Marie-Andrée Latreille

Partner

Marie-Andrée Latreille

Marie-Andrée Latreille

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 1983

Business-minded and thorough, Marie-Andrée is an expert in federal and provincial corporate law pertaining to corporations, organizations and partnerships.

She advises both clients and colleagues on matters relating to legal persons, partnerships and not-for-profit organizations. She also assists them in complex due diligence matters in mergers and acquisitions. As head of Corporate Services in Montréal, Marie-Andrée oversees and manages the team that maintains our clients’ corporate records.

Marie-Andrée plays a key role in many of our most complex transactions, contributing her expertise to the planning, structuring and implementation of commercial transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate and tax reorganizations.

She assists counsel in other jurisdictions on matters of Québec law, particularly in the areas of corporate procedures, mergers and acquisitions, and reorganizations.

Marie-Andrée does pro bono work for the Trevor William Kids Foundation, assisting youth through sports, education and mentoring.

Marie-Andrée Latreille

Partner

Business-minded and thorough, Marie-Andrée is an expert in federal and provincial corporate law pertaining to corporations, organizations and partnerships.

She advises both clients and colleagues on matters relating to legal persons, partnerships and not-for-profit organizations. She also assists them in complex due diligence matters in mergers and acquisitions. As head of Corporate Services in Montréal, Marie-Andrée oversees and manages the team that maintains our clients’ corporate records.

Marie-Andrée plays a key role in many of our most complex transactions, contributing her expertise to the planning, structuring and implementation of commercial transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate and tax reorganizations.

She assists counsel in other jurisdictions on matters of Québec law, particularly in the areas of corporate procedures, mergers and acquisitions, and reorganizations.

Marie-Andrée does pro bono work for the Trevor William Kids Foundation, assisting youth through sports, education and mentoring.

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Sequoia Capital

Acted as Canadian counsel to Sequoia Capital in a minority investment in SSENSE, a Montréal-based fashion e-commerce retailer, giving the company a post-money enterprise value of over $5 billion. This is the first round of external funding in the company's 18-year history.

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Plusgrade L.P.

Acted for Plusgrade L.P. and its partners in connection with an investment by Boston-based private equity firm TA Associates and related financing. 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.

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The Molson Brothers

Acted as counsel to the Molson brothers, Geoff, Andrew and Justin, in connection with the acquisition of the Montréal Canadiens Hockey Club by the investment group led by the Molson brothers. This transaction is considered to be one of the most significant acquisitions ever completed in professional sports in North America. The transaction also included the purchase of the Montréal Bell Centre and the Gillett Entertainment Group.

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Time Inc.

Acted as Canadian counsel for Time Inc. in its acquisition of QSP, Inc., in the United States, and Quality Service Products Inc., in Canada, from The Readers Digest Association Inc. in a transaction valued at US$110 million.

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S. Rossy Inc. and Dollar A.M.A. Inc.

Acted for Montréal-based S. Rossy Inc. and Dollar A.M.A. Inc. in regard to Dollarama L.P. acquiring a majority position in the Dollarama business of S. Rossy and Dollar A.M.A., with the founders and management retaining a substantial stake.

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Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

Acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. on its acquisition of The Circle K Corp. in a transaction valued at $1.06 billion.

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Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. and SFK Pulp Fund

Acted for Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. (now known as Resolute Forest Products) and SFK Pulp Fund in connection with their initial public offering of $444 million of trust units of SFK Pulp Fund and a $125-million credit facility in favour of the Fund.

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Alexis Nihon Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Alexis Nihon Real Estate Investment Trust in the initial public offering of $85 million of trust units.

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Six Flags, Inc.

Acted for Six Flags, Inc. in regard to its acquisition of La Ronde Amusement Park in Montréal for an amount of $30 million and related commitment to invest an additional $90 million.

Speaking Engagement
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Barreau du Québec, Recent Developments in Business Law ‒ 2021 Seminar; Montréal, QC

Nov. 05, 2021

Bulletin
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Québec Enacts New Corporate Transparency Rules

Aug. 16, 2021 - The National Assembly of Québec has assented to Bill 78, An Act mainly to improve the transparency of enterprises. As its name indicates, Bill 78 aims to increase the transparency of enterprises operating in Québec as part of a wave of international efforts directed at countering tax...

Speaking Engagement
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Barreau du Québec, Major Continuing Professional Development Events, “Panel sur la transparence corporative – Après le fédéral, Québec pourrait changer les règles du jeu!”; Webinar; February 11-12, 2021

Feb. 11, 2021

Speaking Engagement
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Barreau du Québec, Recent Developments in Business Law Conference, “Nouvelles exigences législatives canadiennes et québécoises”; Webinar

Nov. 06, 2020

Speaking Engagement
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Barreau du Québec, seminar, “Les développements récents en droit des affaires : Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur la dispense d’émetteur fermé sans jamais oser le demander”; Montréal, Québec

Oct. 20, 2017

Speaking Engagement
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Barreau du Québec, conference, “Recent Developments in Business Law: Where Should I Incorporate Myself?”; Montréal, QC

May 04, 2012

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The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Law

Bar Admissions
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Québec, 1983

Education
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Université de Montréal, LLB, 1982
Université de Montréal, BA (Political Science)

Community Involvement
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Trevor William Kids Foundation

Teaching Engagements
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Marie-Andrée has made presentations to the Québec Bar, in particular on law relating to legal persons. She taught a course within the Québec Bar’s continuing education program on jurisdiction shopping for legal persons. She also trains the firm’s students and stagiaires in corporate law.

