Élodie Fon

Associate

Élodie Fon

Élodie Fon

Associate

Élodie is developing a wide-ranging corporate practice.

She assists clients on various real estate development projects, private equity investment transactions and corporate reorganizations.

Having studied law in Canada, Israel and China, Élodie brings an international perspective to her work.

Élodie Fon

Associate

Élodie is developing a wide-ranging corporate practice.

She assists clients on various real estate development projects, private equity investment transactions and corporate reorganizations.

Having studied law in Canada, Israel and China, Élodie brings an international perspective to her work.

GNR Québec Capital L.P

Acted for GNR Québec Capital L.P. in the creation of an investment fund managed and funded by Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec and Xebec Adsorption Inc. with an initial capitalization of $20 million and that aims to increase renewable natural gas production in Québec by developing and operating efficient facilities to treat organic waste.

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, Tour Des Canadien 3 LP and Tour TDC Developments Inc.

Acted for The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, Tour Des Canadiens 3 LP and Tour TDC Developments Inc. in connection with the construction financing relating to the development and construction of the project known as Tour des Canadiens 3, a 55-storey condominium comprising 574 residential units.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Business Development Bank of Canada

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Business Development Bank of Canada regarding Portag3 Ventures, an early-stage investor initially formed to establish a leading, interconnected fintech ecosystem, operating in Toronto, Montréal, New York and Singapore.

Novacap Management Inc.

Acting for Novacap Management Inc. in the formation and fundraising of Novacap Financial Services I a $500-million private equity fund which invests in the financial services sector.

Novacap Management Inc.

Acted for Novacap Management Inc. in its fundraising and equity raise for Nuvei, a leading global payment technology provider valued at US$2 billion. The equity financing raised US$270 million with investments from several major Canadian institutional investors.

PSP Investments

Acted as lead counsel for PSP Investments in (i) its sale to TCorp of a 49% undivided ownership interest in eight hydroelectric generating facilities located on the Abitibi, Seine, Rainy and Winnipeg rivers in the province of Ontario and the Raft Lake, Kettle Falls and Squirrel Falls control dams and 140 km of transmission lines and control systems for these generating facilities, and (ii) the negotiation of the management and co-ownership agreements between the partners.

New Look Vision Group

Acting for New Look Vision Group in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Miami-based Coco Lunette Holding, LLC, which carries on business principally under the Edward Beiner banner, a retailer known for its unique and original designer eyewear, with a strong presence in key premium markets across 12 locations in Florida.

Novacap Management Inc.

Acted for Novacap Management Inc. in the formation and fundraising of Novacap Industries V, L.P. and Novacap International Industries V, L.P. Novacap Industries V is a $940-million private equity fund that invests in companies with strong growth potential in the industrial and manufacturing sectors as well as in service and distribution in the North American middle market.

Trivest Partners L.P.

Acted for Trivest Partners L.P., a U.S. private equity firm focused exclusively on mid-market founder- and family-owned businesses, in its add-on acquisition of Total Power Limited, a Canadian provider of generators and climate control systems operating in Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta. The purchase was financed through various arrangements, including equity contributions and an increase in Trivest's senior secured facility with its bank syndicate.

eStruxture Holdings Inc.

Acted for eStruxture Data Centers in the acquisition of Shaw's Calgary-1 data centre, by way of an asset purchase.

Power Energy Corporation

Acted for Power Energy Corporation in its acquisition of Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC, a leading U.S. solar developer and asset manager, from management and Virgo Investment Group.

Claridge Real Estate Inc.

Acted for Claridge Real Estate Inc. in the acquisition and redevelopment of 2 buildings comprising 426 residential rental units and ancillary commercial property, in Toronto (Ontario), in joint venture with Reserve Properties and Palomino Capital.

Cycle Capital Management (CCM) Inc.

Acted for Cycle Capital Management (CCM) Inc. in the formation of a $300 million fund which will invest in clean tech companies at the commercialization stage.

Claridge Real Estate Inc.

