Elise Beauregard

Partner

Elise Beauregard

Elise Beauregard

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 2009

Clients know Elise as an insightful practitioner who immerses herself in their business issues.

Elise advises clients on the sale and purchase of large multi-residential complexes and commercial buildings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and related financing. She has experience in investment fund formation and other complex investment structures. Clients in a broad range of industries – including retail, real estate, infrastructure and clean tech – value Elise for her versatility and her commitment to excellence.

Elise is a member of the Brigade Arts Affairs de Montréal “375 Cadeau” committee, raising funds for a public art project to honour Montréal’s 375th anniversary.

Elise Beauregard

Partner

Clients know Elise as an insightful practitioner who immerses herself in their business issues.

Elise advises clients on the sale and purchase of large multi-residential complexes and commercial buildings, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and related financing. She has experience in investment fund formation and other complex investment structures. Clients in a broad range of industries – including retail, real estate, infrastructure and clean tech – value Elise for her versatility and her commitment to excellence.

Elise is a member of the Brigade Arts Affairs de Montréal “375 Cadeau” committee, raising funds for a public art project to honour Montréal’s 375th anniversary.

eStruxture Holdings Inc.

Acted for eStruxture Holdings Inc., a new network and cloud-neutral data centre operator based in Montréal, in connection with the creation of its new platform and its initial $80-million capital raising led by Canderel and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec.

Grifaldo L.P.

Acting for Grifaldo L.P. in connection with the $82-million secured credit facilities to finance the construction of Arbora Griffintown, a mixed-use complex of over 430 residential condominium and rental apartment units, as well as retail/commercial and underground parking spaces in a prime location in Griffintown, Montréal.

La Coop fédérée

Acted for La Coop fédérée in connection with the combination of its Sonic division with Groupe Filgo for the purpose of merging their energy products distribution activities and their service stations operations.

SRB Co.

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Claridge in connection with the formation of Claridge Israel L.P., an investment fund dedicated to investments in Israel's civil technology and innovation sectors.

National Bank Financial Inc.

Acted for National Bank Financial Inc. and a syndicate of agents on a $600 million aggregate private placement by Metro Inc. of 3.20% Series C Senior Unsecured Notes due December 1, 2021 and 5.03% Series D Senior Unsecured Notes due December 1, 2044.

Newforma, Inc.

Acted for Newforma, Inc. and Newforma Canada ULC, a project information management (PIM) software company transforming building and infrastructure project delivery based in Manchester, New Hampshire, in connection with its acquisition of all the assets of Smart-Use Softwares Inc., the Montréal developer of an innovative, touch-friendly mobile platform for construction project collaboration.

Hydro-Québec Pension Fund

Acted for Grifdor Holdings Inc. and Hydro-Québec Pension Fund in connection with the joint venture acquisition of lands and development of over 430 residential condominium units as well as rental housing units and retail commercial spaces in a prime location in Griffintown, Montréal, with LSR Gestdev Inc. and Sotramont Griffintown Inc. as developer and construction manager respectively, valued at $133 million dollars.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with the closing of the re-opening of its offering of 4.941% Series 4 senior unsecured debentures due July 27, 2020 in the principal amount of $100 million.

Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc.

Acted for Industrial Alliance Insurance and Financial Services Inc. in connection with the acquisition from Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ of a 50% interest in the Place Québec immovable complex located at 900 and 1050 René-Lévesque boulevard East and 880 Honoré-Mercier in Québec City, and in connection with a mixed-use development project comprising commercial and office spaces and residential condominium units.

Canadian Tire Real Estate Limited

Acted for Canadian Tire Corporation and Canadian Tire Real Estate Limited in connection with the structure of the newly created CT REIT and the transfer of the properties located in Québec with a value of approximately $875 million into CT REIT.

New Look Eyewear Inc.

Acted for New Look Vision Group Inc. in connection with its acquisition of all the assets and business of Vogue Optical Inc. New Look financed the acquisition through new credit facilities and the private placement of subscription receipts.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its offering of series 5 floating rate senior unsecured debentures due October 9, 2015 in the principal amount of $250 million.

Groupe Prével

Acted for Placements Cambridge Inc., a joint venture between Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ and Groupe Prével, in connection with the sale of "Le Cambridge", a prestigious seniors residence located in Pointe-Claire, Québec, to Gestion Réseau Sélection Inc. in partnership with Revera Inc.

Cycle Capital Management Inc.

Acted for Cycle Capital Management Inc. in connection with the formation of Cycle Capital Fund III, L.P., a $108-million clean tech venture capital fund.

National Bank Financial Inc.

Acted for the syndicate of underwriters led by National Bank Financial Inc. in connection with an issuance by Videotron Ltd. of a $400-million aggregate principal amount of senior notes offering due 2025.

