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Goodmans Deals & Cases

This section contains brief summaries of selected significant cases and transactions.  You'll also find representative lists  - by year - of major transactions and cases where Goodmans' involvement is a matter of public record or where inclusion in the list has been authorized by our clients.

Leadon Investment Inc. Acquires SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts for $1.1 Billion

2017

Areas Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Real Estate, Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment, Corporate and Commercial, Environmental Law, Hospitality Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Pensions

Summary

Goodmans represented Leadon Investment Inc., a subsidiary of an international private equity firm, in its acquisition of SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, a portfolio of 25 upscale hotel properties across Canada, from a Canadian pension fund manager in a $1.1 billion all-cash transaction.

SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts is an award winning Canadian hotel operating platform. The 25-asset SilverBirch portfolio comprises 6,757 rooms across Canada’s 20 largest cities. The company manages hotels operating under major franchise brands, including Marriott, Hilton and Radisson, among others.  The hotels also included Delta hotels in Toronto, Calgary, Victoria and Halifax.