Gowling WLG advises GAL Canada on Golden Gate Capital investment

26 June 2017

On June 26, 2017, GAL Manufacturing Corp., GAL Canada Elevator Products Corp., Hollister-Whitney Elevator Corp. and affiliated entities (collectively, GAL) closed on a majority equity investment by Golden Gate Capital. The terms of the investment are undisclosed.

Golden Gate Capital is a San Francisco-based private equity investment firm.

GAL is a leading North American designer, manufacturer and distributor of elevator components, controls, software and safety systems, with Canadian operations located in Mississauga, Ontario.

Gowling WLG acted as Canadian counsel to GAL with a team led by Robert Hull that included Faran Umar-Khitab (M&A), Kathryn Higgins (real estate), Carl Hinzmann and Carl Deeprose (tax) and law clerk Jennifer John (corporate services).

NOT LEGAL ADVICE. Information made available on this website in any form is for information purposes only. It is not, and should not be taken as, legal advice. You should not rely on, or take or fail to take any action based upon this information. Never disregard professional legal advice or delay in seeking legal advice because of something you have read on this website. Gowling WLG professionals will be pleased to discuss resolutions to specific legal concerns you may have.