Canfor $635 Million Acquisition

August 26 Canfor Corporation announced its $635 million share acquisition of Northwood Inc., a pulp and paper company in British Columbia. Vancouver’s Lawson Lundell Lawson & McIntosh represents Canfor Corporation with the Lawson Lundell team being led by William Dickson. McMillan represents The Meade Corporation, a 50 per cent shareholder in Northwood with the McMillan team being comprised of David Wentzell, Bruce McWilliam, Donald Salisbury and Todd Miller. McCarthy Tétrault represents Nexfor Inc., the other 50 per cent shareholder in Northwood. The McCarthy team is led by Daryl McLean. Closing, subject to government approvals, is scheduled for the end of November.