Richelieu Hardware Acquires Volk Enterprises

On June 1, 2004, Richelieu Hardware Ltd. acquired substantially all of the assets and property of Volk Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Allied Casework Supply. This acquisition will permit Richelieu Hardware to continue its foray in the US by creating the Allied Casework Supply division located in the States of Georgia and South Carolina. The value of the transaction was US$2.8 million.

Richelieu Hardware was represented by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt in Montreal, with a team that included Christiane Jodoin, Matthew Starnes and André de Maurivez, with the assistance of David Garbus and Michael Wirvin of Robinson & Cole in Boston.

Volk Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Allied Casework Supply was represented by Robert Brazier and Michael Evans of Gambrell & Stolz.