Acted for Claridge Real Estate Inc. in the acquisition of a 95 acre site in Ottawa (Ontario), and the development thereon of a multi-use project including 647 single family and townhouse lots, a 230 residential project, a school site and public parks, in joint venture with Regional Group and Palomino Capital.

Claridge IC Properties 2, Limited Partnership

Acted for Claridge IC Properties 2, Limited Partnership in the acquisition and redevelopment of an approximately C$50 million residential project in downtown Montreal on an 11,350 square foot property, in joint venture with Omnia Technologies Inc.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in (i) the sale of Knowlton Development Corporation's shares to a group of investors, including HarbourVest Partners, LLC, led by Cornell Capital LLC; and (ii) the rollover of CDPQ's shares and additional investment therein.

Brivia Group

Acted for Brivia Group in the development and financing of NEST Condos, an 11-storey building in downtown Montréal offering 97 residential condominiums and commercial spaces.

Stingray Group Inc.

Acted for Stingray Group Inc. in its $506-million acquisition of Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited, one of Canada's leading radio broadcasters with 101 licences (82 FM and 19 AM) across Canada, and the financing of this acquisition, which included $450 million of new credit facilities and $138 million of equity, comprising a $83-million bought deal offering of subscription receipts, a $40-million private placement of subscription receipts to the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, and $15 million from the exercise of pre-emption rights from the Boyko Group.

Claridge Inc.

Acted for Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership, with the development, in its joint venture with Pur Immobilia, of the Lum Pur Fleuve project in Brossard, on Montréal's South Shore.

Airbus SE

Acted as co-counsel to Airbus SE, a European leader providing tanker, combat and transport aircraft, as well as a global leader in aeronautic, space and related services, in its divestiture of Vector Aerospace Holding SAS to StandardAero Aviation Holdings, Inc.

Université de Montréal – De Granpré Chait Corporate Law Price (2015); Joseph Blain Initiation to Legal Research Prize (2015); Borden Ladner Gervais Professional and Academic Excellence Award (2014); Wilson & Lafleur Prize Award for Excellence in Civil Law (2014)

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2018

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2017
Université de Montréal, BCL (Dean’s Honour List), 2013-2016
John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, BA (Commerce), 2013

Élodie is developing a wide-ranging corporate practice.

She assists clients on various real estate development projects, private equity investment transactions and corporate reorganizations.

Having studied law in Canada, Israel and China, Élodie brings an international perspective to her work.

GNR Québec Capital L.P

Acted for GNR Québec Capital L.P. in the creation of an investment fund managed and funded by Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec and Xebec Adsorption Inc. with an initial capitalization of $20 million and that aims to increase renewable natural gas production in Québec by developing and operating efficient facilities to treat organic waste.

The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, Tour Des Canadien 3 LP and Tour TDC Developments Inc.

Acted for The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited, Tour Des Canadiens 3 LP and Tour TDC Developments Inc. in connection with the construction financing relating to the development and construction of the project known as Tour des Canadiens 3, a 55-storey condominium comprising 574 residential units.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Business Development Bank of Canada

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Business Development Bank of Canada regarding Portag3 Ventures, an early-stage investor initially formed to establish a leading, interconnected fintech ecosystem, operating in Toronto, Montréal, New York and Singapore.

Novacap Management Inc.

Acting for Novacap Management Inc. in the formation and fundraising of Novacap Financial Services I a $500-million private equity fund which invests in the financial services sector.

Novacap Management Inc.

Acted for Novacap Management Inc. in its fundraising and equity raise for Nuvei, a leading global payment technology provider valued at US$2 billion. The equity financing raised US$270 million with investments from several major Canadian institutional investors.

PSP Investments

Acted as lead counsel for PSP Investments in (i) its sale to TCorp of a 49% undivided ownership interest in eight hydroelectric generating facilities located on the Abitibi, Seine, Rainy and Winnipeg rivers in the province of Ontario and the Raft Lake, Kettle Falls and Squirrel Falls control dams and 140 km of transmission lines and control systems for these generating facilities, and (ii) the negotiation of the management and co-ownership agreements between the partners.

