On January 1, 2023, Functionalab Inc., a leading brand builder in the beauty sector operating a network of aesthetic medicine clinics under the Dermapure and ProjectSkin MD banners, completed a merger with FYi Medical Aesthetics, with multiple clinics across Canada. The merger led to the creation of the largest network of premium aesthetic medicine clinics in Canada, with 68 locations.
A Fasken team principally composed of Michel Boislard, Kiran Singh, Kristian Zimmerman, Ralph Aziz, Paul Khoury, Anthony Russo, Kim Ledoux, Gemma Caprio and Lucas Noradounkian advised Functionalab Inc. in connection with this transaction. David Rimock, Angela Onesi and Gabriella Gagnon-Da Rocha assisted on the financing side. Alain Ranger, Quentin Lageix assisted on tax matters. Dara Jospé, Jean-Raphaël Champagne, Leslie Milton, Geneviève Laliberté and Albert Abaunza assisted on intellectual property and regulatory matters. Jean Michel Lapierre and Alexandre Morin assisted on securities matters.