Deluxe Completes Acquisition of Post Production and Rainmaker Visual Effects Operations of Rainmaker Income Fund

On January 8, 2008, Deluxe Vancouver Ltd. (Deluxe), a division of the Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc., announced that it had completed the previously announced acquisition of the post production and visual effects operations of Rainmaker Entertainment Inc. (Rainmaker), a division of Rainmaker Income Fund, along with Visual Effects UK Limited, Rainmaker's visual effects operation in London, England, for approximately $31 million. The purchase did not include the Rainmaker Animation division based in Vancouver. Deluxe applied and received approval for the acquisition from the Minister of Canadian Heritage under the Investment Canada Act.

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. is the leading provider of a broad range of entertainment services and technologies to the film industry. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of MacAndrew & Forbes Holdings Inc. Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc. was represented internally by Scott Ehrlich and Stefanie Liquori and a team from Lang Michener LLP led by Howard Drabinsky (corporate) and including Gerald (J.R.) Beaudrie (corporate), Sandra Knowler (corporate), Kalle Soomer (tax), Richard Bennett (tax), Emanuel Montenegrino (government relations), Daniel Edmondstone (competition), Martin Masse (competition) and George Waggott (employment). Emma Bullivant and David Benjamin of Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP acted as UK counsel to Deluxe. Rainmaker Entertainment was advised by a team from Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP led by Iain Mant, (corporate) and including Frank Schober (tax), Lorene Novakowski (employment), Andrew Jackson (banking), Tony Baldanza (competition), Mitch McCormick (corporate), Amanda MacAdams (corporate), David Martin (real estate) and Kate Seniowski (tax).


George Waggott Sandra M. Knowler Andrew P. Jackson J. Mitch McCormick David A. Martin Lorene A. Novakowski Iain Mant Kalle Soomer Kate Marples Daniel G. Edmondstone Howard Drabinsky Frank S. Schober Manny Montenegrino Martin G. Masse J.R. Beaudrie


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