Mylène Nadeau

Partner

Mylène Nadeau

Mylène Nadeau

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 2010

A resourceful, client-focused practitioner, Mylène advises on a diverse range of commercial real estate matters.

She regularly acts for some of Canada’s largest real estate investors, developers and pension funds in connection with complex commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, development projects and financings in both Canada and the U.S.

Mylène also assists Canadian and cross-border clients with their private mergers and acquisitions in a wide variety of industries.

Mylène was seconded to Davies’ New York office in the summer of 2015. She was also seconded in 2013 to the legal department of one of Canada’s largest pension funds, where she acted on real estate joint venture transactions.

Mylène Nadeau

Partner

A resourceful, client-focused practitioner, Mylène advises on a diverse range of commercial real estate matters.

She regularly acts for some of Canada’s largest real estate investors, developers and pension funds in connection with complex commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, development projects and financings in both Canada and the U.S.

Mylène also assists Canadian and cross-border clients with their private mergers and acquisitions in a wide variety of industries.

Mylène was seconded to Davies’ New York office in the summer of 2015. She was also seconded in 2013 to the legal department of one of Canada’s largest pension funds, where she acted on real estate joint venture transactions.

Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in the $268-million acquisition from Rockhill Apartments Inc. of a multi-residential rental property comprising 1,004 suites in Montréal, Québec. The REIT, which co-acquired the property with Investors Real Property Fund, is the asset and property manager for the co-tenancy and is earning fees for these services.

Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership

Acting for Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership in a joint venture in connection with Les Loges St-Nicolas, located in Lévis, on the south shore of Québec City. This ground-up development is expected to comprise 8 phases totalling 850 condo-style rental apartments for a development cost exceeding C$250 million.

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.

First Capital Realty Inc.

Acting for First Capital Realty Inc. in connection with the redevelopment, in multiple joint ventures, of Centre Commercial Wilderton, a mixed-use project for a major shopping complex in Montréal, which will include commercial spaces, a retirement residence and a residential tower.

First Capital Realty Inc.

Acting for First Capital Realty Inc. in the acquisition of the commercial portion of a substantial mixed-use project in downtown Montréal located at 1500 René Levesque.

First Capital Realty Inc.

Acted for First Capital Realty Inc. in the refinancing with an institutional lender of 5 commercial properties in Montréal and Québec.

Tour des Canadiens L.P.

Acted for the Tour des Canadiens L.P. in the sale of 1909 Taverne Moderne, a landmark retail asset. This is Canada's largest sports bar and restaurant with its three storeys representing an area of 25,174 square-feet.

Groupe Montoni / VSL Logistics Hub Limited Partnership

Acted for Groupe Montoni, in partnership with Montez Corporation and Lotus Real Estate Group, in the acquisition, from Sears Canada, of its distribution centre in the borough of Saint-Laurent, in Montréal, and the leaseback to Sears of a 1.6-million sq. ft. portion of the property.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in connection with an investment of $1.9 billion in SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. to finance a portion of the acquisition by SNC-Lavalin of all the share capital of WS Atkins plc. The Caisse's investment is structured as (i) a loan of $1.5 billion, secured by the value and cash flows of SNC-Lavalin's interest in the Highway 407 ETR project; and (ii) a subscription of approximately $400 million in subscription receipts of SNC-Lavalin.

Claridge IC Properties, LP

Acted for Claridge IC Properties, LP, an investment vehicle formed by Claridge Properties Ltd. and Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., in connection with its participation in various residential development projects, including the "Chartwell Le Prescott Residence," a new retirement residence in Vaudreuil-Dorion.

TeleTech Holdings, Inc.

Acted for TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of customer experience, engagement and growth solutions, in connection with its $59-million acquisition of Atelka Enterprise Inc., a Québec-based customer experience provider of services to leading Canadian telecom, logistics and entertainment companies.

