On July 31, 2019, Oldcastle Building Products Canada, Inc. (Oldcastle) completed its acquisition of the operating assets of Abbotsford Concrete Products Ltd. (ACP) and its affiliates.
Oldcastle is a U.S. subsidiary of CRH plc., a global building products company that employs approximately 91,000 people at approximately 4,000 operating locations in 37 countries and is a leading North American manufacturer of concrete masonry, lawn, garden and paving products.
Founded in 1989, ACP is an industry leader in the manufacturing of interlocking paving stones and segmental retaining wall systems in Western Canada and is headquartered in Abbotsford, B.C.
Oldcastle was represented in house by Michael Deaton (Deputy General Counsel, CRH Americas, Inc.) and was assisted by Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP with a team led by Richard Cicchillo Jr. (M&A) and assisted by Kelsey Donnalley (M&A), Gary Sheehan (Environmental) and Jeffrey Reed (Tax) and Stikeman Elliott LLP with a team that included John Leopold, Kevin A. Custodio, Hélia Taheri and Amelia Mounsey (M&A), Luc Bernier, Adam Drori and Candace Cerone (Tax), Cheryl Rea (Employment), Natasha vandenHoven and Allyson Marta (Benefits), Jonathan Auerbach (Intellectual Property), Rachel Hutton (Environmental and Real Estate), Michael Kilby (Competition) and John Simpson (Banking).
ACP was represented by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP with a team led by Bill Maclagan, QC (Tax) and J-P Bogden (M&A) and including Patrick Whitehill (M&A), Navin Joneja and David Dueck (Regulatory), Michael Howcroft (Employment), Jeff Merrick, Greg Umbach, Randy Bassi and Tony Magre (Real Estate), Allan Gelkopf and Matt Weaver (Tax), Tony Crossman and Nardia Cernawsky (Environmental), Jacob Switzer and Sarah Manifold (Financial Services) and Troy Lehman (IP & IT).