Olymel Acquires Premium Brands' Fresh Pork Division

On April 17, 2001, Olymel SEC acquired the assets comprising the fresh pork division of Premium Brands Inc. in Red Deer, Alberta for $73 million plus working capital. The transaction represents Premium Brands’ exit from the fresh pork business to focus on processed foods.

Olymel was represented by McCarthy TĂ©trault, with a team that comprised Trevor Bell, Sally Dennis, Linda Brown and Sandra Draibye (corporate), Madeleine Renaud (competition), Gwen Randall, Q.C., (labour/employment/pensions), Dale Skinner, Olivia Colic, and Conni Gibson (corporate). Premium Brands was represented by Bryan & Company with a team that included Doug Goss, Q.C., Mike Crozier, Q.C., Ian Reynolds, and Rob Bruggeman.


Robert J. Bruggeman Michael W. Crozier Sally Dennis Conni M. Gibson Gwen K. Randall Trevor W. Bell Douglas O. Goss Ian W. Reynolds Dale E. Skinner Olivia Colic Madeleine Renaud Sandra M. Draibye Linda G. Brown