On August 14, 2017, TPG Capital LP ("TPG") announced that it has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire Transplace Inc. ("Transplace") from Greenbriar Equity Group.
Transplace is a leading North American non-asset based logistics services provider offering manufacturers, retailers, and distributors with a blend of logistics technology and transportation management services.
TPG is one of the largest private equity investment firms in the world, focused on leveraged buyouts, growth capital and leveraged recapitalization investments in distressed companies and turnaround situations. TPG also manages investment funds specializing in private equity, venture capital, public equity, and debt investments.
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP represented TPG with a team consisting of Clay Horner, Emmanuel Pressman, Jay Greenspoon, and Justin Dharamdial (Corporate), Peter Franklyn, Peter Glossop and Jaime Auron (Competition/Antitrust), Rod Davidge and Eric Choi (Real Estate), Paul Litner and Aatifa Ibrahim (Pensions and Benefits), Damian Rigolo and Shaun Parker (Employment and Labour), and Riyaz Dattu (International Trade).