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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.

GTCR Completes Privatization of Global Traffic Network

2011

Areas Communications, Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment, Private Equity, Tax

Summary

Goodmans acted as Canadian counsel to GTCR, a leading Chicago-based private equity firm in its acquisition by tender offer of all the outstanding shares of Global Traffic Network, Inc. at $14 per share for approximately US$267 million.

GTCR is focused on investing in growth companies in the Financial Services & Technology, Healthcare and Information Services & Technology industries. Since its inception, GTCR has invested more than $8.5 billion in over 200 companies.

Global Traffic Network is a leading global provider of outsourced information content to radio and television stations.  Global Traffic Network has core traffic operations in Australia, Canada and the UK and a mobile traffic and weather application in the United States and Canada.