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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.

Cott Acquisition of Primo Water Corporation


Areas Corporate and Commercial, Mergers and Acquisitions


Goodmans LLP represented Cott Corporation (“Cott”) in connection with its transformative acquisition of Primo Water Corp., a leading provider of water dispensers, purified bottled water, and self-service refill drinking water in the US and Canada (“Primo”), for $14.00 per share, for a total transaction value of US$775 million.
Significantly, the combination of Cott and Primo, along with Cott’s concurrent sale of S&D Coffee and Tea transitioned Cott into a pure-play water company.
As a part of the transaction, Cott rebranded itself as “Primo Water Corporation” and its common shares trade under the ticker PRMW on the NYSE and the TSX.