Sotawall business acquired by Apogee Enterprises for US$135M

On December 14, 2016, Sotawall Inc. (“Sotawall”) completed the sale of substantially all of its assets to a wholly owned subsidiary of Apogee Enterprises, Inc. (“Apogee”), a leader in technologies involving the design and development of value-added glass products and services, for approximately US$135 million. Sotawall Inc. is a leading designer and fabricator of high-performance, unitized curtainwall systems for commercial construction projects in North America.

Sotawall was represented by Stewart Sutcliffe, Aaron Vieira, Katarina Zoricic and Laura von Heynitz (M&A), Kathleen Chevalier (employment), Aiden Talai (benefits), Larry Cobb (environmental), John Lorito, Dominic Bédard-Lapointe, Nicholas Grenier (tax), Craig Mitchell (banking), Brady McLeod (real estate), Jonathan Auerbach (IP) and Michael Kilby (regulatory) of Stikeman Elliott LLP.

Apogee was represented by Luke Woolford, Michael Alvaro (M&A), Andrew Reback, Brittany Finn (tax), Kristin Taylor, Caitlin Russell (employment), Natasha Jimeno (real estate), Chandimal Nicholas (IP) and Raivo Uukkivi (regulatory) of Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP.