Barbara Sheng

Barbara Sheng Partner

Representative Work
  • American Industrial Partners, in the sale of the Canadian operations of Canam Group, as well as certain assets in the United States and overseas, to the Dutil family, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Fonds de solidarité FTQ, for an enterprise value of more than C$840M.
  • Compass Diversified Holdings and other shareholders of FHF Holdings Ltd. in the sale of Manitoba Harvest to Tilray, Inc. by plan of arrangement.
  • Modular Space Holdings, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its US$1.2B acquisition by WillScot Corporation.
  • Canadian Medical Association in the C$2.6B sale of MD Financial Management to Scotiabank, including the entering into of a 10-year affinity agreement between CMA and Scotiabank.
  • American Industrial Partners and certain other investors, as lead counsel, in their acquisition, directly or indirectly, of all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Canam Group Inc. for an enterprise value of approximately C$875M.
  • Canada Goose Holdings Inc. in its C$391M cross-border initial public offering of subordinate voting shares and dual-listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange and New York Stock Exchange.
  • American Industrial Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of entities comprising the Mining Consumables Division (Moly-Cop) from Arrium Ltd. for US$1.2B.
  • An affiliate of a U.S. private equity firm its first Canadian acquisition acquiring one of North America’s leading manufacturers of kayaks and watersports equipment, as well as storage and outdoor furniture products.
  • Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE: CODI), through its subsidiary Compass Group Diversified Holdings LLC, in its acquisition of Manitoba Harvest, a Canadian manufacturer of hemp-based food products.
  • TreeHouse Foods, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of ConAgra's Private Brands for US$2.7B.
  • GI Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Logibec Inc. from OMERS Private Equity.
  • Vector Capital, a U.S. private equity firm, in its acquisition of Triton Digital.
  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., as Canadian counsel, in its US$1.1B acquisition of Internet Brands from Hellman & Friedman and JMI Equity.
  • Kohlberg & Company, L.L.C., as Canadian counsel, in the acquisition by its portfolio company, Nellson Nutraceutical of Le Groupe Multibar Inc.
  • Bain Capital LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of a majority stake in Canada Goose Inc.
  • Permira Funds, a leading European private equity firm, in its C$1.1B acquisition, along with Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and Fonds de solidarité F.T.Q., of Atrium Innovations Inc. by way of plan of arrangement and the concurrent offering of US$625M by way of private placement.
  • Perseis Partners in the sale of the business conducted by Greiche & Scaff (Optic Direct Inc.), a subsidiary of Perseis Partners, to New Look Eyewear Inc., a publicly-traded corporation based in Montréal, for C$17.75M.
  • Southwire Co., as Canadian counsel, in its US$786M acquisition of Coleman Cable Inc., a manufacturer of electrical and electronic wire and cable products.
  • Sysco Corporation, the global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products in connection with the acquisition by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sysco Canada, Inc., of certain broadline and specialty food service businesses in Quebec, including the Distagro Division of Metro Richelieu Inc. from Metro Inc., Viandes St. Laurent, a Montréal meat processor and distributor, and En Gros Pierre, a Montréal seafood company.
  • Air Canada in connection with the issuance of US$800M and US$300M senior secured first lien notes and US$300M senior secured second lien notes.
  • American Industrial Partners, as Canadian counsel, in its US$375M acquisition of the Carlisle Transportation Products business from Carlisle Companies Inc.