Vanessa Coiteux

Vanessa Coiteux Partner

Representative Work
  • Transcontinental Inc., as lead counsel in its C$287.5M bought-deal public offering of subscription receipts, and as Canadian counsel in its C$1.7B transformational acquisition of Coveris Americas.
  • The Jean Coutu Group (PJC) Inc., a Canadian leader in retail pharmacy, in its C$4.5B combination with Metro Inc. by way of three-cornered amalgamation.
  • The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company in its acquisition of the Fafard & Brothers business.
  • Whiting Petroleum Corporation, as Canadian counsel, in its US$6.2B acquisition of Kodiak Oil & Gas Corp.
  • Warnex Inc. in its privatization through an amalgamation with a wholly-owned subsidiary of Diagnos Inc.
  • Guggenheim Securities LLC, the financial adviser to the board of directors of Coastal Contacts Inc. (NASDAQ; TSX), in its C$430M sale to Essilor International SA, the world’s biggest maker of eyeglass lenses.
  • Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharmaceutical in its $357M acquisition of Medicago Inc. Medicago is now jointly owned by Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharmaceutical (60%) and Philip Morris Investments B.V. (40%).
  • Prime Restaurants Inc. in its C$71M acquisition by Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited.
  • Microsemi Corporation in its acquisition, through take-over bid, of Zarlink Semiconductor Inc.
  • Dollarama Inc. in various bought deal offerings.
  • Komunik Corporation in connection with its combination with Datamark Systems by way of plan of arrangement as well as with several private acquisitions.
  • FLSmidth A/S (Denmark) in respect of its negotiated C$1.3B acquisition of the process group of Groupe Laperrière & Verreault (Canada).
  • Kingdom Hotels in its US$5.5B privatization of Fairmont Hotels pursuant to an auction process.
  • AXA Private Equity, as Canadian counsel, in connection with the US$166M purchase of a division of Atrium Innovations Inc.
  • La Senza Corporation and its controlling shareholders in C$700M sale by way of take-over bid to Limited Brands, Inc.