Julia Knafo

Associate

Julia Knafo

Julia Knafo

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Ontario, 2020
    Québec, 2019

Julia is developing a diverse corporate practice.

She has assisted clients on a variety of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate and other corporate matters.

Julia Knafo

Associate

Julia is developing a diverse corporate practice.

She has assisted clients on a variety of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate and other corporate matters.

Alstom S.A.

Acting as Canadian counsel to Alstom S.A. in its US$8.2-billion strategic acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.

Brand Industrial Services, Inc.

Acting for BrandSafway, a global leader providing a broad range of solutions to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure markets, in its acquisition of AGF Access Group, Inc.

Teneo

Acted for Teneo in its acquisition of Hatley Strategy Advisors, a leading strategic communications and corporate advisory firm based in Montréal, Canada.

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.

Knight Therapeutics Inc.

Acting for Knight Therapeutics Inc. in its transformative acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Biotoscana Investments S.A., a Luxembourg company listed on the Brazilian stock exchange, for an expected aggregate purchase price of $369 million.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in the establishment of a $400-million unsecured credit facility and a $300-million secured credit facility with a syndicate of lenders co-led by National Bank Financial and BMO Capital Markets.

Université de Montréal—Léonard Ovide Hétu Award (2017); Bohémier-Ferland Award (2018)

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2020
Québec, 2019

Education

Université de Montréal, JD, 2018
Université de Montréal, BCL/LLB (Dean’s Honours’ List), 2017

Julia is developing a diverse corporate practice.

She has assisted clients on a variety of transactions, including private and public mergers and acquisitions, commercial real estate and other corporate matters.

Alstom S.A.

Acting as Canadian counsel to Alstom S.A. in its US$8.2-billion strategic acquisition of Bombardier Transportation.

Brand Industrial Services, Inc.

Acting for BrandSafway, a global leader providing a broad range of solutions to the industrial, commercial and infrastructure markets, in its acquisition of AGF Access Group, Inc.

Teneo

Acted for Teneo in its acquisition of Hatley Strategy Advisors, a leading strategic communications and corporate advisory firm based in Montréal, Canada.

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.

Knight Therapeutics Inc.

Acting for Knight Therapeutics Inc. in its transformative acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Biotoscana Investments S.A., a Luxembourg company listed on the Brazilian stock exchange, for an expected aggregate purchase price of $369 million.

Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust in the establishment of a $400-million unsecured credit facility and a $300-million secured credit facility with a syndicate of lenders co-led by National Bank Financial and BMO Capital Markets.

Université de Montréal—Léonard Ovide Hétu Award (2017); Bohémier-Ferland Award (2018)

Bar Admissions

Ontario, 2020
Québec, 2019

Education

Université de Montréal, JD, 2018
Université de Montréal, BCL/LLB (Dean’s Honours’ List), 2017