Security is omnipresent in all facets of today’s business world and businesses regularly encounter complex issues that require specialized legal knowledge. Séguin Racine has cutting edge expertise and extensive experience in the Security world and is in a position to provide its many clients with sound and strategic advice.
Our firm is recognized as having closed the largest number of commercial transactions and financings in the Security sector in Canada, both in terms of number and of value.
Our clients include large corporations as well as young, dynamic and growing companies operating in more than 30 countries around the world. Our clients employ tens of thousands of employees and are active in the areas of value transportation, security, consulting, tracking systems, training academies, loss prevention, cybersecurity, investigation, specialized detection, personnel placement, alarm systems and passenger safety. The Firm is recognized for its innovative and practical solutions. Our lawyers assist all stakeholders in the Security industry, including financial institutions, airport stakeholders, specialty manufacturers and distributors, para-government agencies, as well as IT and web partners.
At Séguin Racine, our team includes a host of dedicated lawyers with unparalleled experience in the Security industry in Canada and the United States, for a vast majority of their states. Whether interpreting applicable legislation, obtaining a permit, drafting a major commercial contract or lease, negotiating a joint venture with an aboriginal community or a consortium, or advising on an individual contract of employment, the Firm ensures the highest standards for its clients.
Séguin Racine meets expectations and is aware of the challenges faced by the various players in this industry, particularly in terms of tenders, international economic sanctions as well as provincial and federal lobbying rules. The Firm is at the forefront of developments on money laundering, fraud, public safety and cyber security.
Corporate & Commercial
Mergers & Acquisitions
$9 250 000
Acquisition of a Canadian Business of 2,600 Employees
- GARDA WORLD COMPLETES REPURCHASE OF UNSECURED NOTES FOR US$625 MILLION GARDA WORLD COMPLETES REPURCHASE OF UNSECURED NOTES FOR US$625 MILLION The Firm advised the issuer Garda World Security Corporation in its fall 2019 tender offer valued at US$625 million of Unsecured Notes due 2025. This securities transaction involved hundreds of holders across North America. View Press Release
- GARDA WORLD COMPLETES ISSUANCE OF UNSECURED NOTES FOR US$779 MILLION GARDA WORLD COMPLETES ISSUANCE OF UNSECURED NOTES FOR US$779 MILLION Séguin Racine represented the multinational Garda World Security Corporation in connection with the issuance of US$779 million of Unsecured Notes due 2027. This private placement was completed on the North American market on October 30, 2019. View Press Release
- Garda World
$50 000 000
Private placement of senior unsecured notes following the 325 million dollars of 2010
- Garda of Canada
$25 000 000
Banking Syndicate / Secured Bridge Financing
- Garda World
US$50 000 000 and US$300 000 000
Private Placements of Senior Unsecured Notes