Over the years, Éric Boulva has developed expertise in business law, especially in mergers and acquisitions, commercial and real estate transactions, corporate financing, franchising and insolvency.
Combining an in-depth knowledge of business law with a remarkable professional background, Éric assists numerous businesses, organizations and individuals in efficiently achieving their business objectives.
Sale of Groupe Marchand to FYidoctors — Representing the shareholders of Groupe Marchand for the sale of their shares to FYI Eye Care Services and Products Inc. and the association of these two companies. Groupe Marchand operates over 85 clinics in Quebec. Headquartered in Calgary, FYidoctors has thereby become one of the country’s leading suppliers of ophthalmic products and services, with over 450 optometrists in more than 280 locations across Canada.
Sale of Dicom Transportation Group — Sale of Dicom, a major business-to-business transportation company, to a Chicago-based private equity fund. Represented the sellers. Dicom, which has approximately 1,000 employees and generates annual revenues of about $175 million, carries on business in Quebec and Ontario under the Dicom, Dicom Express and GoJiT banners. It operates 25 distribution centers and a fleet of more than 700 trucks, trailers and other vehicles.
Represented a major Canadian pension fund throughout the RFP and negotiation leading to the sale of a large real estate complex worth over $150M.
Member of a team that achieved the planning, negotiation and drafting needed by a Montréal promoter for the planning, financing, structuring and implementation of turn-key projects involving major Canadian tenants such as Tim Horton, Petro-Canada and Couche-Tard.
Major $30-million cross-border financing involving a U.S. private equity find and several Canadian borrowers.
MBA Association of Québec
Master of Business Administration (MBA), McGill University
Bachelor of Civil Law, McGill University
Bachelor of Arts, University of Montréal
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