Ingrid Anton

Ingrid Anton is a partner in Gowling WLG's Montréal office, practising in corporate and commercial law.

Her practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, debt and equity financing, and the negotiation of all types of commercial contracts.

Ingrid regularly advises clients across various sectors — including transport, construction, agriculture, retail sales and manufacturing — with respect to a range of local, national and international transactions.

Ingrid joined Gowling WLG’s Business Law Group in 2012. In 2015, she joined the legal department of a publicly listed global leader in the forest products industry, where she worked closely with executive management on major projects involving multiple jurisdictions and highly regulated manufacturing processes. She returned to Gowling WLG in 2016 with a deepened understanding of her clients’ needs and priorities.

Her clients appreciate her availability, dedication, efficiency and her ability to deliver practical solutions tailored to each client’s industry and operations.

Throughout the years, Ingrid has developed an extensive knowledge of languages. In addition to English and French, which she masters fluently, her linguistics abilities extend to Romanian, German, Russian, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese. This knowledge has proved particularly useful in the context of international transactions.

Ingrid is committed to using her knowledge of corporate law to benefit her community. For this reason, she serves as a director of Friends for Mental Health, a non-profit organization that provides support and resources to friends and family of people suffering from mental health disorders. The destigmatization of mental health disorders is a cause that is particularly close to her heart. She also serves as a director on the board of the Visual Arts Centre, a Westmount-based art school, contemporary gallery and outreach art education program.

Career & Recognition

Filter timeline:
  • 2012

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
       2012
      Year of Call, Québec
  • 2011

    • Education
       2011
      University of Montréal, LLB
  • 2004

    • Education
       2004
      University of Toronto, BA (Hons.), Magna Cum Laude, majored in English literature

Memberships

  • Canadian Bar Association

Anton, Ingrid, « Sommaire : Europe cosmétiques inc. c. Locations Le Carrefour Laval inc. », December 2013

Anton, Ingrid and Béland, Marie-France, "A Banker Asked Us: Determining the Amount of a Québec Hypothec," December 2013

Representative Work

Advised institutional and government lenders on the financing (debt and equity) of a leading plastics manufacturer.

Advised a leading private equity firm on its acquisition of a large manufacturing company with subsidiaries in Canada, the U.S. and Mexico, and related financing transactions.

Advised a leading private equity firm on its acquisition of a Canadian-based greenhouse grower with subsidiaries in the U.S. and Mexico, related financing transactions, and subsequent acquisitions.

Advised a publicly-traded mining company on its acquisitions of certain assets in Africa.

Advised a publicly-traded mining company with respect to a large syndicated financing transaction.

Advised a Canadian glass manufacturer on U.S. and Canadian acquisition, and related financing transactions.

Advised a public corporation on an operations financing transaction by a syndicate of American lenders.

Advised a public corporation in the forest product industry on a major construction project in the U.S.

Advised a leading private equity firm on its acquisition of a group of specialized transportation companies and subsequent related acquisitions in Canada and the U.S.

Advised a syndicate of international lenders on a major wind farm project.

Advised institutional and government lenders on the financing and acquisition of a lending film company.