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As a leading Canadian law firm with experience in all principal areas of business law, including corporate/commercial, corporate finance, banking, insolvency and restructuring, energy, environmental, infrastructure/P3, technology and intellectual property, litigation, labour and employment, municipal and land use planning, real estate and tax, we have advised on significant matters for clients ranging from startups to multinational corporations.

We have included a sample of our recent experience below. 

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Riverside Lobster International Inc. Completes Divestiture to Champlain Financial Corporation Joel M. Rose, Joanne C. Coldwell, Barbara Worndl, Jeremy D. Burke and Sarah Newman Aug 08, 2017 Riverside Lobster International Inc. recently completed its divestiture to Champlain Financial Corporation, a private equity firm headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. Riverside is a prominent seafood processor and wholesale distributor located in Meteghan Center, Nova Scotia, that supplies lobster ...
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Cheticamp Fisheries Completes Sale to Quebec-Based Private Equity Firm Joel M. Rose, Joanne C. Coldwell, Barbara Worndl, Jesse Rosensweet, Lorenzo Lisi, Fiona Brown and Ken Clark May 26, 2017 Pêcheries Cheticamp Fisheries Intl. (2016) Ltd. announced the completion of its acquisition... Pêcheries Cheticamp Fisheries Intl. (2016) Ltd. announced the completion of its acquisition by Champlain Financial Corporation, headquartered in Montreal, Quebec. Cheticamp Fisheries is a prominent seafood processor located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, supplying premium snow crab and...
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A&B Advises on Award-Winning Management Buyout Deal Stanley W. L. Freedman, Steven L. Graff and Francesco Gucciardo Feb 16, 2017 The M&A Advisor recognized the management buyout of Thane International Inc. as the Consumer Discretionary Deal of the Year in the over $50 million to $100 million category as part of its 11th Annual Turnaround Awards.
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Fleetwood Metal Industries Completes Sale to U.S.-Based Private Equity Firm Tony Gioia, Jeffrey K. Merk, Stephen Zolf, Barbra H. Miller, Paige Backman, Graham Topa and Aarondeep (Aaron) S. Bains Nov 07, 2016 Fleetwood Metal Industries Inc., a successful Tier 1 automotive metal stamping, welding and assembly business with facilities in Ontario and Alabama, recently announced the completion of its sale to Milestone Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm. 
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LVS Inc. and its Founder Complete Sale of Shares to Avante Logixx Inc. Richard M. Kimel, Jeremy D. Burke and Elisabeth V. Atsaidis Apr 01, 2015

LVS Inc. and its founder completed the sale of all of the outstanding shares to Avante Logixx Inc. (TSXV: XX).

