Compass Minerals acquires Wolf Trax Inc.

Compass Minerals acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Wolf Trax Inc., a privately held corporation that develops and distributes innovative plant nutrition products, for $95 million. 

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP acted as lead Canadian counsel to Compass Minerals with a team led by Andrew Nunes (corporate) and including Wojtek Baraniak and Justine Connelly (corporate); Anthony Baldanza (competition and antitrust), Mark Penner (IP), Ingrid VanderElst (regulatory), Bill Bies (tax) and Laura West (trusts).
 
Compass Minerals was represented in Manitoba by Taylor McCaffrey LLP with a team led by Kristen Wittman (corporate) that included Elona McGifford and Katherine Bayer (corporate); Ken Dolinsky and Cindy Lazar (labour and employment), and Lawrence Pinsky (family) and Rod Roy (pensions and benefits).

Corporate Counsel Group LLP acted as lead US counsel to Compass Minerals with a team led by Sheryl Nelson (corporate) and including Bob Marsh, Molly Mitchell-Danciger, Christin Dasek-Kaine and Sarah Baker (corporate).

Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP represented Wolf Trax Inc. and the vendors with a team including Michael Sinclair (corporate), Barry MacTavish (corporate and securities), Silvia de Sousa (intellectual property and corporate), Stéphanie Tétreault (corporate), Leilani Kagan (tax) and Erika Robson (corporate).