Laurie Propeck

Associate

Laurie is a member of KRB’s Business Law group. Called to the Quebec Bar in 2020, she first joined the team as an Articling Student in 2019 after completing her legal studies at the University of Montreal. Over the course of her studies, Laurie participated in various UN simulations, was involved in several committees affiliated with the university’s Faculty of Law, including Amnesty International, and completed a semester abroad at the University of Bologna in Italy.

She is now actively assisting KRB’s clients with most of their corporate and commercial legal needs, including in respect of purchase and sale transactions, corporate governance/reorganizations and the preparation and negotiation of other commercial agreements and transactions. Before beginning her career as a lawyer, Laurie had the opportunity to work as a law student at a Quebec-based company in the renewable energy sector whose activities extend from Quebec to Alberta, the United States, Europe and Asia.

Outside of the firm, Laurie is an active member and Co-Chair of M&A Club Canada’s Young Professionals in M&A Committee, which provides networking and professional development opportunities for emerging leaders involved in the M&A sector. She is also a member of the American Bar Association, allowing her to attend various conferences and networking events bringing together thousands of legal professionals from across the globe and providing access to a wide range of resources, data and trends in the legal sphere.

Representative Work

Acted of behalf of the shareholders of the clinics operating under the Axo Physio banner in their sale of all shares to Groupe Santé Universelle Inc., a subsidiary of Lifemark Health Corp.

Acted on behalf of Grisspasta Products Ltd. a group of manufacturing companies engaged in the conception, development, and production of dry pasta intended for sale to business customers, in connection with the sale of said companies to an Ontario-based strategic buyer

Acted on behalf of a group of companies engaged in the business of commercial and industrial water treatment, and research, development and manufacturing of specialty chemical products for industrial, commercial, institutional and municipal applications, in connection with the sale of all of said corporations to a U.S.-based strategic buyer

Acted on behalf of the owner of a network of infusion clinics in respect of its acquisition of a competitor, enabling it to expand its network of clinics across the Province of Quebec

Acted in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest of an entity operating in the telecommunications industry
responsible for distributing and selling products throughout Canada

Acted on behalf of Proventus Bioscience, a corporation involved in the development, manufacturing and distribution of bacterial and other microbial products for application across various industries, in connection with the subscription and acquisition by NCH Corporation of a minority equity interest in Proventus

Acted on behalf of a group of corporations providing management and outsourcing services in Morocco to customers located in Canada and France in connection with the sale of all their issued and outstanding shares to a major international player in such field of business

Acted on behalf of WeCook, a leading provider of ready-to-eat food products in Quebec and Ontario, in connection with the $40M strategic sale of a majority of its issued and outstanding shares to Claridge Food Group

Memberships and Affiliations

American Bar Association (ABA)

Quebec Bar (2020)

M&A Club Canada (Young Professionals in M&A Committee)

Practice Areas

M&A/Corporate

Strategic Structuring and Reorganization

Education

University of Montreal, LL.B. (2018)