PartnerQUÉBEC BAR 2008
Marie-Eve has nearly 15 years of experience as a lawyer specializing in business law. She joined as a partner at Novalex after founding and co-managing Mile Wright, a boutique firm, for nearly 5 years.
Marie-Eve also practiced in the business and securities law team of a leading national law firm in Montreal and London (UK).
Marie-Eve specializes in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. She also practices in corporate and commercial law, business reorganization and securities law. Her extensive experience as a member or observer on various boards allows her to share valuable insights with her clients about best governance practices. Marie-Eve assists her clients with complex transactions, while also providing day-to-day operational business advice.
Marie-Eve advises business owners, financial institutions, and investors. Over the years, she’s developed sharp business negotiation skills through her involvement in major transactions within various industries, including in the fields of technologies, medical technologies, entertainment, retail and venture capital. She assists her clients on a daily basis with the planning and roll-out of strategic operations and provides them guidance on maximizing the protection of their rights and investments. Marie-Eve also assists her clients in the negotiation, drafting and execution of various commercial agreements.
Marie-Eve stands out due to her acute business sense, broad experience in strategic transactions, her impeccable work ethic and her numerous professional involvements. She puts her cutting edge expertise to the benefit of her clients and helps them develop tangible solutions rooted in their reality, with an accessible and fundamentally human approach.
"If you don’t like the road you’re walking, start paving another one."DOLLY PARTON
Professional activities and initiatives
- Commercial and corporate law
- Corporate financing
- Project financing
- Public and private mergers and acquisitions
- Start-up businesses
- Corporate governance
- Securities law, financial markets and reporting issuers
Marie-Eve has notably:
Supported Medfar Solutions Cliniques, the largest supplier of electronic medical records in Quebec, in its acquisition of Plexia Electronic Medical Systems to establish its presence in Western Canada.
Acted for a leading manufacturer of products for the orthopedic industry in its acquisition of a manufacturer based in Western Canada.
Advising BLVD-MTL, a Montreal-based audio and experiential production studio, with the sale of the company to RODEOFX, a leader in visual effects
Representation of a consolidating Quebec-based group in the field of optics and optometry in the purchase of interests in multiple clinics throughout the province.
Represented Medfar Solutions Cliniques in the completion of a round of financing of nearly $ 25M with Walter Capital Partners to support its growth.
Advice to Desjardins financial holding company in the context of equity or debt investments in companies in the fields of financial technologies, health technologies and real estate technologies.
Representation of Spinologics and its subsidiary Spino Modulation in simultaneous equity financing rounds with strategic and institutional investors.
Supported several Quebec companies at the pre-seed, seed and Series A stages, involved in particular in the technology, health and robotics sectors, in the negotiation and closing of equity and debt financing rounds for amounts ranging from $ 1M to $ 25M from investment funds and institutional investors.
Tax restructuring, sale and financing of a food service company in connection with the departure of the majority shareholder.
Professional activities and initiatives
Secretary, President of the Governance Committee and Member of the Board of Directors of FitSpirit
Co-Founder and Member of the Board of Directors of Thèsez-vous
Member of the Board of Directors of Mangrove
Member of the Board of Directors of Vision Diversité
Member of Jeune Chambre de Commerce des Femmes du Québec
MBA – Université de Sherbrooke, 2007
LL.B. – Université de Sherbrooke, 2006
- Corporate finance Series Getting to know the language of corporate finance
- The Role and Responsibilities of Directors in Times of COVID-19
- Series – Business financing: Renegotiation of a shareholder agreement in the context of a round of financing