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Anthony Sylvain, Associate

Anthony Sylvain

Associate Fasken
Jurisdiction Québec, 2018
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montréal


Anthony Sylvain is a lawyer in our Corporate/Commercial group at the Montréal office. His practice spans all areas of business law, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions for both public and private companies and on securities law. He gives clients legal advice on various complex business issues.

He has a Bachelor of Civil Law (LLB) with distinction and a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Université de Sherbrooke. He also obtained a Master of Laws (LLM), taxation option, offered jointly by Université de Montréal and HEC Montréal, and completed his level 1 CFA exam.

Before joining Fasken, he started his practice in the tax law group of a national law firm. He also worked as senior consultant in international taxation advisor at a major accounting firm and articled in the finance and legal departments of a Quebec pulp and paper manufacturer.


  • Recognized as One to Watch in Mergers and Acquisitions Law in Montreal, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2022 to 2023
  • Scholarship of the Honourable Danielle Côté, Faculty of Law, Sherbrooke University
  • Dean's Honour List of the Faculty of Law, Sherbrooke University

Client Work

  • NexKemia acquires Eco-Captation,
  • Investissement Québec participates in the financing of Meloche Group for the acquisition of Hemmingford Aerospace Inc.,
  • AGA Benefit Solutions acquires Aptus Benefits Inc.,
  • AGA Benefit Solutions acquires J&D Benefits,
  • Coveo Solutions Inc. closes $215 million initial public offering and concurrent private placement,
  • Cycle Capital Management leads Mysa’s $20.3 million Series B equity funding round,
  • Merger of AGA Benefit Solutions and WBL Benefits and Actuarial,
  • eStruxture finalizes the acquisition of the Canadian data center business from Aptum Technologies and enters into a credit facility with Deutsche Bank Credit Solutions and Direct Lending,
  • Walter Global Asset Management, in partnership with Bonnefield Financial’s management team, on its acquisition of Bonnefield Financial,

Career & Education


  • LLM, Tax HEC Montreal
  • LLB, Law Université de Sherbrooke
  • MBA, Management Université de Sherbrooke
  • Financial Analysis, Successful completion of Level 1 CFA Institute

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Member, Canadian Tax Foundation
  • Member, Association de planification fiscale et financière
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Young Bar of Montreal Association
  • Member,  Bar of Montreal
  • Member,  American Bar Association
  • Member,  Association des MBA du Québec




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