James Richardson & Sons’ Acquisition of Bison Transport


Dentons advised James Richardson & Sons on the deal.

James Richardson & Sons, Limited (JRSL) executed its acquisition of 100 per cent of the issued and outstanding shares of Bison Transport Inc. and its affiliated companies, one of Canada’s largest trucking companies with operations throughout North America.

JRSL is a private, family-owned and operated corporation involved in global agriculture and food processing, as well as energy exploration, transportation and marketing, financial services, insurance and real estate.

Dentons assisted JRSL on due diligence and regulatory matters in Canada and all aspects of the transaction in the US, with a team led by George Antonopoulos (Picture) that included Courtney Burton, Barry Zalmanowitz, Q.C., Simon Kupi, Alex MacWilliam, Byron Reynolds and Elliott Windfeld and a team in the US that included Bruce Davison, Tim Santoli, Kelli Wikoff, Michael Maryn, Katharina Babish, Brian Baggott, Martin Rice, David Hirsh, James Guinivan and Stephen Libowsky.

Involved fees earner: George Antonopoulos – Dentons; Katharina Babich – Dentons; Brian Baggott – Dentons; Courtney Burton – Dentons; Bruce Davison – Dentons; James Guinivan – Dentons; David Hirsh – Dentons; Simon Kupi – Dentons; Stephen Libowsky – Dentons; Alex MacWilliam – Dentons; Michael Maryn – Dentons; Byron Reynolds – Dentons; Martin Rice – Dentons; Timothy Santoli – Dentons; Kelli Wikof – Dentons; Elliott Windfeld – Dentons; Barry Zalmanowitz – Dentons;

Law Firms: Dentons;

Clients: James Richardson & Sons;

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Author: Ambrogio Visconti