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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.

Privatization of Province of Ontario Savings Office


Areas Banking and Finance Law, Commercial Real Estate, Construction and Infrastucture, Corporate and Commercial, Privacy Law, Procurement, Public/Private Partnerships and Alternative Finance


Goodmans represented the Province of Ontario and Ontario Superbuild Corporation with respect to the privatization and sale of the Province of Ontario Savings Office, a deposit taking facility with 25 branches and 3 agency locations in Ontario, and approximately $2.2 billion in deposit liabilities. The business and deposit liabilities were acquired by Desjardins Credit Union Inc.  Goodmans’ role included the structuring, preparation of documentation, development of the procurement process and assistance in legislative drafting.