Roins Financial Services Acquires L'Union Canadienne from Co-Operators

Co-operators General Insurance Company completed its sale of the shares of L'Union Canadienne, Compagnie D'Assurances to Roins Financial Services Limited, parent company of Royal & Sun Alliance Insurance Company of Canada for $150,000,000 on October 1, 2012. L'Union Canadienne, Compagnie d'Assurances is a major property and casualty insurance company.

RSA Canada was represented by Robin Richardson, its General Counsel; Melissa Abramowitz, Senior Legal Counsel; and Luke Sawicki, Legal Counsel; who were assisted by McMillan LLP with a team led by Chris Germanakos and including Andrew Walker, Assunta Di Lorenzo, Carol Lyons, Bruce McWilliam and Enda Wong (corporate, mergers & acquisitions); David Wentzell (tax); Mark Opashinov (regulatory); David Ross (real estate); David Elenbaas (labour and employment) and Mark Rowbotham (pension and benefits).

Co-operators General Insurance Company was represented by Frank Lowery, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary; Wayne Schatz, Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate-Regulatory; and Jason Harris, Senior Counsel; who were assisted by Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP with a team led by Robert McDowell and including Sylvie Bourdeau, Andrew Nunes, Koker Christensen, Kathleen Butterfield, Marvin Mikhail, Monica Dingle, Arun Krishnamurti and Caitlin Fell (corporate, mergers & acquisitions); Gilles Carli (tax); Douglas New (competition); Denis Paquin (real estate); Louise B├ęchamp (labour and employment) and Dominique Monet (pension and benefits).

Lawyer(s)

Sylvie Bourdeau David S. Elenbaas Enda Wong Bruce N. McWilliam Douglas C. New Robert W. McDowell Koker Christensen Mark Opashinov Andrew Walker Chris N. Germanakos Mark Rowbotham Monica Dingle Kathleen E. Butterfield David G. Wentzell David J. Ross Marvin Mikhail Dominique Monet Carol V. Lyons Arun S. Krishnamurti Denis Paquin Andrew S. Nunes Caitlin E. Fell Gilles Carli Louise Béchamp