Richardson GMP Acquires Macquarie Private Wealth

Richardson GMP Limited acquired Macquarie Group's Canadian retail business, Macquarie Private Wealth Inc., for a price of approximately $132 million.

Following the transaction, Richardson GMP Ltd. will have approximately $28 billion in assets under administration.

Richardson GMP Ltd. is Canada's largest independent wealth management firm.

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP represented Richardson GMP Limited with a team led by Terence Dobbin and Mark Convery, which included Paul Fitzgerald, Lynn Thomson, Jacob Cawker and Trevor Zeyl (M&A); Adrienne Oliver (tax), Michael Horvat and Jonquille Pak (employment); Martin Rochette (pensions and benefits), Kevin Ackhurst (competition) and Alan Merskey and Lauren Posloski (litigation).

Richardson GMP Limited was also represented by Goodmans LLP with a team of Francesca Guolo and Victoria Petherbridge (regulatory); Jon Northup (tax), Robert Vaux, Mark Spiro, Chris Sunstrum and Leah Boyd (corporate); and Michael Bertrand and Heather Gallagher (financing).

Macquarie Group was represented by Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP with a team led by André Perey that included Melanie Sanchez and Hamza Dawood (M&A); Jeffrey Trossman and Jeffrey Shafer (tax); Ross McKee (regulatory), Julie Soloway (competition), Holly Reid (employment), Beth Earon (leasing) and Simon Finch and Michelle Laniel (financing).


Paul Fitzgerald Elizabeth (Beth) Earon Ross McKee Michael F. Horvat Julie A. Soloway Michael Bertrand Martin Rochette Leah Boyd Jeffrey Shafer Melanie Sanchez Mark A. Convery Alan B. Merskey Jeffrey C. Trossman Chris Sunstrum Robert Vaux Jon Northup Michelle Laniel Jacob Cawker Holly Reid André Perey Adrienne F. Oliver Simon A. Finch Kevin D. Ackhurst Francesca M. Guolo Lynn Thomson Mark Spiro Victoria Petherbridge Jonquille Pak Terence S. Dobbin