Constellation Acquires Vincor

On June 5, 2006, in a plan of arrangement valued at approximately $1.58 billion, Constellation Canada Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Brands, Inc., acquired all of the shares of Vincor International Inc. at a cash price of $36.50 per share.
Constellation was represented in-house by Thomas Mullin, Ron Fondiller, David Sorce and Barbara LaVerdi, and by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP with a team that included Donald Ross, Warren Katz, Kevin Cramer, Kashif Zaman, Jason Comerford, Jennifer Lee, Gordon Charlton and André de Maurivez (corporate), Dov Begun (tax), Laurie Barrett and Michael Bertrand (banking), Paul Crampton and Janet Bolton (competition), Laura Fric and Craig Lockwood (litigation) and Caroline Thomas (real estate).
Vincor was represented by Goodmans LLP with a team that included David Matlow, John Connon, Mark Spiro and Simon McGrath (corporate), Mark Surchin (banking), Maureen Berry (tax), Richard Annan (competition), Andrew Wiseman and Jonathan Freeman (real estate), Tom Friedland and Lauren Butti (litigation), Pat Robinson (trusts) and Joe Morrison (employment).