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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.

Monessen Acquires CFM Corporation


Areas Corporate Finance and Securities, Corporate Restructuring


Goodmans represented Canadian home products company, CFM Corporation and its affiliates in connection with an US$42.5 million asset sale transaction under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act and Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. The transaction involved the acquisition of substantially all of CFM’s business and assets by Monessen Hearth Systems Company and Vermont Castings Holding Company. The operations acquired by Monessen include manufacturing, sales and distributions facilities located in Canada, the United States and Mexico.