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Bruker Corporation, 2024

Acted for Bruker Corporation in its acquisition of Tornado Spectral Systems Inc., a company that provides chemical analysis and measurement systems for Raman spectroscopy primarily used in pharmaceutical, petrochemical, and biotechnology applications. 

Ironbridge Equity Partners Management Limited, 2024

Acted for funds affiliated with Ironbridge Equity Partners Management Limited in the acquisition and related financing of Gardner Glass Products, Inc., a North Carolina-based company that manufactures and distributes tempered, mirrored, backpainted, and laminated glass products.

Glencore Canada Corporation, 2024

Acted for Glencore Canada Corporation in its dispute before the Tax Court of Canada and Federal Court of Appeal with respect to the tax treatment of break fees.

BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial and TD Securities, 2024

Acted for the syndicate of agents, co-led by BMO Capital Markets, National Bank Financial and TD Securities, in TMX Group Limited's Canadian private placement of C$1.1 billion aggregate principal amount of senior debentures issued across three series.

Mason Resources Inc., 2024

Acted for Mason Graphite Inc. with the sale of the Lac Guéret Property, targeted for the development of graphite at the Uatnan Mining Project, to Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. in consideration of 6,208,210 common shares of Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. 

RelationShop Inc., 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel for RelationShop Inc. in its acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Mercatus Technologies, a leading provider of eCommerce solutions for regional grocers and independents.

Blackstone Inc., 2024

Acting for Blackstone in its US$3.5-billion take-private acquisition of Tricon Residential Inc., an owner, operator and developer of a portfolio of approximately 38,000 single-family rental homes in the U.S. Sun Belt and multi-family apartments in Toronto.

Rogers Communications Inc., 2024

Acted as Canadian counsel for Rogers Communications Inc. in its US$2.5-billion U.S. public offering of two series of senior notes registered via the multi-jurisdictional disclosure system.

Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc., 2024

Acted for Blackstone Real Estate Income Trust, Inc. in its acquisition of a portfolio of 12 seniors' housing residences in Québec.

Viking Global Investors LP, 2024

Acted for funds affiliated with Viking Global Investors LP in connection with Valsoft Corporation Inc.'s note issuance in an initial aggregate amount of US$170-million to Coatue Management and funds affiliated with Viking Global Investors LP.

Wolseley Canada Inc., 2024

Acted for Wolseley Canada Inc., the leading wholesale distributor to plumbing, HVAC/R, waterworks and industrial markets in Canada, in its acquisition of Yorkwest Plumbing Supply Inc., a distributor of building and industrial products in the greater Toronto area.

Red 5 Limited, 2024

Acting as Canadian counsel to Red 5 Limited, an Australia-based gold miner, in a merger of equals with Silver Lake Resources, creating a leading mid-tier gold company with a combined value of approximately A$2.2 billion.

Mondi plc, 2023

Acted for Mondi plc, a global leader in the production of sustainable packaging and paper, in its acquisition of the Hinton Pulp mill from West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. (West Fraser) and its long-term partnership with West Fraser to access local, high-quality fibre from well-established wood basket, as well as with Mondi plc’s plans to invest €400 million in the expansion of Hinton.

Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., 2023

Acted as tax counsel for Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., as lead arranger for its resource lending investment funds, in its holistic financing solution provided to Bunker Hill in respect of its zinc, lead and silver project located in Idaho, U.S. The financing package included a debt facility, convertible debentures, a royalty convertible debenture and a streaming arrangement in respect of the project.

BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., 2023

Acted for BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., and a syndicate of agents in a $300 million offering of Metro Inc.’s 4.657% Series K senior unsecured notes due February 7, 2033.

Lithium Royalty Corporation, 2023

Acted as financing counsel to Lithium Royalty Corp. in establishing a US$25-million revolving credit facility with National Bank of Canada.

Beanfield Metroconnect, 2023

Acted for Beanfield Metroconnect, a portfolio company of DigitalBridge, in securing a strategic equity investment from OMERS Infrastructure.

