Partner specializing in international M&A transactions in various sectors, including retail, packaging, forestry, aviation, agribusiness and manufacturing. Transactions include Mann & Hummel Group
US1.3 billion acquisition of the global filtration operations of Affinia Group, Yoplait France acquisition of Liberté Brand Products; US$2-billion acquisition by Australian Amcor Limited of Rio Tinto's packaging operations in 31 countries; acquisitions by Amcor of 58 subsidiaries in 26 countries from Schmalbach-Lubeca for €1.725 billion and 10 plants in seven countries from Rexam Plc for
US$330 million; establishment by Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. of Singapore-based joint venture with Norwegian and Korean partners, including acquisition of newsprint mills in Korea, Thailand and China; establishment by Group CGI Inc. of a $3-billion outsourcing joint venture with Canada Post;
US$1 billion acquisition by Tata Chemicals; sale by Amcor of “White Cap” closure business to Silgan Holdings for €235 million; US$8-billion merger of Abitibi-Consolidated Inc. and Bowater Inc.; and franchising agreements of Aldo Group in over 85 countries. Recognized as a Repeatedly Recommended M&A and Corporate Commercial Law practitioner in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, IFLR1000 and The Best Lawyers in Canada.