Claudia Leancu

Partner

Claudia is a Partner in KRB’s Business Law group whose practice includes a diverse range of corporate and commercial matters. Her expertise lies in domestic and cross-border M&A and private equity transactions. Prior to joining the team, Claudia practiced at a leading Canadian law firm, contributing to noteworthy transactions across several sectors, such as manufacturing, services, transportation, healthcare and technology.

Clients value Claudia for her pragmatic, hands-on approach as she guides them through key transaction stages, including structuring, drafting and negotiating key transaction documentation as well as managing the due diligence process.

Claudia completed her legal studies at the University of Montreal, notably studying abroad in both Spain and China, and was called to the Quebec Bar in 2010. Passionate about learning new languages, she is fluent in English, French, German and Romanian, and has a functional understanding of Spanish.

Representative Work

Acted on behalf of a global supplier of electrical distributions systems in respect of its acquisition of a specialty manufacturer and supplier of electrical distribution and control systems serving the aerospace end market

Acted on behalf of a Canadian leader in the personalized protective packaging industry in respect of its sale to a French paper and packaging wholesale group

Acted on behalf of a leading eyewear distributor in respect of its sale to a leading Canadian diversified healthcare organization operating in the eyecare and medical aesthetic markets

Acted on behalf of a TSX-listed company operating Canada’s leading network of dental practices in respect of a series of dental clinic acquisitions located throughout Canada

Acted on behalf of an Italian manufacturer and supplier of food supplements, probiotics, medical devices and cosmetics in respect of its acquisition of a Canadian company operating in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and nutraceutical industry

Acted on behalf of a global renewable resource company in respect of its acquisition of a Canadian pulp and paper mill and related assets in Quebec

Acted on behalf of a private equity firm in respect of its acquisition of a leading international manufacturer and distributor of high-quality dye sets, components, steel plates and metal fabrications, and of a custom steel fabrication centre and supplier to the mining, construction and locomotive industries, from a partnership operating companies in the manufacturing sector

Acted on behalf of a manufacturer of door and access systems in respect of its acquisition of a manufacturer and distributor of folding operable walls

Acted on behalf of a U.S. NASDAQ-listed company in respect of its acquisition of an international provider of translation technology solutions

Acted on behalf of a Canadian leader in vehicle glass repair in respect of a series of share and asset acquisitions throughout Canada

Acted on behalf of a life sciences company in respect of the sale of its medical, analytical and bio-analytical services divisions

Memberships and Affiliations

Quebec Bar

Young Bar Association of Montreal (YBM)

Canadian Bar Association (CBA)

Practice Areas

M&A/Corporate

Strategic Structuring and Reorganization

Private Equity and Venture Capital

Education

University of Montreal, LL.B. (2009)

McGill University, MBA (2003)

McGill University, B.Comm. (1998)

Year of Call

Quebec Bar (2010)