Flanagan Foodservice acquires F.J. Wadden & Sons

30 November 2020

On November 30, 2020, Flanagan Foodservice Inc. ("Flanagan") acquired F.J. Wadden & Sons Limited ("Wadden").

Flanagan is the largest Canadian-owned, independent foodservice distributor in the country, with distribution centres in Kitchener, Sudbury and Whitby, Ontario. Wadden, of Newfoundland & Labrador, provides confectionary, food service, beverage and sanitation products to a variety of large and small businesses.

Gowling WLG advised Flanagan in this acquisition with a team that included David Petras, Duncan Snyder and Adam Carlin (corporate/M&A) and Graham Darling and Christina Pawliszyn (banking), assisted by student-at-law Kevin Dias.

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