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Chesswood Group Limited Completes Acquisition Richard Epstein, Richard M. Kimel, Francesco Gucciardo, Jill P. Fraser and Jeremy D. Burke Mar 18, 2015 On March 18, 2015, Chesswood Group Limited announced that it had completed the acquisition of all of the shares in the capital of, and certain shareholder loan receivables in respect of, Blue Chip Leasing Corporation and EcoHome Financial Inc.
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National RV Communities, LLC Completed a US$800 Million Refinancing Nov 11, 2014 National RV Communities, LLC (now part of Carefree Communities Inc.) completed a US$800 million r... National RV Communities, LLC (now part of Carefree Communities Inc.) completed a US$800 million refinancing of a North America-wide recreational-based real estate portfolio.
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Telecommunications Company Completes $160 Million Indirect Sale Nov 04, 2014 The family owners of a large telecommunications company recently completed a $160 million indirec... The family owners of a large telecommunications company recently completed a $160 million indirect sale of their business through an auction process.
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Concord Pacific Developments Closes Second Solar Farm Purchase from Canadian Solar Sep 09, 2014 On September 8, 2014, an affiliate of Concord Pacific Developments completed the post-constructio... On September 8, 2014, an affiliate of Concord Pacific Developments completed the post-construction purchase of the 10MW AC ‘Mighty Solar’ solar generation electricity project from an affiliate of Canadian Solar Inc. (NASDAQ-CISQ) for a purchase price of over $60 million. This follows Co...
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A&B Assists International Law Firm with Potential Expansion into Canada Aug 15, 2014 Aird & Berlis LLP acted for an international law firm in connection with its potential expans... Aird & Berlis LLP acted for an international law firm in connection with its potential expansion into Canada when it was considering the establishment of a relationship with a law firm to be newly formed with lawyers from a failing Canadian law firm.
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A&B Represents Private Equity Firm on Various Transactions Aug 15, 2014 Aird & Berlis LLP was selected by Prospect Street Capital, a large, New York-based private eq... Aird & Berlis LLP was selected by Prospect Street Capital, a large, New York-based private equity firm with investments throughout the world, to act for them on various transactions.
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A&B Acts for Electrum Group Aug 15, 2014 Aird & Berlis LLP continues to act for the Electrum Group in connection with its maintenance ... Aird & Berlis LLP continues to act for the Electrum Group in connection with its maintenance and its large and economically valuable positions in numerous Canadian public resource companies. We have: continued to maintain and monitor the portfolio and the various regulatory requirements; ...
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A&B Advises on Sale of National Park’N Fly Car Park Business in Canada Aug 05, 2014 The current owners of Canada’s largest off-airport and only national car park company, Park’N Fly... The current owners of Canada’s largest off-airport and only national car park company, Park’N Fly, recently completed the sale of their parking business assets, including all real estate used in connection with the business located in several cities across Canada.
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Mevotech L.P. Receives Investment of Growth Capital Apr 21, 2014 Mevotech L.P. received an investment of growth capital from Penfund, a leading Canadian private e... Mevotech L.P. received an investment of growth capital from Penfund, a leading Canadian private equity firm, to help support its growth.
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A&B Acts in Formation of Skyline Retail REIT and $94M Acquisition Feb 10, 2014 A&B acted for Skyline Enterprises Management Inc. in the formation and initial acquisitions o... A&B acted for Skyline Enterprises Management Inc. in the formation and initial acquisitions of Guelph Ontario-based Skyline Retail Real Estate Investment Trust.
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A&B Expands Relationship with Post Foods Feb 03, 2014 Aird & Berlis LLP has been able to maintain and expand its relationship with Post Foods. In a... Aird & Berlis LLP has been able to maintain and expand its relationship with Post Foods. In addition to assisting Ralcorp in buying Post Foods and later spinning it out to Ralcorp shareholders, we recently worked on several transactions.
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A&B Assists National RV Communities LLC in Acquisition Jan 17, 2014 Aird & Berlis LLP has completed two acquisition transactions of vacation parks in Ontario for... Aird & Berlis LLP has completed two acquisition transactions of vacation parks in Ontario for National RV Communities LLC (now part of the Carefree Communities Inc.).
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A&B Acts For Haggar Clothing Co. in Acquisition of Tribal Sportswear Jan 13, 2014 A&B acted for Haggar Clothing Co., a leader in men’s apparel for over 85 years, in its acquis...

A&B acted for Haggar Clothing Co., a leader in men’s apparel for over 85 years, in its acquisition of Tribal Sportswear from Kilmer Capital Fund L.P. for an undisclosed amount.

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A&B Assists Prospect Capital Corporation in Acquisition Dec 06, 2013 Aird & Berlis LLP provided Canadian legal services to Prospect Capital Corporation, a New Yor... Aird & Berlis LLP provided Canadian legal services to Prospect Capital Corporation, a New York-based financial services entity (NYSE: PRY). In Q3 2013, we acted in connection with the acquisition of MITY Enterprises, Inc., a market-leading provider of multipurpose room furniture and specialty...
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A&B Represents Hecla Mining Company in Takeover Oct 15, 2013 In Q2 2013, Aird & Berlis LLP represented Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) in connection with ... In Q2 2013, Aird & Berlis LLP represented Hecla Mining Company (NYSE: HL) in connection with its proposed takeover bid for the equity and near equity of U.S. Silver Combination following the announcement of U.S. Silver Corporation’s proposed share-exchange merger with RX Gold & Silver Inc.
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A&B Represents Cytochroma Canada Inc. in its Sale to Opko Health, Inc. for Gross Sale Proceeds of up to US$290 Million May 10, 2013 On March 4, 2013, a subsidiary of OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK), a multi-national biopharmaceutica... On March 4, 2013, a subsidiary of OPKO Health, Inc. (NYSE:OPK), a multi-national biopharmaceutical and diagnostics company, completed the acquisition of all of the assets and undertaking of Cytochroma Canada Inc., a privately held pharmaceutical company with operations in Markham, Ontario and Ban...
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A&B Represents McCordick Glove & Safety Inc. Mar 31, 2013 Aird & Berlis LLP acted for a selling family group of a privately held entity for about $60mm... Aird & Berlis LLP acted for a selling family group of a privately held entity for about $60mm, to a U.S. buyer with a comprehensive pre-sale tax plan.
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A&B Acts for Extreme Fitness Feb 08, 2013 Aird & Berlis LLP acted in connection with the recent restructuring and sale of Extreme Fitne... Aird & Berlis LLP acted in connection with the recent restructuring and sale of Extreme Fitness. A&B had been acting for the majority equity stakeholders of Extreme Fitness for many years. Due to financial statement presentation matters, which materially incorrectly presented the financia...
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A&B Acts for Farley Windows Group Jan 11, 2013 Aird & Berlis LLP was retained to act for the court appointed receiver manager of the Farley ... Aird & Berlis LLP was retained to act for the court appointed receiver manager of the Farley Windows group.
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