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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.

Match.com acquires Plentyoffish

2015

Areas Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment, Corporate and Commercial, Employment and Labour, Intellectual Property , Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax, Technology

Summary

Goodmans represented Match.com Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of The Match Group in its US$575 million cash acquisition of Canadian online dating service PlentyOfFish Media Inc. (POF).  The Match Group, which already owns Match.com, OkCupid and Tinder and filed its Initial Public Offering on the NASDAQ, now adds POF, the largest free online dating site in the world to its portfolio.  Match is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the US media and internet giant IAC/InterActiveCorp.