Foodtastic Inc., 2023

Acted as tax counsel to Foodtastic Inc., a leading franchisor of restaurant brands in Canada, in its C$74.4-million acquisition of Freshii Inc.

MacKinnon, Bennett & Co., 2023

Acted for MacKinnon, Bennett & Co. in connection with the C$32-million merger of its portfolio company Bird Canada Inc. with Bird Global, Inc.

ROBIC, LLP, 2023

Acting as counsel to partners of ROBIC, LLP, one of Canada's preeminent intellectual property firms, in connection with ROBIC’s business combination with IPH Limited.

BELLUS Health Inc., 2023

Acted for BELLUS Health Inc. in its US$2-billion sale to GSK plc, a British-based pharmaceutical company.

Numerix LLC, 2023

Acted as Canadian counsel to Genstar Capital-backed Numerix LLC, a leader in capital markets risk management technology, in its acquisition of all the issued and outstanding shares of FinancialCAD Corporation.

Goldman Sachs & Co., 2023

Acted for Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC on the US$658-million cross-border secondary offering of subordinate voting shares of GFL Environmental Inc.

Fengate Asset Management Ltd., 2023

Acted for Fengate Asset Management Ltd. in the sale of a 75% interest in the 40 MW Grand Valley III wind project in Ontario to Axium Infrastructure.

Russel Metals Inc., 2023

Acting for Russel Metals Inc. in the C$61-million sale of its 50% equity interest in TriMark Tubulars Ltd. to Marubeni-Itochu.

Velan Inc., 2023

Acted for Velan Inc., a global leading manufacturer of industrial valves, in its $329-million all-cash sale and privatization by way of plan of arrangement by Flowserve Corporation, one of the world’s leading providers of fluid motion and control products and services.

Axium Infrastructure, 2023

Acted for Axium Infrastructure in connection with a mezzanine financing of a portfolio of solar projects located in Ontario. 

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, 2023

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CDP Financial Inc. in the series 15 offering by CDP Financial of US$500 million of senior notes due in 2025 under its Senior Notes Program

Umicore SA, 2023

Acted for Umicore SA/NV, a circular materials technology company headquartered in Belgium, in the development and construction of a first-of-its kind EV battery materials manufacturing plant in Loyalist Township, Ontario, that will be 100% fuelled by renewable energy from the start of production.

Lerøy Seafood Group, 2023

Acting for Lerøy Seafood Group, a seafood production and distribution company based in Bergen, Norway, in defending a proposed Federal Court of Canada class action, which alleges that Lerøy and the other defendants colluded to fix the global and North American supply and prices of salmon.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, 2023

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CDP Financial Inc. in the reopening of the series 15 offering by CDP Financial of US$500 million of senior notes due in 2025 under its Senior Notes Program

Vistara Capital, 2023

Acting for Vistara Capital in the formation of its fifth fund, Vistara Technology Growth Fund V, a US$400-million technology focused private credit fund.

Trinity Industries, Inc., 2023

Acted for Trinity Industries, Inc., in its acquisition of Holden America, a manufacturer of market-leading multilevel vehicle securement and protection systems, gravity-outlet gates and gate accessories for freight rail in North America, for an initial purchase price of US$70 million and an additional minimum of US$5 million per year for the next two years

American Holt, LLC, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, 2023

Acted for American Holt, LLC, a portfolio company of Arcline Investment Management, in its acquisition of DMA Solution Inc., a leading engineering company for solutions in the manufacturing of high performance products for the PET plastic container and beverage industries.

BMS Group, 2023

Acted for BMS Group in its acquisition of Smith & Reid Insurance Brokers and O’Neil Insurance Brokers.

Manulife, 2023

Acted for Manulife Financial Corporation on the financing of battery energy storage systems to be installed at three existing solar power projects in southern Alberta (Concord’s Coaldale, Monarch and Vulcan properties).

