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KPM Industries Ltd. and King Shotcrete Equipment Inc. Complete Sale of its Packaged Materials Business to Sika Canada Inc. and Sika Corporation


On May 1, 2019, Sika Canada Inc. and Sika Corporation (collectively, Sika), a speciality chemicals company, acquired the Packaged Materials Business of KPM Industries Ltd. (d/b/a King Packaged Materials Company) and King Shotcrete Equipment Inc. (collectively, KPM). KPM was a family-owned business and well-established independent Canadian manufacturer of dry shotcrete, mortars and concrete solutions.

In connection with the sale to Sika, KPM completed a corporate reorganization pursuant to which it transferred each of its business divisions into new, wholly-owned subsidiaries. Each of KPM’s construction and paving division, fabricating division and aggregates division, will remain under the previous ownership.

Cassels acted for KPM with a deal team that included Gary Steinhart, Jeff Mikelberg and Amanda Metallo (Business Law), Kristin Taylor (Employment & Labour), Peter Sullivan, Bryan Woodman and Richard Ngo (Financial Services), Marisa Keating (Municipal, Planning & Environmental), Jim Morand, Andrew Reback and Tera Li Parizeau (Tax) and Rob Lysy and Lucas Blair (Real Estate & Development).