Jonathan Godin

Associate

Jonathan Godin

Jonathan Godin

Associate

Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 2019

Jonathan is developing a diverse corporate practice.

He has assisted on a variety of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters.

In 2018, Jonathan was seconded to The Aldo Group through our Student Secondment Program.

Jonathan Godin

Associate

Jonathan is developing a diverse corporate practice.

He has assisted on a variety of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters.

In 2018, Jonathan was seconded to The Aldo Group through our Student Secondment Program.

Novacap Management and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Acted for various funds managed by Novacap Management Inc. (as selling shareholders) and for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in connection with the US$833-million initial public offering and concurrent private placement of Nuvei Corporation, representing the largest technology IPO, by both equity capital raised and market capitalization at the time of listing, in TSX history.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in its private placement of $150 million of 5.95% Series 12 senior unsecured debentures due May 5, 2025.

BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of agents co-led by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in connection with the offering by Metro Inc. of $400 million aggregate principal amount of Series I, 3.413% senior unsecured notes due February 28, 2050.

Driven Brands Inc.

Acted for Roark Capital-backed Driven Brands Inc. in its acquisition of Clairus Canada Group, a major automotive parts, windshield repair and claims management business based in Québec.

TD Securities Inc.

Acted for TD Securities Inc. and a syndicate of underwriters in a $800-million offering of Videotron Ltd.'s 4.5% senior notes due 2030.

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.

Corob North America, Inc.

Acted for Corob North America, Inc. in its acquisition of all the shares of Novaflow Systems Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacturing of automated dispensing and batching systems.

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

Acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in connection with (1) its acquisition of, by way of merger, the Texas-based gas-and-convenience-store chain CST Brands, Inc., valued at approximately US$4.4 billion; and (2) Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.'s subsequent sale of a portion of CST Brands, Inc.'s Canadian assets to Parkland Fuel Corporation for approximately US$750 million, subject to adjustments.

Bulletin

Canada Commercial Rent Assistance Program: Details and Practical Considerations

June 05, 2020 - The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has begun accepting applications for the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (CECRA) for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, a program that had initially been announced on April 29. The program involves a two-step...

McGill University—L. Yves Fortier Scholarship (2015)

Saint Mary’s University—Gold Medal (2015)

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2019

Education

McGill University, BCL/LLB, 2019
Université Grenoble-Alpes (Law Exchange Program), 2018
Saint Mary’s University, BA (Hons) (Economics and Criminology) (Dean’s List) , 2015

Jonathan is developing a diverse corporate practice.

He has assisted on a variety of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions and other corporate matters.

In 2018, Jonathan was seconded to The Aldo Group through our Student Secondment Program.

Novacap Management and Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Acted for various funds managed by Novacap Management Inc. (as selling shareholders) and for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in connection with the US$833-million initial public offering and concurrent private placement of Nuvei Corporation, representing the largest technology IPO, by both equity capital raised and market capitalization at the time of listing, in TSX history.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in its private placement of $150 million of 5.95% Series 12 senior unsecured debentures due May 5, 2025.

BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of agents co-led by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc. in connection with the offering by Metro Inc. of $400 million aggregate principal amount of Series I, 3.413% senior unsecured notes due February 28, 2050.

Driven Brands Inc.

Acted for Roark Capital-backed Driven Brands Inc. in its acquisition of Clairus Canada Group, a major automotive parts, windshield repair and claims management business based in Québec.

TD Securities Inc.

Acted for TD Securities Inc. and a syndicate of underwriters in a $800-million offering of Videotron Ltd.'s 4.5% senior notes due 2030.

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.

Corob North America, Inc.

Acted for Corob North America, Inc. in its acquisition of all the shares of Novaflow Systems Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacturing of automated dispensing and batching systems.

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

Acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. in connection with (1) its acquisition of, by way of merger, the Texas-based gas-and-convenience-store chain CST Brands, Inc., valued at approximately US$4.4 billion; and (2) Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.'s subsequent sale of a portion of CST Brands, Inc.'s Canadian assets to Parkland Fuel Corporation for approximately US$750 million, subject to adjustments.

Bulletin

Canada Commercial Rent Assistance Program: Details and Practical Considerations

June 05, 2020 - The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) has begun accepting applications for the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (CECRA) for small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, a program that had initially been announced on April 29. The program involves a two-step...

McGill University—L. Yves Fortier Scholarship (2015)

Saint Mary’s University—Gold Medal (2015)

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2019

Education

McGill University, BCL/LLB, 2019
Université Grenoble-Alpes (Law Exchange Program), 2018
Saint Mary’s University, BA (Hons) (Economics and Criminology) (Dean’s List) , 2015