Jordan Riese

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Office: Winnipeg

Main: (204) 957-4887

Fax: (204) 957-4237

Services provided by J T Riese Law Corporation

Education & Qualifications

  • Manitoba Bar (2014)
  • JD (Manitoba, 2013)
  • BA in economics with distinction (Western Ontario, 2008)
  • HBA with distinction (Western Ontario, Richard Ivey School of Business, 2008)

Jordan is a corporate/commercial lawyer whose practice is primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions. He has significant experience advising both private and public companies on complex transactions involving businesses in a variety of industries, including agriculture, aviation, insurance/financial services, manufacturing, retail and transportation.

  • Acted for The Wawanesa Mutual Insurance Company in its $875 million acquisition of Western Financial Group Inc. and Western Life Assurance Company
  • Acted for The Canadian Wheat Board in its $500 million privatization and sale to Bunge Canada and SALIC Canada Limited
  • Acted for Exchange Income Corporation in its $250 million acquisition of Provincial Aerospace Ltd.
  • Acted for Exchange Income Corporation in its acquisition of L.V. Control Mfg. Ltd.
  • Acted for Exchange Income Corporation in its $85 million acquisition of substantially all of the assets of Quest Window Systems Inc.
  • Acted for Exchange Income Corporation in its $55 million acquisition of CanLink Global Inc.
  • Acted for Exchange Income Corporation in its $46 million acquisition of Ben Machine Products Company Incorporated
  • Acted for Exchange Income Corporation in its acquisition of CarteNav Solutions Inc.
  • Acted for Hemp Oil Canada Inc. in its $40 million sale to Compass Group Management LLC

Past Positions

  • Aikins, MacAulay & Thorvaldson LLP: Articling Student (2013-2014), Summer Student (2012)
  • Manitoba Securities Commission: Summer Student (2011)
  • Member, Manitoba Bar Association
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Dean’s Honour List, Faculty of Law (2011-2013)
  • ZSA – National Post/Richard Leipsic Prize for Excellence in Corporate Law Courses (2013)
  • Garth Erickson Memorial Prize for Commercial Law (2013)
  • The Winnipeg Foundation Essay Prize for Philanthropy and the Law (2013)
  • Archie Micay, Q.C. Prize for Third Highest Standing in Second Year Law (2012)
  • University of Manitoba Student Union Prize for Academic Excellence (2012)
  • Duncan J. Jessiman, Q.C. Prize for Corporations (2012)
  • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for Torts & Compensation Systems (2011)