Pierre-Philippe Taché

Partner, Lawyer, Member of the Executive Committee

Pierre-Philippe Taché

Montreal

25th Floor
1100 René-Lévesque Blvd. West
Montreal, Quebec H3B 5C9
CANADA
514 397-8500 514 397-8515

Pierre-Philippe leads and negotiates M&A commercial transactions. He is a pragmatic, ambitious, and creative lawyer who has developed a keen business sense. His business acumen enables him to provide effective advice on complex issues to clients in wide-ranging industries, including the healthcare sector and highly innovative growth companies.

As a lawyer recognized for his communications skills, he provides companies with the support they need for continued growth. His active listening skills, writing skills, leadership abilities, and extensive experience allow him to help clients understanding issues more clearly and comprehensively and to call on the right specialists at the right time.

After having launched his career with a firm specializing in tax law and having earned a master’s degree in intellectual property in France, Pierre-Philippe joined the team at BCF in 2005. He has been a member of the BCF executive committee since 2023.

  • Master’s degree in Intellectual Property at the Université de Droit d’Économie et des Sciences d'Aix-Marseille (2005)
  • Called to the Barreau du Québec (1999)
  • LL.B., Université de Montréal (1998)
  • Best Lawyers (2024) - Corporate Law
  • Acted on behalf of Damotech, one of North America's leading specialists in pallet racking safety, in the investment by Mountaingate Capital, a Denver-based private equity firm, to support its growth in Canada and the United States;
  • Acted as counsel for the shareholders of Transit Truck Bodies Inc., a company specialized in high-quality truck bodies, in connection with the sale of the company to Morgan Truck Body, LLC, a leader in the North American light and medium-duty van market;
  • Represented CIRION BioPharma Research Inc. and its shareholders in connection with its acquisition by Cerba HealthCare;
  • Represented Dals Lighting, a manufacturer of designer lighting products with a focus on smart, innovative, and emerging technologies, and its shareholders in connection with a significant equity investment by BDG & Associés;
  • Represented Clearpoint Health Network in the acquisition of Clinique Opmedic and Chirurgie DIX30;
  • Represented Notarius, a leading Québec and Canadian provider of solutions for ensuring the long-term reliability of electronic documents, in its recent acquisition by Portage CyberTech Inc, a subsidiary of Converge Technology Solutions Corp, a global provider of IT and cloud solutions;
  • Facilitated the sale of a majority stake in Ricardo Media to Sobeys;
  • Represented Cofomo and its shareholders in connection with Novacap’s acquisition of a major stake in Cofomo’s capital;
  • On behalf of Kinova Inc., prepared an agreement for the development, manufacture, and distribution of robotic arms for surgical purposes;
  • Sale of all shares in GoSecure Inc., a company specializing in cybersecurity, to Countertack Inc;
  • Sale of Fanoweb inc. assets to Attraction Media;
  • Sale of an interest in Solotech Group Inc. to Claridge, Investissement Québec, and Desjardins Venture Capital;
  • Buy-back by Ricardo Media of all shares held in its capital by Les Éditions Gesca Ltée;
  • Acquisition of Éditions MultiMondes by Groupe Hurtubise HMH;
  • Management buy-out of all shares in Clinique Morgentaler.
  • “Incorporation d’une entreprise”

    Taxation course offered by the Association de planification fiscale et financière

  • “Unanimous shareholders agreements”

    Conference on the importance of a shareholders agreement and the standard clauses usually contained in these agreements

  • “Redemption of shares of an incapacitated shareholder”

    Conference about various redemption mechanisms of the shares of an incapacitated shareholder and their tax consequences

  • “Mechanisms and tax consequences of the redemption of shares upon death”

    Conference about the various mechanisms of share redemption upon the death of a shareholder and their tax consequences

  • Director and Vice-President of the Association des anciens du Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf
  • Trustee of the Fondation du Patrimoine Jean-de-Brébeuf;
  • Teacher of a course on incorporation as part of the continuing education program offered by the Association de planification fiscale et financière;
  • Business law teacher at the École du Barreau du Québec;
  • Lecturer (commercial transactions) at the Faculty of Law of the Université de Montréal.