Maxine Mongeon Partner

Speaks:  English, French

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

Secondary office:  Calgary

Maxine Mongeon

Maxine Mongeon is a partner in Gowling WLG’s Ottawa and Calgary offices. Her practice includes corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity and venture capital, corporate and commercial matters, securities, and advising on corporate matters relating to banking, restructuring, bankruptcy and insolvency, and real estate transactions.

Maxine has extensive M&A experience acting for and across from major Canadian, US and international private equity funds and strategic purchasers in various sectors, including technology, software, data centres, oilfield services, LNG, health care, retail, fitness, insurance, and manufacturing and distribution.

Maxine has experience in private equity fund formation with a particular focus on real estate funds, and regularly advises clients on their investments in private equity funds, venture capital investments and joint ventures, and how to protect and exercise their rights in such circumstances.

Maxine advises clients on general day-to-day corporate commercial matters, equity and debt financings, corporate governance, succession planning, corporate reorganizations, and works closely with many cross-border clients on “Doing Business in Canada”.

Maxine also has experience in public and exempt debt capital market transactions and advises public companies on continuous disclosure, equity and debt offerings, capital pool company and CSE listings, and qualifying transactions.

Maxine is fluent in both French and English.

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 Ontario
  • American Bar Association
  • Canadian Venture Capital and Private Equity Association
  • Association for Corporate Growth
  • Author and speaker on “The Negotiation of Share Purchase Agreements” presented at the Buying and Selling a Business Seminar hosted by the Legal Education Society of Alberta, Edmonton and Calgary, March 2017
  • 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

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