Bain Capital completed the acquisition of a majority stake in Canada Goose, one of the world's leading manufacturers of extreme weather outerwear. Dani Reiss will remain President and CEO, and continue to own a significant minority stake in the company. Financial terms of the private transaction were not disclosed.
Bain Capital was represented in Canada by Peter Castiel, Warren Silversmith and Barbara Sheng (M&A); Frank Mathieu and Éric Lévesque (tax); Marie Garneau, Howard Rosenoff and Shane Litvack (banking); Stephanie Wechsler, Kelly O'Ferrall and Michèle Robichaud (employment and labour); Luc Vaillancourt (pensions and benefits), Jonathan Auerbach (intellectual property), Richard Rusk (environment) and Paul Collins and Marisa Muchnik (competition) of Stikeman Elliott LLP; in the US by William Shields, Christopher Leich, Michael Sartor, Adam Greenwood, Brian Elworthy and Elizabeth Rahn of Ropes & Gray LLP; in Luxembourg by Joost Van Den Berg and Philippe Chenu of Loyens & Loeff Luxembourg S.à r.l.; and in the Cayman Islands by Sheryl Dean and Philip Dickinson from Maples and Calder.
Canada Goose was represented by Jeffrey Cohen, Glen Eddie, Chaim Sapirman and Violet French (corporate/M&A), Fay Sulley (corporate/banking), Catherine Nicholson (tax), Sammy Redlick (corporate), Rajeev Sharma (competition) and Tom Stefanik (labour/employment) of Torkin Manes LLP; and in Sweden by Björn Welinder and Maria Stakovska (corporate) of Lindmark Welinder.
CIBC was represented in Canada by Joel Scoler, Justin Lapedus and Lama Sabbagh of McCarthy Tétrault LLP; and in the US by Greg Klamrzynski and Cari Grieb of Chapman and Cutler LLP.