New Look Vision Group

Acting for New Look Vision Group in its acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Miami-based Coco Lunette Holding, LLC, which carries on business principally under the Edward Beiner banner, a retailer known for its unique and original designer eyewear, with a strong presence in key premium markets across 12 locations in Florida.

Novacap Management Inc.

Acted for Novacap Management Inc. in the formation and fundraising of Novacap Industries V, L.P. and Novacap International Industries V, L.P. Novacap Industries V is a $940-million private equity fund that invests in companies with strong growth potential in the industrial and manufacturing sectors as well as in service and distribution in the North American middle market.

Trivest Partners L.P.

Acted for Trivest Partners L.P., a U.S. private equity firm focused exclusively on mid-market founder- and family-owned businesses, in its add-on acquisition of Total Power Limited, a Canadian provider of generators and climate control systems operating in Ontario, British Columbia and Alberta. The purchase was financed through various arrangements, including equity contributions and an increase in Trivest's senior secured facility with its bank syndicate.

eStruxture Holdings Inc.

Acted for eStruxture Data Centers in the acquisition of Shaw's Calgary-1 data centre, by way of an asset purchase.

Power Energy Corporation

Acted for Power Energy Corporation in its acquisition of Nautilus Solar Energy, LLC, a leading U.S. solar developer and asset manager, from management and Virgo Investment Group.

Claridge Real Estate Inc.

Acted for Claridge Real Estate Inc. in the acquisition and redevelopment of 2 buildings comprising 426 residential rental units and ancillary commercial property, in Toronto (Ontario), in joint venture with Reserve Properties and Palomino Capital.

Cycle Capital Management (CCM) Inc.

Acted for Cycle Capital Management (CCM) Inc. in the formation of a $300 million fund which will invest in clean tech companies at the commercialization stage.

Claridge Real Estate Inc.

Acted for Claridge Real Estate Inc. in the acquisition of a 95 acre site in Ottawa (Ontario), and the development thereon of a multi-use project including 647 single family and townhouse lots, a 230 residential project, a school site and public parks, in joint venture with Regional Group and Palomino Capital.

Claridge IC Properties 2, Limited Partnership

Acted for Claridge IC Properties 2, Limited Partnership in the acquisition and redevelopment of an approximately C$50 million residential project in downtown Montreal on an 11,350 square foot property, in joint venture with Omnia Technologies Inc.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) in (i) the sale of Knowlton Development Corporation's shares to a group of investors, including HarbourVest Partners, LLC, led by Cornell Capital LLC; and (ii) the rollover of CDPQ's shares and additional investment therein.

Brivia Group

Acted for Brivia Group in the development and financing of NEST Condos, an 11-storey building in downtown Montréal offering 97 residential condominiums and commercial spaces.

Stingray Group Inc.

Acted for Stingray Group Inc. in its $506-million acquisition of Newfoundland Capital Corporation Limited, one of Canada's leading radio broadcasters with 101 licences (82 FM and 19 AM) across Canada, and the financing of this acquisition, which included $450 million of new credit facilities and $138 million of equity, comprising a $83-million bought deal offering of subscription receipts, a $40-million private placement of subscription receipts to the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, and $15 million from the exercise of pre-emption rights from the Boyko Group.

Claridge Inc.

Acted for Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership, with the development, in its joint venture with Pur Immobilia, of the Lum Pur Fleuve project in Brossard, on Montréal's South Shore.

Airbus SE

Acted as co-counsel to Airbus SE, a European leader providing tanker, combat and transport aircraft, as well as a global leader in aeronautic, space and related services, in its divestiture of Vector Aerospace Holding SAS to StandardAero Aviation Holdings, Inc.

Université de Montréal – De Granpré Chait Corporate Law Price (2015); Joseph Blain Initiation to Legal Research Prize (2015); Borden Ladner Gervais Professional and Academic Excellence Award (2014); Wilson & Lafleur Prize Award for Excellence in Civil Law (2014)

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2018

Education

Osgoode Hall Law School, JD, 2017
Université de Montréal, BCL (Dean’s Honour List), 2013-2016
John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, BA (Commerce), 2013