Peter Mendell - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Peter Mendell

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006
Phone: 514-841-6413

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.

Office Location

1501 McGill College Avenue, 26th Floor
Montréal, QC H3A 3N9

Practice Areas

Corporate Law
Mergers & Acquisitions Law