Regis Corporation

Regis Corporation in connection with its sale and subsequent franchise of substantially all of its mall-based salons in Canada.


Regis Corporation



Date Closed

October 2017



Lead Office


On October 2, 2017, Regis Corporation announced it has sold substantially all of its mall-based salon business in the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom to The Beautiful Group, an affiliate of Regent Corporation, who will operate them as the Company’s largest franchisee.               

This transaction includes 858 of the Regis Corporation’s mall-based Regis Salons and MasterCuts locations in North America, as well as the intellectual property related to MasterCuts and certain other trade names. The transaction also includes the Company’s 250 Regis Salons and Supercuts salons in the U.K. 

Regis Corporation is an American operator of hair salons, and the largest such chain in the world, with over 10,000 salons. It has its headquarters in Edina, Minnesota. 

Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented Regis Corporation with a team consisting of Andraya Frith, Dominic Mochrie, Christine Jackson (Franchise), Kelly Moffatt (Intellectual Property), John Valley (Corporate), Paul Morassutti (Real Estate), Alan Kenigsberg and Jennifer Horton (Tax).

Andraya Frith - Franchise Lawyer
Key Contact

Andraya Frith

Partner, Franchise & Retail

Dominic  Mochrie

Dominic Mochrie

Partner, Franchise & Retail

Kelly  Moffatt

Kelly Moffatt

Partner, Commercial

John M. Valley

John M. Valley

Partner, Corporate

Paul  Morassutti

Paul Morassutti

Partner, Real Estate

 Alan Kenigsberg - Cross-border tax lawyer

Alan Kenigsberg

Partner, Taxation

Christine Jackson

Christine Jackson

Associate, Commercial

Jennifer Horton

Jennifer Horton

Associate, Tax