Alex Y. Wang

Associate

Montréal
AWang@blg.com
514.954.3126
Alex practices corporate commercial law, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions and corporate finance. He regularly assists foreign companies doing business in Québec. 

In addition, Alex is regularly involved with non-profit organizations and has served on the board of the China Canada Junior Chamber of Commerce (CCJCC), while acting as a member of the Young Chinese Professional Association (YCPA).

Alex was both a summer student and an articling student at BLG before returning as an associate in 2017. 

Experience

  • Bell Media in its acquisition of Octane Racing Group , the exclusive promoter of the Formula 1 Canadian Grand Prix, the largest annual sports and tourism event in Canada.
  • Groupe Daubigny and VetStrategy, Canada’s leading and largest operator of veterinary clinics, in its sale to private equity firm Berkshire Partners.
  • Cadence Design Systems, a Silicon Valley-based electronic design automation (EDA) software company, on its acquisition of Newfoundland-based startup InspectAR Augmented Interfaces.
  • Acted for Illumiti in the sale of its SAP systems integration and management consultancy business to Syntax.
  • Acted for Revision Military Inc. and its affiliates in connection with the carve-out and sale of its global military eyewear business.
  • Acted for VetStrategy in connection with Berkshire Partners’ acquisition of a majority stake in VetStrategy from Imperial Capital with a deal value of over US$1.4 billion.
  • Acted for McKinsey Consulting in its capital investment and strategic agreement with Element AI (AI).
  • Acted for Astral Media in its acquisition of Newad Media.
  • Acted for Factora Solutions and its shareholders in the sale to PTC (IoT).
  • Served on a team of legal advisors to a syndicate of lenders headed by the Bank of Montréal in a CAD$120M cross-border syndicated financing to Napec Inc., a North American public corporation specializing in energy solutions.
  • Served on a team of legal advisors to Texas-based HollyFrontier Corp. in its acquisition of Suncor Energy's Petro-Canada Lubricants business for C$1.125B.
  • Acted for a large Canadian pension fund manager in the acquisition of a 10% co-investment interest in the Scotia Plaza office complex in Toronto.
  • Acted for the Fonds de solidarité, a capital development fund, in its CAD$70M investment in EBI, a leading enterprise in the field of waste management, renewable energy product ion and natural gas in Québec.
  • Acted for the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (lead investor) in a C$20M round of financing in Frank & Oak (alongside Investissement Québec and Goodwater Capital).
  • Acted for Black & McDonald Ltd., a national multi-trade contractor, to expand its operations in Québec's utility market through the acquisition of Pierre Brossard (1981) ltée, a leading construct ion enterprise in the electrical and civil engineering sector.
  • Advised several purchasers and vendors in the acquisition and sale of veterinary clinics across Canada.
  • Acted for a Montréal-based hotel owner/manager with respect to hotel management business across Canada.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Barreau du Québec
  • Board member, China Canada Junior Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Young Chinese Professional Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer, Shriners Hospitals for Children

Bar Admission & Education

  • Québec, 2017
  • LLB, Université de Montréal, 2015