National Tire Distributors Inc.

National Tire Distributors Inc. in its acquisition of Pneus Supérieurs Inc.


National Tire Distributors Inc.




Mergers and Acquisitions

Date Closed

June 2017



Lead Office


On June 1, 2017, 9359-8266 Québec Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of National Tire Distributors Inc., completed an all-cash acquisition of three Québec based tire distributors carrying on business under the name “Pneus Supérieurs”. The three targets were wholly-owned by Pneus Bélisle Inc. and its affiliate. Immediately after closing, 9359-8266 Québec Inc. amalgamated with the three purchased corporations to continue as Pneus Supérieurs Inc. National Tire Distributors Inc. has assumed management of Pneus Supérieurs Inc.

National Tire Distributors Inc., is a tire distribution company, headquartered in Burlington, Ontario.

Pneus Supérieurs Inc., is a tire and automotive wheels distribution company, headquartered in Boucherville, Quebec.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented National Tire Distributors on the transaction, led by John Groenewegen and Hugo-Pierre Gagnon with a team that included Jay Greenspoon and James Povitz (Corporate); Yan Besner (Real Estate); Allan Wells and Colin Kelly (Employment); Julien Ranger-Musiol (Pension & Benefits); Patrick Welsh (Environment); Alain Fournier and Marc Roy (Tax); and Constantine Troulis, Richard Borins and Jeremy Burgess (Banking and Financial Services).

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Key Contact

John Groenewegen

Partner, Corporate

Hugo-Pierre  Gagnon

Hugo-Pierre Gagnon

Partner, Corporate

Yan Besner

Yan A. Besner

Partner, Real Estate

Allan  Wells

Allan Wells

Partner, Employment & Labour

Julien Ranger - Pensions & Benefits Lawyer in Montréal

Julien Ranger

Partner, Pensions & Benefits

Patrick G. Welsh

Patrick G. Welsh

Partner, Regulatory, Environmental, Aboriginal and Land; Litigation

Alain  Fournier

Alain Fournier

Partner, Taxation

Marc Roy

Marc Roy

Associate, Taxation

Constantine Troulis

Constantine Troulis

Partner, Financial Services

Richard M. Borins

Richard M. Borins

Partner, Financial Services