On July 4, 2023, Cultures Gen V, one of Quebec’s leading greenhouse growers, announced the acquisition of Serres Royales. The acquisition furthers Cultures Gen V’s business strategy, which aims to improve Quebec’s food self-sufficiency by expanding sustainable greenhouse growing and offering consumers a wider variety of superior quality products. This transaction makes Cultures Gen V the largest diversified greenhouse grower in Quebec, adding 9 hectares of tomatoes to its current acreage, for a total of 36 hectares. Lavery was privileged to represent Cultures Gen V in the transaction. Not only did the firm implement the group’s pre-transaction refinancing, it also negotiated and closed the transaction. The Lavery team was led by Étienne Brassard with the assistance of Gabrielle Ahélo and France Camille De Mers and the collaboration of Béatrice Bull, Pamela Cifola, Éric Gélinas, Jessica Parent, Chantal Desjardins, James Duffy, Valérie Belle-Isle, Sonia Guérin, Joseph Lauzon-Potts, Arielle Supino, Bernard Trang, Katerina Kostopoulos, Charlotte Dangoisse, David Tournier, Ana Cristina Nascimento, Joëlle Montpetit and Nadine Giguère.
Ana Cristina Nascimento Paralegal
Ana Cristina Nascimento is a paralegal and a member of the Business law group. She specializes in personal property securities.
Ms. Nascimento performs searches in various registers, including the Register of Personal and Movable Real Rights (RPMRR) and other government registers and prepares RPMRR registration forms. She assists lawyers in the drafting of legal opinions by analyzing search results and preparing search reports.
Ms. Nascimento is also involved in the drafting of agreements and related documents and assists her team in various matters related to financing and securities transactions. She corresponds with clients and stays in close contact with government authorities.
- Diploma in paralegal studies, Collège Ahuntsic, 1999
Boards and Professional Affiliations
- Canadian Association of Paralegals