Kerry Canada Inc., a subsidiary of food company Kerry Group plc, acquired the business of Granby, Quebec-headquartered Métarom Canada Inc. on December 6, 2002, by way of an asset purchase transaction. The value of the deal is undisclosed. Kerry Canada is now one of Canada’s leading manufacturers of aromas and flavourings.
Kerry Canada’s legal team was led by U.S. in-house counsel Bill Coole and included Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP with a team led by Gary Fogler in Toronto and Michel Boislard in Montreal. Métarom Canada was represented by Ogilvy Renault, with a team led by Paul Raymond, Thierry Dorval and Michelle Setlakwe.