Charles-Antoine Dorion

Partner, Lawyer

Charles-Antoine Dorion


Complexe Jules-Dallaire, T1
2828 Laurier Blvd., 12th Floor
Quebec City, Quebec G1V 0B9
418 266-4500 418 266-4515

Charles-Antoine Dorion practices business, commercial, corporate and real estate law. He focuses primarily on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity transactions, corporate reorganizations, equity financing, the purchase and sale of commercial properties and commercial contracts. Charles-Antoine also handles general corporate and commercial matters.

Charles-Antoine brings added value to his clients and assists them every step of the way so they can succeed in any business situation.

In mergers and acquisitions, he has acted for both buyers and sellers in many Canadian and cross-border acquisitions and sales transactions, including in the insurance, financial services, natural resources, agri-food and manufacturing sectors.

  • Called to the Barreau du Québec (2010)
  • LL.B., Université Laval (2008)
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert (2023) - Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Acted on behalf of the shareholders of the Québec-based Moment Zero Inc, a marketing-reporting solutions specialist, on its acquisition by
  • Acted on behalf of Berga Recycling Inc., a Canadian world leader in the purchase and sale of materials for recycling, in its acquisition by BEWI ASA, a Norwegian leading provider of packaging, components and insulation solutions;
  • Acted on behalf of Maibec Inc. in their transaction to acquire from LP Building Solutions the CanExel brand and its manufacturing facility in East River, Nova Scotia;
  • Acted on behalf of Congébec, a Canadian provider of multi-temperature storage and distribution services to the food industry, in a corporate reorganization;
  • Acted on behalf of Alimentation Gusta Inc./Gusta Foods Inc. a vegan food manufacturer and its founder in a first round of venture capital investment by institutional investment funds;
  • Acted on behalf of Fonds Innovexport L.P. in its subscription to preferred shares in the capital of Contxtful Technologies Inc;
  • Acted on behalf of Groupe Ouellet in its acquisition of Groupe Roy Auto, allowing Groupe Ouellet to gain a strong foothold in the Bois-Francs region and to grow to another level by adding four new dealerships, including the Kia brand;
  • Acted on behalf of Investissement Québec through a convertible debenture loan to ExcellThera Inc. to finance clinical trials and the commercialization of a medical treatment;
  • Acted on behalf of a founder of a Canadian financial services company in a management buyout;
  • Acted on behalf of Supermetal in the sale of its assets to the Canam-Bridges division;
  • Represented a real estate developer in the acquisition of several real estate properties located in the city of Montreal;
  • Acted for one of Canada's largest insurance companies regarding its acquisition of businesses operating in the field of selling extended warranties adapted to vehicles and consumer goods;
  • Acted for one of Canada's largest insurance companies in the context of several acquisitions of property and casualty and life insurance brokerage firms;
  • Acted for one of Canada's largest garage door manufacturers in connection with its acquisition of a manufacturer and distributor of garage doors based in Oklahoma;
  • Acted for one of Canada's largest natural stone manufacturers in connection with its acquisition of a quarry in Indiana;
  • Acted for one of Québec's largest agrifood companies in connection with the acquisition and sale of assets in Ontario;
  • Acted for one of Québec's largest agrifood companies in connection with the development of a grain export terminal in the Port of Québec;
  • Acted for a major Québec glass manufacturer in connection with the sale of its shareholders' interests;
  • Acted for Canada's largest private equity player in connection with the sale to an American company of its interest in a manufacturing company;
  • Acted for one of the largest mattress manufacturer's shareholders in connection with the sale of their interests to an Ontario company;
  • Acted for an investment company in connection with its acquisition of a company involved in the distribution of agricultural machinery.
  • Assists the Secretary of the Board of Directors of Quebec International in the drafting of minutes
  • Member of the Nouvelle Génération Committee Réseau capital