Ken Ottenbreit

Kenneth G. Ottenbreit Managing Principal

Representative Work
  • Platinum Equity, LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its US$3.85B acquisition of Husky Injection Molding Systems from Berkshire Partners and OMERS Private Equity.
  • Issuers and underwriters in connection with numerous cross-border (Canada-U.S.) public offerings and private placements, including under the Canada-U.S. Multi-Jurisdictional Disclosure System.
  • U.S. and international corporations and private equity funds in connection with numerous public and private M&A transactions.
  • U.S. and international dealers and advisers on Canadian regulatory and compliance matters relating to securities, funds, futures and derivatives.
  • Private equity, venture capital and hedge funds in connection with capital raising activities in Canada.
  • Ameritrade Holdings Inc. in its US$2.9B acquisition of TD Waterhouse Inc. and sale of Ameritrade Canada.
  • The Carlyle Group in connection with the acquisition of Tritech Precision Inc., Trimin Enterprises Inc. and Haley Industries Inc.
  • Hexagon AB, as Canadian counsel, in connection with its US$390M acquisition by takeover bid of NovAtel Inc.
  • Thomas Weisel Partners Group, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Westwind Partners.
  • Fortis Bank as underwriters of an international common share offering by Homburg Invest Inc., a Canadian public company, and listing on the Euronext Amsterdam N.V.
  • The Carlyle Group in connection with the acquisition of the Information Solutions Group from the Reynolds and Reynolds Company.
  • Equitable Life Assurance Society and Phoenix Life Insurance Co. as selling shareholders in the acquisition by Reebok International Ltd. of Hockey Company Holdings Inc.
  • FuelCell Energy, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of Global Thermoelectric Inc.
  • US and international funds in numerous investments in TSX and TSXV-listed companies.
  • The Carlyle Group in its acquisition of the Standard Aero Engine Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Division of Dunlop Standard Aerospace Group.
  • Hubbell Incorporated in its acquisition of LCA Group, Inc., the lighting division of U.S. Industries, Inc.
  • Compass Minerals Group, Inc. in its acquisition of the salt and ogden businesses of IMC Global Inc., including Sifto Canada Inc.
  • Industry Canada in connection with a major study comparing the Canada Business Corporations Act to the Delaware General Corporation Law.
  • The securities industry associations and organizations, including the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association, the Futures Industry Association and the Managed Funds Association.