Thomas Champagne

Lawyer

Thomas Champagne

Montreal

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

Member of our Montréal’s Business Law and Corporate Finance groups, Thomas Champagne practices primarily in the area of mergers and acquisitions.

Thomas joined BCF in 2021 after completing a double degree in civil law and common law at the Université de Sherbrooke. Easy to talk to and eager to share his passions for law and business, Thomas is involved in mentoring the firm's students.

  • Called to the Barreau du Québec (2021)
  • Graduate diploma in common law and transnational law (J.D.), Université de Sherbrooke (2020)
  • Bachelor of Laws, Université de Sherbrooke (2020)
  • Acted on behalf of Canassurance Financial Corporation, a subsidiary of Canassurance Hospitalization Association, in the sale of all shares of SecuriGlobe Inc. one of Canada's leading travel insurance brokers, to Jones DesLauriers Insurance Management Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Navacord Corp.;
  • Acted as Quebec counsel for Endries International Inc., a Wisconsin-based fastener distributor, in the context of its acquisition of the Viscan Group, a leading Quebec supplier of specialized screws, general fasteners and related components (November 2023);
  • Acted on behalf of CIRION BioPharma Research Inc. and its shareholders in connection with its acquisition by Cerba HealthCare (2023);
  • Acted on behalf of Genesis Drug Discovery & Development, member of Genesis Global Group, in its acquisition of JSS Medical Research, an enterprise with corporate headquarters in Montréal, Canada, and regional offices in Bogotá, Columbia, Faridabad, India, and Warsaw, Poland, which provides pre- and post-approval clinical development services to support pharmaceutical, biotechnology, nutraceutical and medical device companies worldwide. (2023);
  • Acted on behalf of the shareholders of Les Espaces Memoria Inc. and its subsidiaries, a leading funeral services company in the greater metropolitan area, regarding the sale of their shares to Athos Commemorative Services Inc. the largest private network of funeral complexes in Québec (2023);
  • Acted on behalf of RPM International inc. (NYSE: RPM), a U.S.-based multinational corporation, in the course of its acquisition of Entreprises Prostamp Inc., a corporation specializing in the manufacture of various construction parts using stamping, machining and welding processes (September 2022);
  • Acted on behalf of an American investment fund in the acquisition in Québec of a private security company operating in Canada and the United States (September 2022);
  • Acted on behalf of Notarius, a Quebec-based and Canadian leader and provider of solutions that safeguard the long-term reliability of electronic documents, in its acquisition by Portage CyberTech Inc., a subsidiary of Converge Technology Solutions Corp., a software-enabled IT & Cloud Solutions provider. (June 2022);
  • Acted on behalf of GFL Environment and Matrec in multiple acquisitions of companies of waste sorting and recycling in the province of Quebec (May and June 2022);
  • Acted as lead counsel for Clareo Inc., Québec's largest network of dental clinics, in the context of its strategic partnership with the International Dental Institute (IDI) (April 2022);
  • Acted on behalf of Sika, a global manufacturer of specialty construction products, in its acquisition of Sable Marco Inc. (March 2022);
  • Acted on behalf of the acquiring group in the going private transaction of Sportscene Group Inc. owning, among others, La Cage-Brasserie Sportive restaurants (January 2022);
  • Acted on behalf of Baylis Medical Company Inc. and its shareholders in the US$1.75 billion sale of the company's cardiology division to Boston Scientific Corporation (NYSE: BSX) and the divestiture of its DMS division (October 2021);
  • Acted on behalf of DMD Connects Services Inc. in the sale of its direct and indirect interests and assets used in the operation of DMD Marketing Corp, a healthcare information provider designed to connect marketers with leading healthcare professionals, to IQVIA Inc. (NYSE: IQVIA) (August 2021);
  • Acted on behalf of Groupe Nexio Inc. in connection with its acquisition by Novacap (August 2021).
  • Barreau du Québec
  • Association des diplômés en droit de l’Université de Sherbrooke (ADDUS)
  • Mooter, Donald G.H. Bowman National Tax Moot (2020)
  • Student, Entrepreneurial Legal Clinic, Université de Sherbrooke (2020)
  • Chairman of the Board of Directors, Association générale étudiante de droit (AGED) (2019-2020)
  • President of the Executive Council, Association générale étudiante de droit (AGED) (2018-2019)
  • Ambassador for the Faculty of Law of the Université de Sherbrooke at open houses (2018-2020)