François Nolet-Lévesque

Senior Associate

Montréal
FNolet@blg.com
514.954.3164

François focuses mainly on transactional, banking and technology law. He has led or supported transactions in the following industries:

  • real estate
  • financial services
  • aerospace
  • energy
  • infrastructure

Experience

  • Fonds de solidarité des travailleurs du Québec (F.T.Q.) and Capital régional et coopératif Desjardins in an acquisition financing with Novacap, Fédération des caisses Desjardins, National Bank and other minority investors, for the acquisition by Bestar, a home and office furniture manufacturer and supplier, of U.S.-based Bush Industries, a leader in home and office furniture manufacturing and supply in the United States.
  • Represented Réseau Sélection in a syndicated financing connected with building the Sélection Panorama Project in Ste-Dorothée (the highest residential tower of any senior citizens' residence in Canada).
  • Represented Broccolini in a construction-related and long-term syndicated financing connected with the Nouvelle Maison de Radio-Canada project.
  • Represented a syndicate of lenders in setting up operating lines of credit of C$150M dollars granted to a large and specialized manufacturing company headquartered in Québec, as well as Canadian and American subsidiaries.
  • Acted on behalf of the selected bidder for the design, construction and financing of senior homes and alternative homes in the region of Saguenay-Lac St-Jean.
  • Acted on behalf of the selected bidder for the design, construction and financing of senior homes and alternative homes in the regions of Laval, Laurentian and Lanaudière.
  • Acting on behalf of the successful bidder on the design, construction and financing project for the Brampton courthouse in Ontario and the related detention centre.
  • Acting on behalf of a qualified bidder for the design, build and finance projects for a cluster of four high schools.
     

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Professional Involvement

  • ​Member, Barreau du Québec

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2016
  • BCL/LLB, McGill University, 2015
  • Faculty of Law, University of Edinburgh, 2015 One year exchange program
  • B.Comm, McGill University, 2012 (finance and international affairs)