Georges Dubé is recognized as a leading corporate finance and securities lawyer with a business law practice focused on capital markets and corporate governance. He has extensive experience in public and private securities offerings, as well as takeover bids and mergers and acquisitions, both in the Canadian and cross-border context.
With extensive transactional experience in industries including mining, technology, cannabis and life sciences, Georges helps startups and established companies achieve their goals while safeguarding their interests in the marketplace. His clients include large, mid-cap and emerging public issuers, as well as bank-owned and independent investment banks, activist shareholders, and domestic and foreign acquirers of Canadian public entities.
Providing guidance to boards of directors on strategic decision-making, Georges also acts for special committees and financial advisers of public issuer boards in the context of change of control or related-party transactions.
Georges served as a trustee of the publicly traded Slate Office REIT from 2012 to 2017. In 2010, the Ontario Securities Commission appointed Georges to the Securities Advisory Committee for a two-year term, where he advised on legislative and policy initiatives and capital markets trends.