Maxine Mongeon Partner

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2011 - Alberta

Year of Call: 2007 - Ontario

Primary phone: +1 613-783-8976

Fax: +1 613-788-3732


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Primary office:  Ottawa

Maxine Mongeon

Maxine is a partner in Gowling WLG's Ottawa office, practising in the Corporate Finance and M&A Group. Her practice focuses on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity buyouts, and securities transactions.

Maxine has experience in mergers and acquisitions of both public and private companies, private placements, corporate reorganizations, private equity fund formation, real estate financings, corporate governance, limited partnership agreements, public offerings, capital pool transactions, stock exchange listings, and continuous disclosure matters. She also regularly advises clients on day-to-day corporate and commercial matters, and securities and corporate law compliance.

Maxine has advised public and private companies of varying sizes in the oil and gas industry, oilfield service sector, technology sector, and real estate sector. She also frequently lectures on the topics of M&A transactions and equity financings.

Maxine is fluent in both English and French.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2011

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2007

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Ontario
  • 2006

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, LLB
  • 2003

    • Education
      University of Ottawa, BSocSc (Hons.)


  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Interviewed for "Suncor's Takeover Bid of Canadian Oil Sands Limited (6:30 mark)," CBC News: Calgary, October 13, 2015
  • Interviewed for "What You Need to Know About Potential Changes for Energy Takeover Bids," Alberta Oil, September 14, 2015
  • Co-author (with Vanessa Grant), "Greater Investor Protection Means Greater Issuer Responsibilities: Revised Exemptions Now In Force in Canada," VCAA Newsletter, page 8, Summer 2015.
  • Interviewed for "M&A Trends in Oil & Gas for 2015 (18:20)," CBC News: Calgary, August 5, 2015
  • Annual speaker at the "TSXV Rules & Tools Workshop on The Board's Obligations Relating to Compensation"
  • Author and speaker on "International and Cross-Border Deals," presented at Insight Information's Advanced Major Business Agreements Conference, January 2014
  • Author and speaker on "Legal Considerations for US Companies Doing Business in Alberta," presented at the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service's Alberta Supply Chain & Foreign Direct Investment Trip, October 2014
  • Guest lecturer at the University of Calgary Law School on Equity Financings, November 2014
  • Author and speaker on "Negotiation Strategies: Legal, Business and Ethical Considerations," presented at Insight Information's Major Business Agreements Conference, December 2014

Featured news

  • Part of a transaction team representing a Canadian private equity fund and management shareholders in respect of the sale of a national home health care business.
  • Part of a transaction team representing a Calgary-based energy sector private equity firm in its investment in an LNG-related company.
  • Part of a transaction team representing a Canadian private equity fund and management shareholders in respect of the sale of all of the assets of a distributor of industrial products used in the upstream and midstream oil & gas industry. *Awarded one of the ACG 2012 Deal of the Year Awards in Vancouver, BC and finalist for the 11th Annual M&A Advisor Awards for Cross-Border Deal of the Year.
  • Part of a transaction team for a $150 million and $100 million equity financing arrangements of an unconventional resource exploration and development private company with management and private equity investors.
  • Part of a transaction team for a global chemicals company in connection with an investment in a Canadian company.
  • Represented an Alberta-based real estate development fund in connection with its formation and initial financing.
  • Represented an Alberta-based private oilfield service and drilling company in connection with its purchase of drilling rigs and top drives from Alberta-based private companies.
  • Part of a transaction team for an Alberta-based private oilfield service company in connection with its $40 million private placement of secured convertible notes with three investment funds and in connection with its acquisition of 23 service rigs.
  • Represented an Alberta-based private drilling company in connection with its sale of assets to a large Canadian-based energy services company.
  • Represented a number of capital pool companies in connection with their initial public offerings and qualifying transactions.
  • Represented a U.K.-based gaming company with respect to the formation of its Canadian subsidiary.
  • Part of a team representing an Alberta-based real estate development company with respect to all aspects of its business, investments and financings.