Lavery represents the syndicate of underwriters in the $172.5 million bought deal financing of units of Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust

On May 30, 2012, Cominar Real Estate Investment Trust closed a public offering of 7,279,500 units for gross proceeds of $172.5 million.

The units were sold to a syndicate of underwriters led by National Bank Financial Inc. and BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., including Desjardins Securities Inc., CIBC World Markets Inc., Scotia Capital Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc., TD Securities Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Dundee Securities Ltd. and Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd.

The syndicate of underwriters was represented by a team from Lavery consisting of Marc Rochefort, Michel Servant, Guillaume Lavoie and Geneviève Fournier (corporate and securities), and Philip Nolan (tax).

Cominar is the third largest diversified real estate investment trust in Canada and the largest commercial property owner in the Province of Québec.

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