Platinum Equity Advisors

Platinum Equity Advisors in its acquisition of Livingston International

Client

Platinum Equity Advisors, LLC

Value

-

Service

Mergers and Acquisitions

Date Closed

April 2019

Lead Office

Toronto


On April 30, 2019, Platinum Equity Advisors announced it has completed the acquisition of Livingston International.

Platinum Equity Advisors is a global investment firm with approximately $13 billion of assets under management and a portfolio of approximately 40 operating companies that serve customers around the world.

Livingston is an international trade-services firm based in Toronto, Canada, which specializes in customs brokerage, freight forwarding and trade consulting. It holds the distinction of being Canada’s largest customs broker and third-largest entry filer in the United States.

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented Platinum Equity Advisors with a team led by Mary Abbott and Alex Gorka and included Claire Dunn (Corporate), Lynne Lacoursiere, Steve Dickie, Shari Cohen, Glorie Alfred (Employment and Benefits), Peter Franklyn, Riyaz Dattu, Gajan Sathananthan (Regulatory), Matias Milet, Emily Gilmour (Tax), Sandy Yeung (Real Estate), and Kristin Ali (Privacy).


Team
Mary  Abbott
Key Contact

Mary Abbott

Partner, Corporate

Alex Gorka

Alex Gorka

Partner, Corporate

Claire Dunn

Claire Dunn

Associate, Corporate

Lynne Lacoursière - Corporate Lawyer

Lynne Lacoursière

Partner, Corporate

Steven Dickie

Steven Dickie

Associate, Employment & Labour

Shari Cohen

Shari Cohen

Associate, Employment & Labour

Glorie Alfred

Glorie Alfred

Associate, Pensions and Benefits

Peter Franklyn - Competition/Antitrust Lawyer

Peter Franklyn

Partner, Competition/Antitrust & Foreign Investment

Riyaz Dattu - International Trade Lawyer

Riyaz Dattu

Partner, International Trade and Investment Law

Gajan Sathananthan

Gajan Sathananthan

Associate, Competition/Antitrust and Foreign Investment

Matias  Milet

Matias Milet

Partner, Taxation

Emily Gilmour

Emily Gilmour

Associate, Taxation

Sandy Yeung

Sandy Yeung

Associate, Real Estate

Kristin Ali

Kristin Ali, CIPP/C

Associate, Privacy & Data Management