CAE Inc.

CAE Inc. in its acquisition of Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Training (BAT) business for US$645 million

Client

CAE Inc.

Value

US$645 million

Service

Mergers and Acquisitions

Date Closed

March 2019

Lead Office

Montréal


On March 14, 2019, CAE Inc. announced the completion of its acquisition of Bombardier’s Business Aircraft Training (BAT) business for an enterprise value of US$645 million. This acquisition increases CAE’s ability to address the long-term and growing market demand for business aviation professionals.

CAE Inc. is a Canadian manufacturer of simulation technologies, modelling technologies and training services to airlines, aircraft manufacturers, healthcare specialists, and defense customers, with training facilities in 35 countries.

Bombardier Inc., is a multinational aerospace and transportation company based in Montréal.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented CAE with a team consisting of François Paradis, Matthew Oliver, Michael Budabin McQuown and Jean-Philippe Bertrand (Corporate), Peter Glossop (Competition/Antitrust), Manon Thivierge, Paul Seraganian, Zack Crawford (Tax), Julien Ranger-Musiol and Lynne Lacoursière (Labour, Pensions & Benefits).


Team
François Paradis

François Paradis

Partner, Corporate

Peter Glossop - Foreign Investment Lawyer

Peter Glossop

Partner, Competition/Antitrust & Foreign Investment

Manon Thivierge

Manon Thivierge

Partner, Taxation

Paul Seraganian - Cross Border Tax Lawyer

Paul Seraganian

New York Managing Partner

Matthew Oliver

Matthew T. Oliver

Associate, Corporate

Michael Budabin McQuown

Michael Budabin McQuown

Partner, Corporate

Julien Ranger - Pensions & Benefits Lawyer in Montréal

Julien Ranger

Partner, Pensions & Benefits

Lynne Lacoursière - Corporate Lawyer

Lynne Lacoursière

Partner, Corporate

Jean-Philippe Bertrand

Jean-Philippe Bertrand

Associate, Corporate

Zack Crawford

Zack Crawford

Associate, Tax