Dean Koumanakos

Dean P. Koumanakos Managing Partner

Representative Work
  • Genuine Parts Company in connection with its take private of Commercial Solutions Inc.
  • Genuine Parts Company in its acquisition of Auto-Camping Ltd. and numerous other Canadian strategic acquisitions.
  • ABRY Partners in the acquisition of FLS Transportation Services Inc. from its founders.
  • TZP Group in connection with numerous portfolio company matters and M&A bidding processes.
  • Micro Focus in connection with the Canadian component of its US$8.8B merger with Hewlett Packard Enterprises software business division.
  • EQUATE, Petrochemical Company in connection with the Canadian component of its US$6B acquisition of ME Global.
  • HNA Group on the Canadian component of its US$2.8B acquisition of Swissport.
  • Metalmark Capital Partners in the acquisition of Airborne Systems from Alchemy Partners.
  • Metalmark Capital Partners in the sale of Airborne Systems to Transdigm Inc.
  • TPG Capital in connection with the US$850M acquisition of the Property Information Business of MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd.
  • Sysco Corporation in connection with the C$440M acquisition of the assets of SERCA Foodservice Inc. and other affiliates from Sobeys Inc., including the C$75M divestiture of the SERCA Pacific Division to GFS Holdings, Inc., and the establishment of a C$500M Canadian commercial paper program.
  • KRG Capital Partners in connection with its investment in Focus Corporation and several add-on acquisitions.
  • GE Capital Solutions Canada in connection with its purchase of Citigroup's Canadian commercial lending and leasing business, part of GE Capital's purchase of CitiCapital, Citigroup's North American commercial lending and leasing business.
  • Clairvest Group Inc. in its C$320M sale of substantially all of the assets of its investee company Shepell-fgi to Morneau Sobeco Income Fund.
  • Foamex International, Inc. in the US$155M sale of substantially all of its assets to MatlinPatterson Global Opportunities Partners III L.P. and Black Diamond Capital Management, L.L.C.
  • Air Canada in its successful acquisition of Canadian Airlines, which had sought protection from its creditors under the CCAA.
  • BCE in its role in the restructuring of Teleglobe.