Hydromega Services Inc., 2023

Acting for Hydromega Services Inc. in its sale, including its ownership interests in five hydropower generating stations in Québec and five additional hydropower generating stations in Northeastern Ontario, to FirstLight Power, a wholly owned subsidiary of PSP Investments and a leading clean power producer, developer and energy storage company.

Insolvency Institute of Canada, 2023

Acting for the Insolvency Institute of Canada as an intervenor before the Supreme Court of Canada in Aquino v. Ernst & Young Inc. and Scott v. Doyle Salewski Inc., two cases raising important questions about corporate attribution and set-off in the insolvency context.

Nemaska Lithium Inc., 2023

Acting for Nemaska Lithium Inc. in proceedings instituted by Victor Cantore requesting that Nemaska be compelled to convey him a 3% net smelter return royalty on all metals extracted from Nemaska's Whabouchi mine.

Apotex International Inc., 2023

Acted as lead tax counsel and Canadian transaction counsel to Apotex International Inc., a global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality affordable medicine, in the sale of a 50% interest in Arrotex Pharmaceuticals (Australia) to DBG Health.

Permanent Capital Partners Inc., 2023

Acted for Permanent Capital Partners Inc. with CDPQ's minority investment in AVENIR GLOBAL, a Montréal-based holding managing public relations and communications firm that ranks in the international top 25.

TPG, 2023

Acted as counsel to TPG in its acquisition (and related financings) from Oxford Property Group of a 75% interest in two Class-A industrial business parks in the Greater Toronto Area valued at C$1.3-billion.

Fortis Inc., 2023

Acted for Fortis Inc. in establishing its at-the-market public offering of up to C$500-million of common shares, which may be sold through the Toronto Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange or on any other marketplace in Canada or the United States on which the common shares are traded.

Cordis-X, 2023

Acted for Cordis-X, the lead investor in the C$34-million Series A funding round by Puzzle Medical Devices Inc., a medical device company specializing in the development of a minimally invasive long-term hemodynamic transcatheter pump.

Shaw Communications Inc., 2023

Successfully acted for Shaw Communications Inc. in a landmark trial before the Competition Tribunal and subsequent appeal before the Federal Court of Appeal challenging the company’s C$26-billion merger with Rogers Communications Inc. This was the largest case ever heard by the Tribunal and the first pre-closing merger challenge to go to trial before the Tribunal. This case won Commercial Litigation Team of the Year at the 2023 Canadian Law Awards and was named the #1 business decision of 2023 by Law360 Canada.

Sprott Resource Lending Corp., 2023

Acted as tax counsel to Sprott Resource Lending Corp., as lead arranger for its resource lending investment funds, in the US$150-million financing of Foran Mining Corporation’s McIvenna Bay project in east-central Saskatchewan.

Royal Bank of Canada, 2023

Acted for Royal Bank of Canada in connection with the establishment of senior secured “green loan” credit facilities in favour of a subsidiary of the University of Toronto, the proceeds of which will be used to complete deep energy retrofit projects – such as converting gas boilers to electric boilers and installing energy storage solutions – to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by more than 50 per cent, or 45,000 tonnes of CO2 equivalents, by 2030. Canada Infrastructure Bank provided subordinated credit facilities.

National Beef Packing Company, 2023

Acting for National Beef Packing Company in antitrust class actions commenced in Québec and British Columbia alleging a supply and price-fixing conspiracy in respect of cattle and beef.

BofA Securities, 2023

Acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers, led by BofA Securities, in the add-on private placement of US$125 million of senior secured notes of a Canadian private issuer. 

Claridge IC Properties 3, Limited Partnership, 2023

Acted for Claridge IC Properties 3, Limited Partnership in the acquisition of a property in the City of Dorval, and its related acquisition financing and development thereon of approximately 255 residential rental units and ancillary commercial property, in a joint venture with Pur Immobilia, Oktodev, Endévco and Palomino Capital.

Fengate Asset Management Ltd., 2023

Acted for Fengate Asset Management Ltd. in the sale of the 72.6 MW Weaver wind project in Hancock County, Maine, United States to Greenbacker Renewable Energy.

