Vitran Sells its Supply Chain Operation to LEGACY Supply Chain

Vitran Corporation Inc., a publicly traded North American transportation company, completed the sale of its Supply Chain Operation (SCO) business to LEGACY Supply Chain based in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, for US $97 million in cash. In the transaction LEGACY Supply Chain acquired various Vitran Canadian and US subsidiaries carrying on the SCO business. The SCO business operates as a North American third-party supply chain provider specializing in complex, high-velocity logistics networks servicing leading North American Retailers. The acquisition greatly expands LEGACY Supply Chain's market share in the United States and Canada.

Vitran was represented by McMillan LLP with a team that included Carl De Vuono, Greg McIlwain, Jeffrey Geib, Damon Chisholm and Robert Hester (M&A and corporate); Hellen Siwanowicz and Herb Ono (securities); and Eric Friedman and Darcy Ammerman (financial services). Vitran was advised on various US matters by Vuono & Gray, LLC with a team led by Mark Vuono.

LEGACY Supply Chain was represented by Verill Dana LLP with a team that included Mark Googins, Jim Palmer, Andreea Sabin, Alistair Raymond and Riikka Morrill and by Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP on Canadian matters with a team that included David Pamenter, Faran Umar-Khitab, David Campbell and Neeta Sahadev (M&A and corporate); Tim Wach and Jennifer Hanna (tax) and Hugh Christie and Jordan Smith (employment).


Robert Hester Faran Umar-Khitab Jennifer Hanna Eric B. Friedman Hellen Siwanowicz Damon Chisholm Greg McIlwain Jordan M. Smith Timothy S. Wach Carl A. De Vuono David A. Campbell Hugh A. Christie David W. Pamenter Darcy Ammerman Herbert I. Ono


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