Westburne-Wolseley Canada Inc. Completes the Acquisition of Brock Engineering

On April 30, 2002, Westburne-Woseley Canada Inc. completed its acquisition of Brock Engineering for an undisclosed amount. Westburne-Woseley is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Woseley plc, the world's largest specialist trade distributor of heating and plumbing products with worldwide sales in excess of $16 billion. Brock Engineering is one of the top three Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) wholesalers in Quebec and also operates in Ontario and the Maritime provinces. This acquisition strengthens Westburne-Woseley's market position in the HVAC business in Eastern Canada. Westburne-Woseley is a leading distributor of plumbing, waterworks, HVAC, refrigeration and industrial supplies with locations across Canada.

Woseley was represented by Stikeman Elliot LLP's John W. Leopold, Michel GĂ©linas and Dominique Babin (corporate), Jean Carrier (environment), Derek Chiasson (tax), Eveline Poirier (employment) and Paul Collins (regulatory). Brock was represented by a team led by Monica Maynard of Maynard & Zaor.


Eveline Poirier Dominique Babin Michel Gélinas Paul Collins John W. Leopold Jean Carrier Derek Chiasson


Stikeman Elliott LLP Maynard & Zaor