Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. acquires The Luminaires Group

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September 17, 2019

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On September 17, 2019, Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. acquired The Luminaires Group (TLG), a leading provider of specification-grade luminaires for commercial, institutional, hospitality and municipal markets. The acquisition complements and diversifies Acuity Brands' extensive portfolio of lighting products.

The Luminaires Group, based in Montreal, supplies indoor and outdoor lighting fixtures marketed to architects, landscape architects, interior designers and engineers through five niche lighting brands: a-light, Cyclone, Eureka, Luminaire LED and Luminis.

Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Atlanta-based Acuity Brands, Inc., a global corporation specializing in lighting and building management solutions.

McCarthy Tétrault advised Acuity Brands, Inc. with a team led by Jonathan See and Scott Bergen that included Patrick Shea, Veronique Harvey-Bertrand, David Martin and Alexandre Saulnier-Marceau (Corporate / M&A), Cindy Vaillancourt (Environmental), Vincent Yip (Intellectual Property), Raj Juneja (Tax), Deron Waldock (Pensions & Benefits), Diana Theophilopoulos and Laurence Landry-Plouffe (Labour & Employment), Oliver Borgers and Jonathan Bitran (Competition), Matthew Pekofsky, Nadir Pracha and Philippe Cote (Real Property), and Carmen Francis (Trade).