Opta Minerals Inc. Completes Going-Private Transaction

April 06, 2016

Opta Minerals Inc. (TSX: OPM),  a vertically integrated provider of custom process solutions and industrial mineral products used primarily in the steel, foundry, loose abrasive cleaning, water-jet cutting and municipal water filtration industries, completed a going-private transaction pursuant to which a subsidiary of Speyside Equity Fund I LP acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Opta Minerals by way of amalgamation of Opta Minerals and a subsidiary of Speyside.

Wildeboer Dellelce LLP acted for Opta Minerals with a team that included James Brown, Jeff Hergott, Michael Rennie, Ragu Anantharajah and Rebecca Cochrane (corporate/securities) and Chris Partridge and Steve Vasilevski (debt products).