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M&A Lawyer in Montreal Caitlin Rose | Fasken

Caitlin Rose

Partner | Co-Leader, Private Equity Fasken
Jurisdiction Quebec, 2009
Language(s) French, English
Office(s) Montreal

Caitlin is co-leader of the Private Equity group and practices business law with an emphasis on mergers & acquisitions and securities. Her practice focuses largely on private equity & venture capital investments, add-ons and divestitures, as well as cross-border M&A. She also regularly acts on behalf of public companies and underwriters, in going public transactions, securities offerings and general securities matters.

Caitlin works closely with some of Québec’s largest private equity firms, as well as their portfolio companies, in M&A activities, reorganizations and serving in a day-to-day advisory capacity. She regularly acts for Novacap, including in its divestiture of Knowlton Development Corporation Inc. (KDC) and its investment with Caisse de dépôt in Nuvei Corporation (previously Pivotal Payments).

Caitlin’s extensive public market experience includes acting for Goodfood in its going public transaction, for Lumenpulse in its initial public offering (IPO) and for a syndicate of underwriters in the IPO of Stingray. Caitlin is regularly consulted by public issuers on continuous disclosure obligations, executive compensation and equity financings. She also advises on privatization transactions, on both the issuer and buy side.

While assisting clients in various industries, Caitlin has developed particular expertise in the IP/IT sector. She draws on this knowledge in working with the firm’s Intellectual Property and Communications practice groups.

Caitlin is an active member of the Amercian Bar Association’s Mergers & Acquisitions Committee. She is a member of Fasken’s U.S. Committee and the firm’s Private Equity Steering Committee. She served as Co-Head of Student Recruitment in Fasken’s Montréal office from 2015 to 2018.

Caitlin is a member of the board of her alma mater, Lower Canada College, as well as the St-Mary’s Hospital Foundation and the Centaur Theatre. She also serves as a director for Young Canadians in Finance (YCIF) and Le cercle finance et placement du Québec (CFPQ).

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M&A lawyer in Montreal - Caitlin Rose | Fasken
  • Named in The Best Lawyers in Canada, The Best Lawyers in Canada 2020
  • Recognized in Corporate/Commercial law in Québec, Chambers Canada 2020
  • Named in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019
The Best Lawyers in Canada Named in The Best Lawyers in Canada Recognized in Mergers & Acquisitions Law
Chambers Canada Recognized in Corporate/Commercial law in Québec Chambers Canada covers lawyers and law firms practicing in all provinces and territories in Canada.
2019 Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Named in Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory Recognized in the area of mergers & acquisitions


  • BCL / LLB Université d'Aix-Marseille III
  • BCL / LLB McGill University
  • BA (Honours), Psychology Queen's University

Community involvement

  • Member of Alumni Executive of Lower Canada College

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Board member of Young Canadians in Finance
  • President of Montreal Chapter Executive of Young Canadians in Finance
  • Founding member of Executive of Young Canadians in Finance - Women's Initiative
  • Member, Québec Bar
  • Member, Montréal Bar
  • Member, Montréal Young Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association


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