On July 29, 2011, Cogeco Cable Inc. (Cogeco Cable) acquired Quiettouch Inc. (Quiettouch), a managed services provider. The confidential purchase price was financed in part by the existing revolving credit facility of Cogeco Cable made available by a lending syndicate led by Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, as administrative agent.
Cogeco Cable was represented in-house by a team led by Christian Jolivet, Vice President, Chief Legal Officer & Secretary, Yves Mayrand, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, Annie Miville-Dechêne, Senior Legal Counsel, Pierre Gagné, Senior Vice-President & Chief Financial Officer, and Eric Simon, Director Financial Planning, and by Stikeman Elliott LLP, with a team including Warren Katz, David Massé, Maria Reda and Elizabeth Labrie (corporate/M&A) and Jean Lamothe, Maxime Jacquin and Annick Gaucher-Paradis (financing).
The shareholders of Quiettouch were represented by outside counsel Owens, Wright LLP, with a team including Nathan Chan, James Morrow and Lisa Pagano (corporate/M&A).
The lenders were represented by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, with a team including former partner James Papadimitriou, Katherine Girard and Aryana Rousseau.