Science Applications International Corp. (SAIC Canada), a subsidiary of San Diego, California-headquartered Science Applications International Corp., purchased, on December 19, 2003, Mississauga-based Exploranium GS Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. Exploranium designs, manufactures and sells low level radiation, detection and measurement systems. SAIC Canada is a research and engineering company, providing information technology, systems integration and eSolutions to commercial and government customers.
SAIC was represented by in-house counsel Cindy Pittman, and Scott Goverman (M&A), Felicia Faragasso (regulatory), Brian Ster (IP), and Elise Heitmeyer, director, group contracts; by Stikeman Elliott LLP, with a team that included John Leopold, Kevin Kyte, Nathalie Mercure, and Claire Zikovsky (corporate) and Frédéric Harvey and Franco Gadoury (tax); and by Melanie Polowin (employment) and Paul Conlin (regulatory) of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP.
Exploranium was represented by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, with a team that included Bliss White, Jillian Swartz, Colleen Myers and Jennifer Longhurst (corporate), Paul Tamaki and Alisa Ruvinsky (tax), Greg Kanargelidis (regulatory, commodity tax and trade), Jeff Sommers (pensions and benefits), Gary Daniel (intellectual property) and Abdul-Basit Khan (employment).