Talya Kornitzer

Associate

Talya Kornitzer

Talya Kornitzer

Associate

Expertise
Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 2019

Talya is developing a broad corporate practice.

She has assisted clients on a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings and other corporate matters.

Talya Kornitzer

Associate

Talya is developing a broad corporate practice.

She has assisted clients on a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings and other corporate matters.

Desjardins Securities Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Desjardins Securities Inc. and Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc. in Goodfood Market Corp.'s $40-million bought deal public offering of common shares including the full exercise of the over-allotment option by the underwriters.

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.

National Bank Financial Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by National Bank Financial Inc. and Desjardins Capital Markets in Goodfood Market Corp.'s $30 million public offering of convertible debentures.

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.

Canopy Growth Corporation

Acted for Canopy Growth Corporation in its acquisition of a majority stake in BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc., a leading producer of sports nutrition products.

Gelpac Inc. and Namakor Holdings

Acted for Namakor Holdings and its portfolio company Gelpac Inc., a Canadian leader of high-performance packaging solutions, in the strategic acquisition of WBC Extrusion Products, Inc., a U.S. specialty manufacturer of single-use blown polymer films.

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.

Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board

Acted for Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the sale of Carrefour de l'Estrie, one of the largest shopping centres in Québec, to an affiliate of Groupe Mach.

Bentley Systems, Incorporated

Acted for Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive infrastructure software solutions, in its acquisition of AIworx Inc., a Québec City based provider of machine learning and Internet of Things technologies and services.

Plusgrade L.P.

Acted for Plusgrade L.P. and its partners in the $200-million equity investment by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Plusgrade is a leading provider of revenue solutions to the travel industry, such as seat upgrades and other premium services, through its proprietary software platform.

Resolute Forest Products

Acted for Fibrek Recycling US Inc., a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products Inc., in the sale of its recycled bleached kraft pulp mill in Fairmont, West Virginia to ND Fairmont LLC, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited.

University of Pennsylvania Law School—Dean’s Scholarship Award

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2019

Education

University of Pennsylvania, LLM (with Distinction), 2018
McGill University, BCL/LLB (Dean’s List), 2016

Talya is developing a broad corporate practice.

She has assisted clients on a range of transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, financings and other corporate matters.

Desjardins Securities Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by Desjardins Securities Inc. and Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc. in Goodfood Market Corp.'s $40-million bought deal public offering of common shares including the full exercise of the over-allotment option by the underwriters.

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.

National Bank Financial Inc.

Acted for a syndicate of underwriters co-led by National Bank Financial Inc. and Desjardins Capital Markets in Goodfood Market Corp.'s $30 million public offering of convertible debentures.

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.

Canopy Growth Corporation

Acted for Canopy Growth Corporation in its acquisition of a majority stake in BioSteel Sports Nutrition Inc., a leading producer of sports nutrition products.

Gelpac Inc. and Namakor Holdings

Acted for Namakor Holdings and its portfolio company Gelpac Inc., a Canadian leader of high-performance packaging solutions, in the strategic acquisition of WBC Extrusion Products, Inc., a U.S. specialty manufacturer of single-use blown polymer films.

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.

Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. and Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board

Acted for Ivanhoé Cambridge Inc. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in the sale of Carrefour de l'Estrie, one of the largest shopping centres in Québec, to an affiliate of Groupe Mach.

Bentley Systems, Incorporated

Acted for Bentley Systems, Incorporated, a leading global provider of comprehensive infrastructure software solutions, in its acquisition of AIworx Inc., a Québec City based provider of machine learning and Internet of Things technologies and services.

Plusgrade L.P.

Acted for Plusgrade L.P. and its partners in the $200-million equity investment by Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec. Plusgrade is a leading provider of revenue solutions to the travel industry, such as seat upgrades and other premium services, through its proprietary software platform.

Resolute Forest Products

Acted for Fibrek Recycling US Inc., a subsidiary of Resolute Forest Products Inc., in the sale of its recycled bleached kraft pulp mill in Fairmont, West Virginia to ND Fairmont LLC, a subsidiary of Nine Dragons Paper (Holdings) Limited.

University of Pennsylvania Law School—Dean’s Scholarship Award

Bar Admissions

Québec, 2019

Education

University of Pennsylvania, LLM (with Distinction), 2018
McGill University, BCL/LLB (Dean’s List), 2016