Hard Candy Fitness (Toronto) GP

Acted for Hard Candy Fitness (Toronto) GP in connection with the negotiation and execution of a construction contract for the first Hard Candy spa in Canada, located in Toronto.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its acquisition of a portfolio of 18 industrial properties primarily located on the South Shore of Montréal and one office property located in Montréal for a purchase price of $149.8 million.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with the closing of the re-opening of its 4.23% Series 2 senior unsecured debentures due December 4, 2019 in the principal amount of $100 million.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its redemption of its Series A 6.30% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures maturing on June 30, 2014 and the filling of a preliminary short form base shelf prospectus with the securities regulatory authorities in each of the provinces and territories of Canada regarding issue of debt securities having an offer price of up to $750 million.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust, representing the German fund Degi International, in connection with the acquisition by Morguard Real Estate Investment Trust of all of the issued and outstanding units of Degi Homburg Harris Limited Partnership, holder of a 100 per cent freehold interest in Penn West Plaza, a two-tower office property in Calgary, pursuant to purchase agreements with Degi International.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $200-million offering of 4.23% senior unsecured debentures.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $125-million public offering of Series 1 unsecured debentures due June 2017.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $276-million offering of trust units on a bought deal basis.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $697-million acquisition of 68 office and industrial properties in Montréal and Ottawa from GE Capital Real Estate.

3Ci Inc.

Acted for 3Ci Inc. in connection with the sale of its assets in the Murdochville Wind Farm Project to EDF EN Canada Development Inc.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $150-million public offering of units.

Mediabiz International Inc.

Acted for Mediabiz International Inc. in connection with the establishment of Mediabiz Capital Canada L.P.'s investment fund dedicated to project funding in the area of audiovisual products.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its unsolicited takeover bid for Canmarc Real Estate Investment Trust, valued at approximately $904 million.

IOU Financial Inc.

Acted for IOU Financial Inc. in connection with a share exchange agreement in which MCO Capital Inc. has agreed to acquire from the shareholders of IOU Central Inc. and IOU Central Inc. (Delaware) all of the issued and outstanding shares of IOU Central Inc. and IOU Central Inc. (Delaware).

CDP Capital

Acted for CDP Capital in connection with its sale of private equity interests in a number of tier-I private equity funds to a group of 4 separate buyers of secondary private equity fund interests.

3Ci Inc.

Acted for 3Ci Inc. in connection with its sale of Des Moulins 156MW Wind Farm to Invenergy Wind Canada ULC.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $107.2-million public offering.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with its $143.75-million offering.

Eurocopter Holding SAS

Acted for Eurocopter Holding SAS, a subsidiary of European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company EADS N.V., in connection with its acquisition of Vector Aerospace Corporation in a transaction valued at $635 million by way of a takeover bid.

Rogers Sugar Income Fund

Acted for Rogers Sugar Income Fund and Rogers Sugar Inc. in the conversion of Rogers Sugar Income Fund to a corporate structure by way of plan of arrangement.

Corus Entertainment

Acted for Corus Entertainment in the environmental aspects of the sale of regional radio stations and related antenna equipment in the Province of Québec.

Corus Entertainment Inc.

Acted for Corus Entertainment Inc. on the sale of its Québec radio stations to Cogeco Inc. in a deal valued at $80 million.

3Ci Inc.

Acted for 3Ci Inc. in connection with the development and sale of a 156MW wind power project named Des Moulins Wind Farm located in the Thetford Mines region. The development of the project started in 2008 and continued until the sale of the project.

Bulletin

Québec Cap-and-Trade System: Important Deadlines for Regulated Emitters

Aug. 19, 2015 - Under Québec’s cap-and-trade system, regulated emitters have until November 1, 2015, to ensure that their verified emissions do not exceed their greenhouse gas (GHG) emission allowances. Failure by regulated entities to cover their GHG emissions with a sufficient number of emission units can result...

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Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Important Provincial Initiatives

July 06, 2015 - Québec’s Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and the Fight Against Climate Change and Alberta’s Minister of Environment and Parks have both recently announced amendments to provincial regulations on greenhouse gas emissions. Québec Changes to the Québec regulation the Cap-and-Trade...

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Women on Boards and in Senior Management: Final Disclosure Rules Released

Oct. 15, 2014 - On October 15, 2014, the securities regulatory authorities of Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Québec and Saskatchewan (the participating jurisdictions) announced the final amendments to National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of...

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2009

Education

Université Laval, LLB (International Profile), 2007

Community Involvement

Brigade Arts Affaires de Montréal, Cadeau pour le 375e de la ville de Montréal