Olivier Léger

Olivier Léger advises fund sponsors on U.S. tax matters at all phases of their operations, including fund formation, fundraising, bridge financing, portfolio acquisitions, and divestitures. Olivier also represents institutional investors, including tax exempt and foreign investors, in connection with their investments in private equity funds and secondary transactions.

In addition, Olivier advises public and privately owned companies with respect to taxable and tax-free mergers and acquisitions, credit facility arrangements, post-transactional integration, inbound and outbound transactions, public offerings, and cross-border reorganizations.

Representative Engagements

  • Private investment fund sponsors in connection with their fund formation and fund raising activities.
  • Sophisticated companies in major acquisitions, many with a value more than $100 million. These acquisitions have involved a range of commercial sectors, including medical devices, pharmaceuticals, biologics, food, media, mobile applications, insurance, manufacturing, chemicals, and jewelry.
  • Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. in three major acquisitions, including an acquisition for $3.3 billion cash.

Professional and Community Involvement

  • Member of the Canadian Bar Association
  • Member of the Association de planification fiscale et financiere
  • Member of the Canadian Tax Foundation

Education & Credentials

University of Toronto Faculty of Law
LLM, 2007
Université de Moncton
LLB, 2004, Gold Medalist 



New York

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