EKB represented its longtime client, Canada Metal (Pacific) Ltd., in the acquisition of Dock Edge+ and related companies. Dock Edge+ is a leading manufacturer and supplier of commercial and consumer marine products in North America.
The acquisition will provide Canada Metal with a dock equipment and marine accessory manufacturer, an 80,000sq. ft. manufacturing plant in Woodbridge, Ontario and a corporate presence and a sales force in eastern Canada.
Canada Metal will be able to distribute Dock Edge+ products through its worldwide distribution network utilizing the acquired facility in Ontario and Canada Metal’s existing facilities in British Columbia, Virginia, USA, China, Italy and Australia.
EKB assisted Canada Metal with strategic advice regarding the acquisition, as well as doing the legal due diligence and preparation and negotiation of the acquisition documents, the shareholders agreements, and the equity and debt financing for the acquisition.