Yannick Beaudoin has 25 years of experience in infrastructure and project development, project finance, banking and financial services, real estate and asset-based finance. He acts for clients in Québec, across Canada and internationally in a wide range of high-profile, complex and leading edge projects.
He advises project proponents in the transportation, social infrastructure, alternative energy, power and health care sectors—as well as bond underwriters, institutional investors and banks in financing these assets.
Yannick's experience serving infrastructure clients spans a wide range of fields, including complex and innovative transactions in healthcare, power, transit, tolls, education, energy, hydrogen, wastewater, pipelines and urban redevelopment.
He is involved in securitization programs of every significant asset class involving Québec assets.
In real estate law, Yannick serves clients in financing, acquisitions and dispositions of property as well as development, leasing and management of commercial property. He helps real estate clients develop data centre projects in Québec, relocate and construct new headquarters, and acquire and finance class AAA office tower space in Montréal. Yannick has advised Canadian and foreign pension funds in a various real estate investments in Québec.
Canadian and international legal directories consistently recognize Yannick as a leading lawyer in his areas of practice. The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory ranks him in project finance, infrastructure law, banking & finance, and all aspects of asset financing. IFLR1000 includes him in banking & finance and real estate. The cross-border Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada rank Yannick in project finance.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Yannick was a partner at another Canadian national law firm in Montréal.