Rexel’s Acquisition of Canadian Utility Business from WESCO International

McCarthy Tétrault advised Rexel in connection with the acquisition.

On February 1, 2021, Rexel acquired the Canadian utility business of WESCO International (WESCO).

This acquisition was completed in connection with a consent agreement between WESCO and the Competition Bureau of Canada. Through this transaction, Rexel will now have enhanced development opportunities and will offer an expanded and complementary range of products to its customer base.

Rexel, through its Canadian subsidiaries, is a leading distributor of electrical products with operations throughout Canada.

The McCarthy Tétrault was led by Éric Gosselin (Picture) and Mark McEwan that included Chanelle Bristol, Victoria Zed and Lama Kahiel (Business), Dominic Thérien and Stéphanie St-Jean (Competition), Conrad Lee (Technology), Marie-Soleil Landry, Nicolas Désy and Kassandra Grenier (Tax), Joanna Rosengarten (Environmental), Vincent Yip (Intellectual Property), Asma Bala and Victor Choi (RPP), Robert Glasgow and John Boscariol (Trade), Ben Aberant and Jessica Wuergler (Labour and Employment), Kelleher Lynch (Pensions) and Gina Bacon (Deal Operations Specialist MT3).

 

Involved fees earner: Benjamin Aberant – McCarthy Tétrault; Asma Bala – McCarthy Tétrault; John Boscariol – McCarthy Tétrault; Chanelle Bristol – McCarthy Tétrault; Victor Choi – McCarthy Tétrault; Nicolas Désy – McCarthy Tétrault; Robert Glasgow – McCarthy Tétrault; Éric Gosselin – McCarthy Tétrault; Kassandra Grenier – McCarthy Tétrault; Marie-Soleil Landry – McCarthy Tétrault; Conrad Lee – McCarthy Tétrault; Kelleher Lynch – McCarthy Tétrault; Mark McEwan – McCarthy Tétrault; Joanna Rosengarten – McCarthy Tétrault; Stéphanie St-Jean – McCarthy Tétrault; Dominic Thérien – McCarthy Tétrault; Jessica Wuergler – McCarthy Tétrault; Vincent Yip – McCarthy Tétrault; Victoria Zed – McCarthy Tétrault;

Law Firms: McCarthy Tétrault;

Clients: Rexel;

Author: Martina Bellini