Juniper Networks acquires BTI Systems

On April 1, 2016, Juniper Networks, Inc. completed its acquisition of BTI Systems Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement.  While not a public company, BTI has a very complex VC-based capital structure, with many classes of shares, warrants and options, and many shareholders, which led to the choice to do a plan of arrangement. 

Juniper Networks was represented by Simon Romano, Michael Decicco, Paul Burd (M&A), John Lorito, Katy Pitch (tax), Michael Kilby (competition), Aiden Talai (pensions/benefits), and Khalfan Khalfan (employment) of Stikeman Elliott LLP, by Bradley Finkelstein, Melissa Smit (M&A), and Michael Montfort (employment/benefits) of Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, P.C., and by Sean Belanga, Sayoko Blodgett-Ford, Anthony Decicco and Leon Schwartz (intellectual property) of GTC Law Group LLP

BTI Systems was represented by Deborah Weinstein, Daniel Scott, Emma Mohns (M&A), Estelle Duez (tax), Michael Morgan and Meaghan Mahadeo (intellectual property) of LaBarge Weinstein LLP.