Toronto (Canada) – Fasken's client work was recognized in the winning Restructuring and Insolvency Deal of the Year, Cirque du Soleil CCAA, at the 2021 IFLR1000 Canada Awards.
Ernst & Young acted as Court appointed Monitor and they retained the services of Fasken as their legal advisors. The team led by Luc Béliveau (Restructuring/Insolvency), consisted of Marc-André Morin (Restructuring/Insolvency), Nicolas Mancini (Restructuring/Insolvency), Éliane Dupéré-Tremblay (Restructuring/Insolvency), Martin Legault (Tax), Carl Bélanger (M&A), Antonella Penta (M&A), Vincent Chaurette (M&A), Alexis Charpentier (Labour Law) and Paul Côté-Lépine (Labour Law).
The annual IFLR1000 Awards are the culmination of an extensive research process that analyzes and awards the top firms, teams, attorneys, and most innovative transactions of the year in their respective markets. The 2021 awards are IFLR1000’s first to honour and recognize the top transactional legal talent in the Canadian market.
This recognition by IFLR1000 highlights the strength of the business and legal experience of the Firm’s Insolvency and Restructuring group. In the current global economic environment, businesses face intense pressure from overly leveraged balance sheets and reduced cash flow from operations. Some may survive by negotiating financial restructurings with their major stakeholders. Others may need formal insolvency protection to deal with lenders, trade creditors, employees and other stakeholders. Fasken has one of the largest and most highly ranked groups in Canada focusing exclusively on insolvency and restructuring, with market leading practitioners sitting in all of Canada’s major centres.
The IFLR1000 is the guide to the world's leading financial and corporate law firms and lawyers. The first rankings were published in 1990. Currently, 120 jurisdictions worldwide are researched.
Fasken is a leading international law firm with more than 800 lawyers and ten offices on four continents. Clients rely on us for practical and innovative legal services. We solve the most complex business and litigation challenges, providing exceptional value. For additional information, please visit the Firm’s website at fasken.com.