Gluskin Sheff + Associates acquires Blair Franklin Asset Management

Gluskin Sheff + Associates Inc. acquired all of the outstanding shares of Blair Franklin Asset Management Holdings Inc., the parent company of Blair Franklin Asset Management Inc. for approximately $70 million in cash and stock.

Goodmans LLP  represented Peter Zaltz and the other sellers with a team including Neill May,  Chat Ortved, Victoria Petherbridge and Matthew Segal (corporate and M&A); Alan Bowman and Kabir Jamal (tax); Glenn Ernst (commodity tax) and Susan Garvie (employment).

Gluskin Sheff + Associates, Inc. was represented by Torys LLP  with a team including Richard Willoughby, Deal Kotwal, Matthew Kuchinsky and Jordan Fenton (corporate and M&A); Jerald Wortsman and Grace Pereira (Canadian tax); Peter Keenan (US tax), Christine Vogelesang and Dawn Scott  (securities and regulatory).