Olivier Desilets

Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Olivier Desilets

Olivier Desilets

Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Biography

Olivier Désilets uses his deep knowledge of securities and corporate law to provide clients with detailed and creative advice. Olivier offers business-minded solutions on a wide variety of corporate finance activities, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

He has extensive experience in equity and debt public offerings, takeover bids, plans of arrangement, private placements and corporate governance matters, as well as general securities law compliance.

Public companies, investment banks and private equity funds – Canadian and international – can count on Olivier’s meticulous approach and thoughtful manner. He has significant expertise in the retail, entertainment, media and mining industries.

Olivier is a member of the Advisory Committee on Corporate Finance of the Autorité des marchés financiers (Québec’s securities regulatory authority). Olivier is also the coordinator of the Capital Markets practice in the Montréal office. He chairs our Montréal Student/Stagiaire Evaluation Committee and is a member of our Lawyer Evaluation Committee.

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Managing Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Managing Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Managing Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

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Olivier Desilets
Partner at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Education
LLB
Class of 1996

The Université de Montréal is a public research university in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The francophone institution comprises thirteen faculties, more than sixty departments and two affiliated schools: the École Polytechnique (School of Engineering) and HEC Montréal (School of Business). It offers more than 650 undergraduate programmes and graduate programmes.

Graduate
Class of 1993

Collège Jean-de-Brébeuf is a collegiate educational institution that provides educational services to individuals of a specific religion.

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Current

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP is a law firm focused on high-stakes matters. They are fearless in approach and methodical in execution, taking issues seriously. Because excellence isn’t a talking point for them. It’s their starting point. They work in a fundamentally different way, starting with the structure of their firm and ending with the results they achieve for their clients. They are a true partnership. This frees them to work seamlessly and efficiently together, across geographies, practices and industries. Most importantly, it allows them to take on matters – however large or complex – with unparalleled clarity, speed and intelligence. Their way of working isn’t an official policy or mandate; it’s part of their DNA. It’s why they attract and retain the brightest, most creative lawyers. It’s what makes them the most innovative law firm in Canada. And it’s why their clients hire them.

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Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. purchases CST Brands, Inc.

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Parkland Corp. purchases CST Brands, Inc. /Canadian Business from CST Brands, Inc.

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New Look Vision Group, Inc. purchases Optic Direct, Inc. from Perseis Partners, Inc.

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IFLR1000 - Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, Private Equity
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