The Canada Life Assurance Company, 2023

Acted for The Canada Life Assurance Company in the establishment of credit facilities to finance the operations of Intragas Limited Partnership.

Blackstone Credit, 2023

Acted for funds managed by Blackstone Credit in connection with its sale of Grafton Apparel Ltd., the leading Canadian retailer of men's clothing, which operates under the Tip Top, George Richards and Mr. Big & Tall banners, to an affiliate of Stern Partners Inc.

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc., 2023

Acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. both in its acquisition of Cape D’Or Holdings Limited and Barrington Terminals Limited, which operate an independent convenience store and fuel network in Atlantic Canada under the Esso, Wilsons Gas Stops and Go! Store brands, and in connection with obtaining the Canadian Competition Bureau’s approval for the transaction. Also acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in the divestiture of 52 retail and fuel locations to Harnois Énergies.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, 2023

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CDP Financial Inc. in the series 13 offering by CDP Financial of C$1.25 billion of senior notes due in 2028 under its Senior Notes Program.

Real Estate Joint Venture, 2023

Acting for a real estate joint venture before the Court of Québec in a tax dispute against Revenu Québec with respect to the characterization of tenant inducement payments.

Siemens Energy, 2023

Acting as Canadian tax counsel to Siemens Energy in the sale of Trench business in Canada to Triton, a leading European mid-market private equity investor.

Cookin Inc., 2023

Acted for Cookin Inc., a homemade food delivery marketplace, in a Series Seed extension for its strategic partnership with Sobeys, an Empire company. 

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, 2023

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CDP Financial Inc. with a series 18 offering by CDP Financial of C$750 million of senior notes due in 2030 under its Senior Notes Program.

WideOrbit Inc., 2023

Acted for WideOrbit, Inc., a California-based media vertical software provider, in its sale to Constellation Software Inc. and its subsidiary Lumine Group Inc., and the related spin-out of the combined Lumine Group Inc. as a new public company listed on the TSX-V.

Integrated Media Company, 2023

Acted for Integrated Media Company, a TPG platform dedicated to the new media ecosystem, in its C$147.5-million acquisition of Toon Boom Animation Inc., an Emmy® Award-winning Montreal-based animation software company, from Nelvana Limited, a subsidiary of Corus Entertainment Inc.

Waterton Global Resource Management & Waterton Copper Corp, 2023

Acting for Waterton Global Resource Management and Waterton Copper Corp. in connection with the acquisition by Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. of a US$115-million silver stream on the Mineral Park Mine in Arizona owned by Waterton Copper Corp. and the provision of a US$25 million secured debt facility from Wheaton to Waterton Copper.

MacKinnon, Bennett & Co. and Idealist Capital, 2023

Acted for co-investors MacKinnon, Bennett & Co. and Idealist Capital in their growth capital equity investment in XNRGY Climate Systems, a leader in the design and manufacturing of energy efficient commercial HVAC systems.

Lakeside Book Company, 2023

Acted for Lakeside Book Company, a portfolio company of Atlas Holdings, in its acquisition of Marquis Books.

Banque de Développement du Canada, 2023

Acting for Banque de Développement du Canada (“BDC”) in relation to the CCAA Proceedings of Forex Inc. et als. proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act.

Newmont Mining Corporation (now known as Newmont Corporation) and other defendants, 2023

Acted for Newmont Mining Corporation, Fronteer Gold Inc. and its founder Mark O’Dea in a successful defence against a claim for over C$1.2 billion in damages and other relief asserted by Jacqui Safra and his holding company, NWG Investments Inc. Safra alleged fraud and misrepresentation concerning a transaction in which Fronteer acquired a mineral exploration company he founded and controlled. Safra’s claim was commenced after the newly formed Government of Nunatsiavut imposed a moratorium on uranium mining in April 2008. Justice Steele of the Superior Court of Ontario dismissed the claim on the grounds of delay in August 2023.

