On October 3, 2002, McCain Foods (Canada), a division of McCain Foods Limited, acquired Wong Wing Foods Inc. Of Montreal, Canada's leading manufacturer of frozen authentic Chinese entrées, egg rolls and dim sum. The transaction consisted of purchasing all of the issued and outstanding shares of Wong Wing from the Wong family. The financial terms of the sale were not disclosed.
The McCain team was led by in-house counsel Ian Mitchell who worked with outside counsel Georges Dubé, Patrick Buchholz, Larry Markowitz, Patrick Bourbeau (Corporate) and Pierre Cadotte (Real Estate) of Lavery, de Billy LLP's Montreal office and with Lawson Hunter and Éric Dufour (Competition) of Stikeman Elliott LLP's Toronto office as well as Shawn Denstedt and Brad Gilmour (Environmental) of Bennett Jones LLP's Calgary office.
The Wong family wa represented by Peter C. Casey, Tammy Shulman and Frederic Chatel (Corporate), Sylvie Bouvette (Real Estate) and Christine Duchaine (Environmental) of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP's Montreal office.