Specialty Foods Group Income Fund Completes IPO

Specialty Foods Group Income Fund completed its $201 million initial public offering on April 1, 2003. The fund owns an approximate 55 per cent interest in U.S.-based Specialty Foods Group Inc.
The fund and the existing investors of Specialty Foods were represented in Canada, by Torys LLP with a team that included Phil Brown, Kevin Morris, Mark Adkins, Melinda Anderson, Corrado Cardarelli, Ann Marie McGovern, Peter Keenan, Jeff Scheine, Gary Gartner and Pamela Petree; and in the U.S., by Scott Williams, Brooks Gruemmer, Kathryn Moore and Dan Zucker of McDermott, Will & Emery in Chicago.

The offering was led by CIBC World Markets Inc. and BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., with a syndicate that included RBC Dominion Securities Inc., National Bank Financial Inc., Scotia Capital Inc. and TD Securities Inc. The underwriters were represented in Canada, by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP with a team that included Andrew Aziz, John Leddy, Brian Temins, Andrew Kingissepp and Ronit Florence; and in the U.S., by Joseph Kronsnoble and Jennifer Love of Latham & Watkins LLP in Chicago.


Daniel N. Zucker Brian J. Temins Mark R. T. Adkins Corrado Cardarelli Joseph Kronsnoble Brooks B. Gruemmer Kevin M. Morris Andrew H. Kingissepp Andrew W. Aziz Peter Keenan Ann Marie McGovern Scott M. Williams Jeffrey D. Scheine John Leddy Gary J. Gartner Melinda N. Anderson


Torys LLP Torys LLP McDermott Will & Emery Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Latham & Watkins LLP