Group of Leading Financial Institutions

Acted for a group of leading financial institutions in connection with the $1.25-billion refinancing for Air Canada. The group included TD Securities Inc., as representative of the initial purchasers of $200-million of Air Canada's 4.75% senior secured notes due 2023, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and lender under a new US$1.1-billion senior secured credit facility.

Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership

Acted for Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership, an investment vehicle formed by Claridge Properties Ltd. and Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., in connection with its participation in the "ESTuaire Condos", a residential development project planned in four phases of 54 condos each, in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal.

Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corporation in connection with the sale by its affiliates of co-ownership interests and partnership interests in a portfolio of 18 shopping centres located in Alberta and British Columbia to Anthem Properties Group Ltd. for $413 million dollars.

Resolute Forest Products Inc.

Acted for Resolute Forest Products Inc. in connection with the sale of the Laurentide paper mill to Société de développement de Shawinigan Inc.

Public Sector Pension Investment Board

Acted for Public Sector Pension Investment Board in connection with the acquisition by way of a joint venture with Henley Holding Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, of a 58 million square foot portfolio of core industrial properties held by investment funds owned and managed by Exeter Property Group for US $3.15 billion.

Groupe Trans-Inter Inc.

Acted for the GTI Group, a Montréal-based provider of specialty transport solutions, in connection with an investment by Novacap.

Confidential client

Acted for a large Canadian pension fund in connection with the sale of its interest in a portfolio of hotel and resort properties for a consideration of several hundred million dollars.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Acted for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in connection with the sale to Ivanhoé Cambridge of a 50% interest in Carrefour de l'Estrie shopping centre located in Sherbrooke, Québec, which is the largest shopping centre in Québec's Eastern Townships region, and the resulting joint venture.

InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with the sale of the Hotel Delta Centre-Ville (Montréal).

Yoplait France SAS

Acted for Yoplait France SAS, the second largest brand in fresh dairy products in the world, in connection with its acquisition of Québec-based Liberté Brand Products from its management and investment firms, Swander Pace Capital LLC and Roynat Capital Inc.

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2010

Education

Université de Sherbrooke, LLB (Dean’s List, Heenan Blaikie Award for Excellence in Labour Law), 2009
Université de la Réunion (France), 2008

Community Involvement

CREW M, Strategic Planning Committee

A resourceful, client-focused practitioner, Mylène advises on a diverse range of commercial real estate matters.

She regularly acts for some of Canada’s largest real estate investors, developers and pension funds in connection with complex commercial real estate acquisitions, dispositions, joint ventures, development projects and financings in both Canada and the U.S.

Mylène also assists Canadian and cross-border clients with their private mergers and acquisitions in a wide variety of industries.

Mylène was seconded to Davies’ New York office in the summer of 2015. She was also seconded in 2013 to the legal department of one of Canada’s largest pension funds, where she acted on real estate joint venture transactions.

Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Minto Apartment Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) in the $268-million acquisition from Rockhill Apartments Inc. of a multi-residential rental property comprising 1,004 suites in Montréal, Québec. The REIT, which co-acquired the property with Investors Real Property Fund, is the asset and property manager for the co-tenancy and is earning fees for these services.

Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership

Acting for Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership in a joint venture in connection with Les Loges St-Nicolas, located in Lévis, on the south shore of Québec City. This ground-up development is expected to comprise 8 phases totalling 850 condo-style rental apartments for a development cost exceeding C$250 million.

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.

First Capital Realty Inc.

Acting for First Capital Realty Inc. in connection with the redevelopment, in multiple joint ventures, of Centre Commercial Wilderton, a mixed-use project for a major shopping complex in Montréal, which will include commercial spaces, a retirement residence and a residential tower.

First Capital Realty Inc.

Acting for First Capital Realty Inc. in the acquisition of the commercial portion of a substantial mixed-use project in downtown Montréal located at 1500 René Levesque.

First Capital Realty Inc.

Acted for First Capital Realty Inc. in the refinancing with an institutional lender of 5 commercial properties in Montréal and Québec.

Tour des Canadiens L.P.

Acted for the Tour des Canadiens L.P. in the sale of 1909 Taverne Moderne, a landmark retail asset. This is Canada's largest sports bar and restaurant with its three storeys representing an area of 25,174 square-feet.

Groupe Montoni / VSL Logistics Hub Limited Partnership

Acted for Groupe Montoni, in partnership with Montez Corporation and Lotus Real Estate Group, in the acquisition, from Sears Canada, of its distribution centre in the borough of Saint-Laurent, in Montréal, and the leaseback to Sears of a 1.6-million sq. ft. portion of the property.

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec

Acted for Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec in connection with an investment of $1.9 billion in SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. to finance a portion of the acquisition by SNC-Lavalin of all the share capital of WS Atkins plc. The Caisse's investment is structured as (i) a loan of $1.5 billion, secured by the value and cash flows of SNC-Lavalin's interest in the Highway 407 ETR project; and (ii) a subscription of approximately $400 million in subscription receipts of SNC-Lavalin.

Claridge IC Properties, LP

Acted for Claridge IC Properties, LP, an investment vehicle formed by Claridge Properties Ltd. and Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., in connection with its participation in various residential development projects, including the "Chartwell Le Prescott Residence," a new retirement residence in Vaudreuil-Dorion.

TeleTech Holdings, Inc.

Acted for TeleTech Holdings, Inc., a leading global provider of customer experience, engagement and growth solutions, in connection with its $59-million acquisition of Atelka Enterprise Inc., a Québec-based customer experience provider of services to leading Canadian telecom, logistics and entertainment companies.

Group of Leading Financial Institutions

Acted for a group of leading financial institutions in connection with the $1.25-billion refinancing for Air Canada. The group included TD Securities Inc., as representative of the initial purchasers of $200-million of Air Canada's 4.75% senior secured notes due 2023, and JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent and lender under a new US$1.1-billion senior secured credit facility.

Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership

Acted for Claridge IC Properties, Limited Partnership, an investment vehicle formed by Claridge Properties Ltd. and Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc., in connection with its participation in the "ESTuaire Condos", a residential development project planned in four phases of 54 condos each, in Pointe-aux-Trembles, Montréal.

Kimco Realty Corporation

Acted for Kimco Realty Corporation in connection with the sale by its affiliates of co-ownership interests and partnership interests in a portfolio of 18 shopping centres located in Alberta and British Columbia to Anthem Properties Group Ltd. for $413 million dollars.

Resolute Forest Products Inc.

Acted for Resolute Forest Products Inc. in connection with the sale of the Laurentide paper mill to Société de développement de Shawinigan Inc.

Public Sector Pension Investment Board

Acted for Public Sector Pension Investment Board in connection with the acquisition by way of a joint venture with Henley Holding Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, of a 58 million square foot portfolio of core industrial properties held by investment funds owned and managed by Exeter Property Group for US $3.15 billion.

Groupe Trans-Inter Inc.

Acted for the GTI Group, a Montréal-based provider of specialty transport solutions, in connection with an investment by Novacap.

Confidential client

Acted for a large Canadian pension fund in connection with the sale of its interest in a portfolio of hotel and resort properties for a consideration of several hundred million dollars.

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board

Acted for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in connection with the sale to Ivanhoé Cambridge of a 50% interest in Carrefour de l'Estrie shopping centre located in Sherbrooke, Québec, which is the largest shopping centre in Québec's Eastern Townships region, and the resulting joint venture.

InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for InnVest Real Estate Investment Trust in connection with the sale of the Hotel Delta Centre-Ville (Montréal).

Yoplait France SAS

Acted for Yoplait France SAS, the second largest brand in fresh dairy products in the world, in connection with its acquisition of Québec-based Liberté Brand Products from its management and investment firms, Swander Pace Capital LLC and Roynat Capital Inc.

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2010

Education

Université de Sherbrooke, LLB (Dean’s List, Heenan Blaikie Award for Excellence in Labour Law), 2009
Université de la Réunion (France), 2008

Community Involvement

CREW M, Strategic Planning Committee