Patrice Beaudin 

Patrice Beaudin

Montréal
1000 Sherbrooke Street West
Suite 2700
Montréal, Québec H3A 3G4

t: 514.987.5006
e: patrice.beaudin@mcmillan.ca

overview

Patrice Beaudin is a partner of McMillan's Financial Services Group. His practice is focused on corporate finance, including domestic and cross-border syndicated financings, securitizations, leases and leasing. He routinely acts for both lenders and borrowers in a variety of debt financings. Patrice is listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 as a leader in Banking and Finance Law and Structured Finance Law.

Recent transactions include acting for a publicly traded company and its subsidiaries in connection with aggregate banking facilities of $625M to finance, inter alia, an acquisition by takeover-bid in the UK and acting for a privately owned concern in the metal recycling industry with respect to aggregate revolving facilities of $500M made available by a syndicate of 12 banks.

Before practising as a lawyer, Patrice practiced as a Chartered Accountant.

Representative Matters

  • Acting for a publicly traded company and its subsidiaries in connection with a $400M committed revolving operating credit facility and a $225M committed bridge facility made available by a syndicate of Canadian banks to finance, inter alia, the acquisition by takeover bid of a company traded on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Acting for a privately owned company in the metal recycling industry in connection with a $500M revolving facility made available by a syndicate of 12 banks.
  • Representing a syndicate of lenders in connection with aggregate facilities of $105M made available to a manufacturer of doors and windows.
  • Representing a syndicate of lenders in connection with aggregate facilities of $95M made available to a manufacturer of envelopes.
  • Acting for a software development company in connection with credit facilities for an aggregate amount of $39,550,000 made available in the context of an acquisition by a venture capital group.
  • Acting for a corporate purchaser in connection with the purchase and financing of a private jet.

Presentations

Commercial Agreements

Publications

International Contract Manual - Chapter 49 Canada

News

60 McMillan Lawyers Recognized in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
65 McMillan Lawyers Named in the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers well-represented in the 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
Margaret McNee recognized as Mutual Funds Lawyer of the Year, along with 58 McMillan Lawyers in the 2018 Best Lawyers in Canada Report
McMillan lawyers well-represented in the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
McMillan lawyers recognized in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers 2016
61 McMillan lawyers recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2017
McMillan lawyers well-represented in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
60 McMillan lawyers recognized in the 10th Edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada
McMillan lawyers are well represented in the 2015 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
McMillan lawyers receive Lexpert's Deal Team of the Year Award
McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2015 Best Lawyers in Canada
49 McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2014 Best Lawyers in Canada
47 McMillan lawyers recognized in the 2013 Best Lawyers in Canada
50 McMillan Lawyers recognized in the 2012 Best Lawyers in Canada

Education

  • Université de Montréal, LLB - 1990
  • Concordia University, Graduate Diploma in Accountancy - 1985
  • Bishop's University, BA - 1983

Year Of Call

  • Called to the Quebec bar - 1991

Practices

financial services
public-private partnerships

Industries

energy
infrastructure

Directorships and Professional Associations

  • Member of the Québec Bar

Awards & Rankings

  • Recognized in the 2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended lawyer in the area of Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 as a leading lawyer in the areas of Banking & Finance Law and Structured Finance Law
  • Recognized in the 2018 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a Repeatedly Recommended lawyer in the areas of Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing and Asset-Based Lending
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers in Canada 2018 as "Lawyer of the Year" Montréal for Structured Finance Law. Also listed as a leading lawyer in the area of Banking and Finance Law
  • Repeatedly recommended in the areas of Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing and Asset-Based Lending in the 2017 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory
  • Recognized in Lexpert's Special Edition on Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers 2016
  • Recognized in the 2016 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading lawyer in the area of Asset-Based Lending and Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing
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Patrice Beaudin is a partner of McMillan's Financial Services Group. His practice is focused on corporate finance, including domestic and cross-border syndicated financings, securitizations, leases and leasing. He routinely acts for both lenders and borrowers in a variety of debt financings. Patrice is listed in The Best Lawyers in Canada 2015 as a leader in Banking and Finance Law and Structured Finance Law.

Recent transactions include acting for a publicly traded company and its subsidiaries in connection with aggregate banking facilities of $625M to finance, inter alia, an acquisition by takeover-bid in the UK and acting for a privately owned concern in the metal recycling industry with respect to aggregate revolving facilities of $500M made available by a syndicate of 12 banks.

Before practising as a lawyer, Patrice practiced as a Chartered Accountant.

  • Acting for a publicly traded company and its subsidiaries in connection with a $400M committed revolving operating credit facility and a $225M committed bridge facility made available by a syndicate of Canadian banks to finance, inter alia, the acquisition by takeover bid of a company traded on the London Stock Exchange.
  • Acting for a privately owned company in the metal recycling industry in connection with a $500M revolving facility made available by a syndicate of 12 banks.
  • Representing a syndicate of lenders in connection with aggregate facilities of $105M made available to a manufacturer of doors and windows.
  • Representing a syndicate of lenders in connection with aggregate facilities of $95M made available to a manufacturer of envelopes.
  • Acting for a software development company in connection with credit facilities for an aggregate amount of $39,550,000 made available in the context of an acquisition by a venture capital group.
  • Acting for a corporate purchaser in connection with the purchase and financing of a private jet.
March 2010
International Contract Manual - Chapter 49 Canada
West, a Thomson Reuters Business
November 2015
Commercial Agreements
Workshop Leader
Ontario Bar Association , Toronto, Ontario