Business-minded and thorough, Marie-Andrée is an expert in federal and provincial corporate law pertaining to corporations, organizations and partnerships.

She advises both clients and colleagues on matters relating to legal persons, partnerships and not-for-profit organizations. She also assists them in complex due diligence matters in mergers and acquisitions. As head of Corporate Services in Montréal, Marie-Andrée oversees and manages the team that maintains our clients’ corporate records.

Marie-Andrée plays a key role in many of our most complex transactions, contributing her expertise to the planning, structuring and implementation of commercial transactions, including public and private mergers and acquisitions, as well as corporate and tax reorganizations.

She assists counsel in other jurisdictions on matters of Québec law, particularly in the areas of corporate procedures, mergers and acquisitions, and reorganizations.

Marie-Andrée does pro bono work for the Trevor William Kids Foundation, assisting youth through sports, education and mentoring.

Sequoia Capital

Acted as Canadian counsel to Sequoia Capital in a minority investment in SSENSE, a Montréal-based fashion e-commerce retailer, giving the company a post-money enterprise value of over $5 billion. This is the first round of external funding in the company's 18-year history.

Plusgrade L.P.

Acted for Plusgrade L.P. and its partners in connection with an investment by Boston-based private equity firm TA Associates and related financing. 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.

The Molson Brothers

Acted as counsel to the Molson brothers, Geoff, Andrew and Justin, in connection with the acquisition of the Montréal Canadiens Hockey Club by the investment group led by the Molson brothers. This transaction is considered to be one of the most significant acquisitions ever completed in professional sports in North America. The transaction also included the purchase of the Montréal Bell Centre and the Gillett Entertainment Group.

Time Inc.

Acted as Canadian counsel for Time Inc. in its acquisition of QSP, Inc., in the United States, and Quality Service Products Inc., in Canada, from The Readers Digest Association Inc. in a transaction valued at US$110 million.

S. Rossy Inc. and Dollar A.M.A. Inc.

Acted for Montréal-based S. Rossy Inc. and Dollar A.M.A. Inc. in regard to Dollarama L.P. acquiring a majority position in the Dollarama business of S. Rossy and Dollar A.M.A., with the founders and management retaining a substantial stake.

Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.

Acted for Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. on its acquisition of The Circle K Corp. in a transaction valued at $1.06 billion.

Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. and SFK Pulp Fund

Acted for Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. (now known as Resolute Forest Products) and SFK Pulp Fund in connection with their initial public offering of $444 million of trust units of SFK Pulp Fund and a $125-million credit facility in favour of the Fund.

Alexis Nihon Real Estate Investment Trust

Acted for Alexis Nihon Real Estate Investment Trust in the initial public offering of $85 million of trust units.

Six Flags, Inc.

Acted for Six Flags, Inc. in regard to its acquisition of La Ronde Amusement Park in Montréal for an amount of $30 million and related commitment to invest an additional $90 million.

Speaking Engagement

Barreau du Québec, Recent Developments in Business Law ‒ 2021 Seminar; Montréal, QC

Nov. 05, 2021

Bulletin

Québec Enacts New Corporate Transparency Rules

Aug. 16, 2021 - The National Assembly of Québec has assented to Bill 78, An Act mainly to improve the transparency of enterprises. As its name indicates, Bill 78 aims to increase the transparency of enterprises operating in Québec as part of a wave of international efforts directed at countering tax...

Speaking Engagement

Barreau du Québec, Major Continuing Professional Development Events, “Panel sur la transparence corporative – Après le fédéral, Québec pourrait changer les règles du jeu!”; Webinar; February 11-12, 2021

Feb. 11, 2021

Speaking Engagement

Barreau du Québec, Recent Developments in Business Law Conference, “Nouvelles exigences législatives canadiennes et québécoises”; Webinar

Nov. 06, 2020

Speaking Engagement

Barreau du Québec, seminar, “Les développements récents en droit des affaires : Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur la dispense d’émetteur fermé sans jamais oser le demander”; Montréal, Québec

Oct. 20, 2017

Speaking Engagement

Barreau du Québec, conference, “Recent Developments in Business Law: Where Should I Incorporate Myself?”; Montréal, QC

May 04, 2012

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Law

Bar Admissions

Québec, 1983

Education

Université de Montréal, LLB, 1982
Université de Montréal, BA (Political Science)

Community Involvement

Trevor William Kids Foundation

Teaching Engagements

Marie-Andrée has made presentations to the Québec Bar, in particular on law relating to legal persons. She taught a course within the Québec Bar’s continuing education program on jurisdiction shopping for legal persons. She also trains the firm’s students and stagiaires in corporate law.