comprised of Cossette, Eleven, Citizen Relations, We Are Social and fuseproject, to a joint venture composed of CVC Capital Partners and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, and the rebranding of that group as Plus Company
  • Germain Lamonde, the founder of EXFO Inc., in his acquisition, by way of a plan of arrangement, of all of the issued and outstanding subordinate voting shares of EXFO, other than the subordinate voting shares held by him, in a transaction valued at approximately C$133 million
  • The shareholders of Mistplay Inc., a play-to-earn and game discovery platform for mobile games, in a transaction with GrowthCurve Capital whereby GrowthCurve has become the majority shareholder in Mistplay.
  • The syndicate of underwriters led by Jefferies LLC, Evercore Group L.L.C. and RBC Capital Markets, LLC in the public offering of common shares in Canada and the United States of BELLUS Health Inc. for total gross proceeds of US$200 million
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Young Bar Association of Montreal
  • French
  • English