Tetra Tech, a world-wide consulting, engineering and construction firm based in Pasadena, California, and listed on the NASDAQ, acquired BPR in a transaction that closed on October 4, 2010.
BPR is one of the largest independent engineering services firms in Canada. Headquartered in Québec City, the firm has more then 1,600 employees, and generated approximately US$170 million in revenue over the 12-month-period preceding its acquisition by Tetra Tech.
Financial details of the transaction were undisclosed.
Tetra Tech was represented by in-house counsel Janis Salin, Vice President and General Counsel, and Edward Bernstein, Vice President Contracts and Legal; and by a team from BCF LLP led by Richard Epstein that included Pascal de Guise and Geneviève Martin (M&A); Guy Rouleau (industry expertise); Adam Allouba (regulatory); Marc-André Bélanger, Charles Gagnon and Boriana Christov (tax); Odette Nadon (environment); Daniel Paul (information technology); Nancy Boyle (employment) and Jean-François Dagenais and Kristian Zimmerman (litigation).
BPR was represented by Ogilvy Renault LLP by a team co-led by Sara Joli-Coeur and Amar Leclair-Ghosh (M&A) that included Catherine De Laboursodière (M&A) and Sébastien Gingras and Audrey St-Pierre (tax).