Bentall Capital Acquires Beutel Goodman

On June 17, 2002, Bentall Capital Limited Partnership acquired the principal assets and business of Beutel Goodman Real Estate Group Inc. (BGREG), adding over $1 billion in managed real estate investments to its portfolio. This acquisition has made Bentall Capital the leading real estate investment manager in Canada with responsibility for the management of $6 billion invested in real estate on behalf of major institutional investors in Canada and the U.S.

Bentall Capital was represented by Stikeman Elliott, with a team led by Jonathan Drance and including John Anderson, Philip Griffin and Thomas Wachowski. Beutel Goodman was represented by Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP, with a team led by Robert Hull and comprising Ryan Farquhar and Nick Westlind (corporate), Vince Imerti (tax) and Hugh Christie and Belinda Bain (employment).


Nicholas L. Westlind Vince F. Imerti Hugh A. Christie Phillip G. Griffin Ryan R. Farquhar John F. Anderson Robert G.S. Hull Jonathan S. Drance Thomas S. Wachowski Belinda A. Bain