Scott Markham

Partner

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Office: Winnipeg

Main: (204) 957-4829

Fax: (204) 957-4290

Services provided by S B Markham (2016) Law Corporation

Education & Qualifications

  • Manitoba Bar (2012)
  • JD (Manitoba, 2011)
  • B.Comm. with honours (2008)

Scott is a partner practising largely in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate/commercial law.

  • Acquisition, sale and securities transactions involving businesses across a wide array of industries including agriculture, financial services, health care (dental practices, orthodontic practices, medical clinics, veterinary clinics and pharmacies), manufacturing and transport
  • Debt and equity private placements
  • Shareholder buyouts including buyouts pursuant to shotgun buy-sell provisions in shareholder/partnership agreements
  • Acquisition of majority stake in Steeltown Ford Sales 1980 by a related party of Selkirk Chevrolet Buick GMC Ltd.
  • Acquisition of Carlson Engineered Composites by Carfair Composites (a subsidiary of New Flyer Industries)
  • Acquisition of AmerisourceBergen Technology Group by Intelligent Hospital Systems Inc. creating new company named ARxIUM
  • Acquisition of HiQual Engineered Structures Ltd. (livestock handling systems division) by Sioux Steel Company
  • Acquisition of CareVacations USA by ScootAround, Inc.
  • Acquisition of The Property Registry (TPR) from the Government of Manitoba by Teranet
  • Acquisition of Searcy Trucking by Bison Transport
  • Acquisition of Renold’s Transport by Searcy Trucking Ltd.
  • Acquisition of H.O. Wolding, Inc. by Bison Transport
  • Sale of Beausejour Drugs Limited to Rexall / Pharma Plus Pharmacies
  • Sale of Meadowood Pharmacy to Amenity Health Care LP
  • Sale of Lundar Pharmacy Ltd. to Rubicon Pharmacies
  • Sale of Southwood Dental Corporation to Dental Corporation of Canada
  • Sale of Group of Orthodontic Practices to Canadian Orthodontic Partners
  • Sale of VH Footwear Incorporated to True Temper Sports
  • Sale of ARxIUM’s Panasonic Pouch Packaging Business to TCGRx
  • Sale of Dunn-Rite Food Products to Sunrise Poultry Processors Ltd.
  • Sale of Custom Helicopters to Exchange Income Corporation
  • Sale of ScootAround, to WHILL, Inc.
  • Sale of equity stake of HyLife Group Holdings to ITOCHU Corporation
  • Sale of Jodale Perry Corporation (now called TerraCab) to Argus Industries
  • Sale of Fine Line Communications to Stericycle Communications Solutions, ULC
  • Sale by The Whitwell Group of Hudson Cement to Holcim (Canada) Inc.
  • Winnipeg Airport Authority – Airport Financing – Bond Offerings

With a commerce background and business law experience, Scott assists clients with the implementation and execution of operational, tactical and strategic decisions as well as developing efficient, feasible and effective solutions. He brings his passion for business into the legal realm.

Scott has developed a broad base of experience and regularly advises clients on various corporate matters focusing on the sale and acquisition of businesses across a wide array of industries including agriculture, manufacturing, transport and healthcare including dental practices, orthodontic practices, medical clinics, veterinary clinics and pharmacies.

Scott also has extensive experience in corporate governance related matters including the preparation of shareholder agreements, resolution of shareholder disputes and execution of shareholder buyout transactions.

 

  • Winnipeg Winter Club Board Member

Memberships

  • Manitoba Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Manitoba Golf Association
  • Faculty of Law Dean’s Honour List (2009-2011)
  • Max Kaplan Prize, Bus. Planning/Finance Law (2011)
  • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for Business Planning/Finance Law (2011)
  • ZSA – National Post/Richard Leipsic Prize (2011)
  • D.A. Thompson, Q.C. Prize for Securities Law (2010)
  • Commerce Gold Medallist (2008)
  • Human Resource Management/Industrial Relations Gold Medallist (2008)
  • Faculty of Commerce Dean’s Honour List (2004-2008)
  • Canadian Interuniversity Sport (CIS) Academic All-Canadian (2004-2007)
  • Manitoba Mid-Amateur Provincial Team Member (2014)
  • Manitoba Men’s Amateur Provincial Team Member (2010)
  • Manitoba Men’s Amateur Provincial Team Member (2009)
  • University of Manitoba Golf Team Most Valuable Player (2006)
  • University of Manitoba Golf Team Captain (2005-2006)
  • Manitoba Men’s Amateur Provincial Team Member (2005)