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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.

VetStrategy merger with IVC Evidensia

2021

Areas Competition, Antitrust and Foreign Investment, Mergers and Acquisitions, Tax

Summary

Goodmans LLP advised VetStrategy, the leading Canadian veterinary care provider in connection with its merger with IVC Evidensia, Europe’s leading veterinary care provider. The combined businesses will be one of the largest veterinary care groups in the world, with almost 30,000 employees and 2,000 clinics and hospitals across 17 countries.

The union will further expand the two companies’ shared purpose of delivering the highest quality pet care, bringing new standards to staff well-being and broadening digitalization as well as innovation capabilities within the sector. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.