The firm acted for Novacap and Champlain Financial Corporation (as co-sponsors) in relation to the acquisition of GHP Group. GHP specializes in the development and distribution of seasonal products for major home centres, retailers and online retailers.
This deal is particularly significant because it represented the first co-sponsored transaction between these two leading private equity firms.
Novacap is a leading private equity firm in Canada, focused on building world-class companies in Industries and TMT market segments. Champlain Financial Corporation is a private equity firm investing in niche manufacturing, consumer products, distribution, healthcare, and non-financial service businesses.
A Fasken team composed of Michel Boislard, Jean-Sébastien Dugas, Kiran Singh, Felix Gutierrez, Alexandra Lazar, Svetlana Samochkine acted for Novacap and Champlain Financial Corporation in connection with this acquisition.