Tasy Bascolias

Tasy Bacolias


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Tasy practises corporate commercial law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He advises clients from a variety of industries, including:

  • Information Technology
  • Automotive and Mobility
  • Real Estate

Before joining BLG, Tasy practised corporate and commercial law with a large firm in Montréal. He was also seconded at a globally-recognized professional services firm, where he focused on risk management in private and public procurement.

Tasy is fluent in English, French and Greek.


  • Acted for California- and London-based private equity firm Marlin Equity Partners in its acquisition by InFlight, a leading software and human capital management platform
  • Acted for Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp., a special-purpose acquisition company (SPAC), in its merger with The Lion Electric Co. (NYSE:LEV and LEV:TO) and a concurrent US$200 million private placement pursuant to which Lion would become listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges with a market capitalization of C$4 billion
  • Acted for Ingersoll Rand Inc. (NYSE:IR), a global provider of mission-critical flow creation and industrial solutions, in its all-cash acquisition of Maximus Solutions valued at C$135.4 million
  • Acted for leading SAP systems integration and management consultancy Illumiti in its sale to Syntax Systems, a Montréal-based managed cloud provider for enterprise applications backed by Novacap
  • Acted for PE-backed Atlanta-based buyer East West Manufacturing, LLC in its acquisition of all the assets of Groupe Varitron, Inc., a top five electronic manufacturing services (EMS) provider in Canada
  • Acted for BlueMed Medical Supplies in its sale to Aspen Surgical Products, Inc., backed by Audax Private Equity
  • Acted for Day & Zimmermann, a family-owned company with a workforce of 41,000 specializing in construction & engineering, operations & maintenance, staffing, security and defence solutions for leading corporations and governments around the world, in its acquisition of EMC Power Canada Ltd., an Ontario-based specialized trade services and construction company
  • Acted for Desjardins Capital Markets, leader of a syndicate of underwriters, in connection with a bought deal private placement raising gross proceeds of $70.75 million for Savaria Corporation (TSX:SIS)
  • Acted for Antech Diagnostics, part of Mars Petcare, in its acquisition of Biovet, a biotechnology company
  • Acted for Bell Media in its acquisition of leading indoor-advertiser Newad
  • Acted for Epiroc (STO:EPI-A) in its acquisition of Fordia, a Canadian exploration tools manufacturer
  • Acted for Uniprix and its shareholders in its multi-million dollar acquisition by McKesson Canada by way of a CBCA plan of arrangement.
  • Acted for a major international producer and distributor in its multi-million dollar acquisition by an institutional investor.
  • Acted for an international logistics corporation in two strategic vendor-financed leveraged buy-outs.
  • Acted for a major international manufacturer in a $275 million refinancing.
  • Acted for an international engineering and construction firm in a $45 million refinancing.
  • Acted for an international high-tech corporation involved in a joint venture structured fund relating to a multimillion dollar financing deal involving governance, M&A, shareholder and unit holder issues.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Ontario
  • Member, Barreau du Québec

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, EBO Financial Education Centre, Income Tax Program, Ottawa

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2017
  • Ontario, 2017
  • J.D., University of Ottawa, 2016
  • LL.L., University of Ottawa, 2015
  • B.A., Concordia University, 2011