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 2023

Acted for Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, CIBC World Markets Inc., TD Securities Inc. BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. and Scotia Capital Inc. in the Canadian private placement of C$1 billion of floating-rate and fixed-rate notes by Metropolitan Life Global Funding I, a special purpose statutory trust organized under Delaware law, secured by a funding agreements issued by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company.

OMERS Administrative Corporation, 2023

Acting for OMERS Administration Corporation in its US$200-million acquisition of 54.5% stake of global royalties on MAVYRET, from Enanta Pharmaceruticals, Inc.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, 2023

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CDP Financial Inc. with the series 16 offering by CDP Financial of US$1.5 billion of senior notes due in 2028 under its Senior Notes Program.

DIF Capital Partners, 2023

Acted for DIF Capital Partners, through its DIF Core Infrastructure Fund III (DIF CIF III), in its acquisition of RFNow Inc., an independent enterprise fiber, residential fiber, fixed wireless internet and phone services provider in Manitoba and Saskatchewan.

Morgan Stanley Capital Group Inc., 2023

Acting for Morgan Stanley in class action proceedings in Québec and in Ontario taken against it and other banks and financial institutions, alleging the manipulation of the market for precious metals.

Alaris Equity Partners, 2023

Acted for Alaris Equity Partners, in its US$546-million investment with Brookfield Special Investments, in Body Contour Centers LLC.

Giant Tiger, 2023

Acting for Giant Tiger in defence of a proposed class action in Québec for alleged “greenwashing”, or misleading environmental claims, of recyclable bags. This is one of the first actions in Canada concerning greenwashing claims.

Altas Partners, 2023

Acted as Canadian counsel to Altas Partners in connection with the fundraising for its third fund, Altas Partners Holdings III. 

MacKinnon, Bennett & Co., 2023

Acted for MacKinnon, Bennett & Co. in the sale of its C$52-million stake in Miovision, a leading provider of intelligent transportation solutions, to TELUS Ventures.

Basic Resources, Inc., 2023

Acted for Basic Resources, Inc. in its US$160-million acquisition of the Warners, Olga and True & Co businesses from the fashion conglomerate PVH Corp.

The Canada Life Assurance Company, 2023

Acted for The Canada Life Assurance Company and its affiliates with the C$185.5-million financing of a portfolio of three hydroelectric generating facilities located in British Columbia and Quebec totalling approximately 107 MW owned by Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. The Gilles Lefrancois Project (24 MW) is located in Levis, Quebec and the Rutherford Creek (50 MW) and Miller Creek (33 MW) Projects are located near Squamish-Lillooet, British Columbia. The projects are fully-contracted with take-or-pay contracts with Hydro-Quebec and BC Hydro, respectively.

Agnico Eagle Mines Limited, 2023

Acted for Agnico Eagle Mines Limited in its earn-in agreement with FireFox Gold Corp. to form a property-level joint venture in respect of the Kolho property located in northern Finland, together with a concurrent equity investment in FireFox Gold Corp. and the negotiation of an investor rights agreement.

Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., 2023

Acted as tax counsel for Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., as lead arranger for its resource lending investment funds, in its streaming transaction with Cerrado Gold Inc. regarding gold and silver produced by its Monte do Carmo project in Brazil.

J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., 2023

Acted as Canadian counsel to the initial purchasers, led by J.P. Morgan, in the private placement of US$1 billion of senior secured notes of GFL Environmental Inc.

Centurion Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust, 2023

Acted for a special committee of independent trustees of Centurion Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust, a private, unlisted REIT with over $6.5 billion in assets, with restructuring of the REIT’s asset management agreement and related arrangements with its external asset manager, Centurion Asset Management Inc.

Black Swan Graphene Inc., 2023

Acted for Black Swan Graphene Inc., which produces patented low-cost and high-performance graphene powders, in its strategic partnership with Nationwide Engineering Research and Development Ltd, the developer of a graphene-enhanced admixture for concrete, Concretene.

ShockWave Medical, Inc., 2023

Acted as Canadian counsel to Nasdaq-listed Shockwave Medical, Inc., in its acquisition of Nasdaq- and TSX-listed British Columbia–based Neovasc Inc., for a total transaction value of up to US$147 million consisting of a purchase price per share of cash and a contingent value right.

