Date closed: 7/1/2015

Value: C$230 million

On July 1, 2015, Finning International Inc. (Finning) completed its acquisition of the operating assets of the Cat dealership of Kramer Ltd. for approximately C$230 million.  The acquisition combined complementary capabilities, customer bases and highly skilled employees across Finning's territory in British Columbia, Alberta, Yukon, Northwest Territories and part of Nunavut with Kramer's presence in Saskatchewan.

Finning, headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia, is the world's largest Caterpillar equipment dealer.

Kramer Ltd., headquartered in Regina, Saskatchewan, was formerly a Caterpillar dealer that sold, rented and provided services to market segments across the province.

BLG represented Finning with a team led by Robert Shouldice that included Jennifer Archer, Serge Lakatos, Jeffrey Thomas and Cassandra Florio.