TransForce Acquires Besner Group

On October 11, 2002, TransForce Income Fund acquired Transport Besner Inc., Gestion Réseau Besner Ltée, Besner Atlantic Trucking Ltd. and Besner Central Trucking Ltd. for an undisclosed amount. The Besner group specializes in domestic and transborder truckload activities in Canada and the U.S.

TransForce was represented by Heenan Blaikie LLP, with a team led by Auguste Masson (corporate) in Montreal, and assisted by Carl Bélanger and Dima Yared (corporate) in Montreal and Subrata Bhattacharjee and Jason Yustin (competition) in Toronto. The Besner Group was represented by Yves Rochette of Kronström Desjardins in Quebec.


Auguste Masson Yves Rochette Subrata Bhattacharjee Carl Bélanger


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