On August 15, 2017, Cushman & Wakefield announced that it completed the acquisition of 20 VIC Management Inc., one of Canada’s leading commercial real estate management firms.
Cushman & Wakefield, headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, is a commercial real estate services company with operations in more than 70 countries and 45,000 employees.
Cushman & Wakefield was represented by its in-house North American General Counsel Rick Cenkus and by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP with a team led by Frank Callaghan that included Stefan Timms, Stephen Nguyen, Rob Weir, James Fu, Steve Suarez, Pam Cross and Catherine Bray; and by Renee van Kessel (regulatory) of Cohen LLP (now of van Kessel Law).
The selling shareholders of 20 VIC Management were represented by Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP with a team that included Gregory Howard, Gerold Goldlist and Anthony Spadaro (M&A); Elie Roth and Christopher Anderson (tax) and Jessica Bullock (employment). Duff & Phelps Canada served as financial advisor to 20 VIC Management.