Yvan G. Morin

Partner

Ottawa
YMorin@blg.com
613.787.3526

Yvan has a broad corporate commercial practice.

He regularly advises on:

  • mergers and acquisitions
  • divestitures and their associated financing
  • complex commercial agreements

In addition, Yvan assists clients with the reorganization and restructuring of corporations, partnerships and other entities, and the drafting and negotiation of commercial contracts.

Yvan has particular industry experience in the elder care sector including seniors housing and long-term care facilities and has advised extensively on structuring, acquiring, selling and financing seniors residential housing. 

Yvan is fluently bilingual and practises in both French and English.

Experience

  • Acted for major investors in the seniors housing sector in connection with their multiple acquisitions across Canada, together with their financing and their operation. 
  • Acted for a bank in a $225 million financing to a major Canadian not-for-profit institution.
  • Acted for a bank in the syndicated $57.5 million financing of an auto parts retail stores and repair facilities chain in Ontario and Québec. 
  • Acted for a credit union in a leveraged buyout financing of a major electrical contractor with multiple businesses.
  • Acted for a municipal investment fund that lends money to finance projects of municipal governments and other public and private sector partners designed to improve air, water and soil quality, and to protect the climate.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Past Lecturer, Bar Admission Course Insolvency Section
  • Past Lecturer, Business Law and Contracts, University of Ottawa

Community Involvement

  • Past Vice-Chairman of the Board and Chairman of the Executive Committee, Sisters of Charity Health Service

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2022 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Law).
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of Lexpert Special Edition: Health Sciences.
  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of Lexpert Special Edition: Infrastructure
  • Recognized in the 2019 edition of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Financial Services) as well as in 2020, 2017, 2016 and 2015 (Banking and Financial Institutions) and in 2021 and 2020 (Corporate Commercial Law).

Bar Admission & Education

  • Ontario, 1985
  • LLB, University of Ottawa, 1983
  • B.Adm., University of Ottawa, 1980