Recent Work
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its defence of BHP Billiton's US$38.6B unsolicited take-over bid.
  • Richardson International Limited in its C$900M agreement to acquire certain assets of Viterra Inc., pursuant to the C$6.15B offer by Glencore International to acquire Viterra.
  • TreeHouse Foods, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of ConAgra's Private Brands for US$2.7B.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B merger with Agrium Inc. to form the largest crop nutrient company in the world.
  • The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, with the acquisition by its Canadian subsidiary, Scotts Canada Ltd., of Fafard and Brothers Ltd. and of the Acadian Peat Moss business.
  • Veg Pro International Inc., as exclusive legal counsel, in relation with a variety of matters such as corporate finance, regulatory requirements, financing, corporate governance and M&A transactions.
  • Sanimax SAN Inc. in its acquisition of the majority of shares in the rendering company Farima, established in Tupãssi in the state of Paraná, Brazil.
  • Saputo Bakery Inc., a division of Saputo Inc., in the sale of its bakery division to Canada Bread Company, Limited, a subsidiary of Groupo Bimbo S.A. de C.V. for approximately C$120M.
  • Limagrain in connection with an investment in Canterra Seeds by Vilmorin & Cie SA, a publicly-listed company and subsidiary of Limagrain, and a joint venture whereby Vilmorin and Canterra Seeds will develop new varieties of cereals.
  • Swander Pace Capital in its acquisition of Voortman Cookies, a premier manufacturer and marketer of cookies and wafers.
  • Thomas H. Lee Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Give & Go Prepared Foods Corp., concurrently with the latter’s acquisition of Create-a-Treat Ltd., NAFTA Foods and Packaging Inc., and related entities.
  • Alltech, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its C$521M acquisition of Ridley Inc.
  • Yara Canada Inc., the Canadian subsidiary of Yara International ASA, a global leader in fertilizer manufacturing, in a case brought against William Houde Ltée, a local agro-supply business, for breach of contract following the delivery of ammonium nitrate used in the confection of fertilizers and payment of the sale price.
  • Fresh Hemp Foods Ltd., a subsidiary of Compass Diversified Holdings, in the acquisition of Hemp Oil Canada, Inc. for C$42M.
  • Richardson International Limited in its acquisition of Golden Gate Margarine.
  • Archer Daniels Midland Company, as Canadian counsel, in the sale of its global chocolate business to Cargill.
  • Sysco Corp, through its wholly owned Canadian subsidiary Sysco Canada Inc., in its acquisition of Tannis Trading, Inc.
  • Louisiana-Pacific Corporation in the exchange ownership with Norbord Inc. of two wood panel mills in Quebec.