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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.

Cogeco Cable Acquires PEER 1 Network Enterprises


Areas Communications, Private Equity, Tax, Technology


Goodmans represents the significant shareholders of PEER 1 Network Enterprises, Inc. in connection with the completion by Cogeco Cable Inc. (“Cogeco Cable”), a telecommunications corporation headquartered in Montréal, Québec and the eleventh largest hybrid fibre coaxial cable operator in North America, of its acquisition of Peer 1 Network Enterprises, Inc. (“Peer 1”) by way of a take-over bid for cash consideration of $3.85 per common share valuing Peer 1 at approximately $635 million. In connection with the completion of the take-over bid, Cogeco Cable entered into new credit facilities with a syndicate of lenders led by National Bank of Canada in the aggregate amount of the Canadian equivalent of $650 million.