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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.

Engaged Capital, LLC Completes Significant Investment in SunOpta Inc.


Areas Corporate Finance and Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions



Goodmans LLP represented Engaged Capital, LLC (“Engaged”) in their investment of up to a total of US$30 million in SunOpta Inc. (“SunOpta” or the “Company”) in the form of exchangeable preferred shares, in addition to an equal investment by Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”). Proceeds from the equity investment will be used primarily to invest in the Company’s plant-based foods and beverages business, principally to add capacity via capital projects and to provide incremental liquidity given the current general economic uncertainty.