Tecpetrol Investments S.L., 2023

Acted for Tecpetrol Investments S.L. in its successful unsolicited take-over bid to acquire Alpha Lithium Corporation for C$310 million.

Design World LLC d/b/a WTWH Media, LLC, 2023

Acted as Canadian counsel to Design World LLC d/b/a WTWH Media, LLC, a Mountaingate Capital portfolio company, in its acquisition via a wholly owned Canadian subsidiary of substantially all the assets of Engineering.com Incorporated, a media website operator focused on engineering related content.

Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., 2023

Acted as tax counsel for Sprott Resource Streaming and Royalty Corp., as lead arranger for its resource lending investment funds, in its US$110-million streaming transaction with Ascot Resources Ltd. regarding the Premier Gold Project located on Nisga’a Nation Treaty Lands in the prolific Golden Triangle of northwestern British Columbia.

StarKist Company and Dongwon Industries Company Limited, 2023

Successfully represented StarKist Company and Dongwon Industries Company Limited in class action proceedings commenced in Ontario alleging anti-competitive behaviour in the market for canned tuna. Davies successfully defeated certification in the Ontario Superior Court.

Copper Mountain Mining Corporation, 2023

Acted for Copper Mountain Mining Corporation in its US$439-million all-share acquisition by Hudbay Minerals Inc. by way of a court approved plan of arrangement.

Persistence Capital Partners, 2023

Acted for Persistence Capital Partners in the formation of PCP MSP II, L.P., a $375 million continuation fund raised to support PCP’s investment in MedSpa Partners Inc., a leading acquirer and operator or medical aesthetics clinics in North America

Apotex Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc., 2023

Acted as lead transaction and tax counsel to Apotex Pharmaceutical Holdings Inc., a global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality affordable medicine, in its sale to SK Capital Partners.

Valley Fiber Ltd., 2023

Acted for Valley Fiber, a portfolio company of DIF Capital, with the establishment of credit facilities by a syndicate of lenders led by National Bank of Canada.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, 2023

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CDP Financial Inc. in the series 14 offering by CDP Financial of AUD$300 million of senior notes due in 2030 under its Senior Notes Program

Aptum Technologies, 2023

Acted for DigitalBridge, a global digital infrastructure investment firm, in its portfolio company Aptum Technologies’ acquisition of CloudOps, a cloud consulting, managed services and software company. 

Atlas Holdings LLC, 2023

Acted for Atlas Holdings LLC in its acquisition of Resolute FP Canada Inc.'s pulp, newsprint, and directory paper mill operations in Thunder Bay, Ontario. 

GreenV B.V., 2023

Acted for Green V B.V. in its acquisition of JV Energy Solutions Inc., a provider of customer-specific heating, electrical engineering and insulation for the greenhouse horticulture industry.

Russel Metals Inc., 2023

Acting for Russel Metals Inc. in its C$225-million acquisition of seven service centers from Samuel, Son & Co., five of which are located in Western Canada and two in the United States.

Recochem, 2023

Acting as counsel to Recochem management in the acquisition of H.I.G portfolio company Recochem by funds managed by CapVest. 

Groupe Legault / JE Mondou Ltée, 2023

Acted for Legault Group in its joint venture with Groupe Montoni relating to the construction of a nearly 400,000 square feet automated distribution centre as part of the final phase of the Mascouche CentrOparc business district. The facility, which represents an investment of over $90 million, will be owned equally by the partners and will used to service the Mondou chain of pet supply stores.

HID Global Corporation, 2023

Acted for HID Global, a subsidiary of Swedish conglomerate Assa Abloy, in its acquisition of Vancouver-based Guard RFID Solutions, a manufacturer of real-time location systems used in healthcare environments. 

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, 2023

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and CDP Financial Inc. with the reopening of the series 15 offering by CDP Financial of US$350 million of senior notes due in 2025 under its Senior Notes Program.