Browne Poon transactionDickinson Wright is pleased to announce that it acted as legal counsel to a consortium of Hong Kong investors in the acquisition of a majority interest in Browne & Co. and its affiliated companies. The Browne group of companies is engaged in the production and distribution of food service and retail housewares products around the world. The completion of this transaction and the introduction of new management places the Browne group of companies in a stronger competitive position in its industry.

The Dickinson Wright team was led by Ned Levitt and Andrae Marrocco and included Chris Graham, Kevin Weber, Eric Lavers and Laura Hopkinson. Dickinson Wright advised on structuring, negotiating and documenting the acquisition on both the Canadian and US sides of the border, together with coordinating the European aspects of the transaction. Dickinson Wright is a leading advisor to international companies looking to invest and conduct business in Canada and the US, providing advice on a full service basis including with respect to tax/corporate structuring, distribution matters, commercial arrangements, mergers and acquisitions.