Viterra acquires TRT-ETGO

Date Closed

November 02, 2015

Lead Office



190.00 Million CAD

On August 27, 2015, Viterra announced that it signed a purchase agreement to acquire the shares of Twin Rivers Technologies Entreprises De Transformation De Graines Oléagineuses Du Québec Inc. (TRT-ETGO). The acquisition includes a canola and soybean crushing and refining plant located in Bécancour, Quebec. With a crushing capacity of 1.05 million metric tonnes per year, TRT-ETGO is the largest oilseed processing plant in Eastern Canada. The plant began operations in 2010 and produces vegetable oil for food and industrial markets, as well as meal for the livestock industry.

Viterra is Canada's grain industry leader, supported by the expertise of its people, a superior network of assets, and unrivalled connections to world markets.

McCarthy Tétrault advised Viterra with a team that was led by Adam Taylor and Richard Balfour (Corporate) as well as Dominic Thérien and Oliver Borgers (Competition/Antitrust).