Peter Mendell

Partner

Peter Mendell

Peter Mendell

Partner

Bar Admissions
  • Québec, 1969

Clients call on Peter particularly to lead their multijurisdictional and complex mandates, benefitting from his peerless international experience and his strategic mindset.

During his entire career, Peter has been a key adviser to clients around the world. His work focuses on major transactions for large international public and private companies, operating in a wide variety of sectors.

As a result of his dynamism, responsiveness and good judgment, Peter has developed strong business relationships in Europe, Asia and North and South America; he also chairs our China practice. Having worked on transactions involving more than 90 countries, Peter is exceptionally skilled at dealing with people from diverse cultures.

From 1991 to 2000, Peter was Managing Partner in Montréal and Co-Managing Partner of the firm’s international offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Singapore.

Peter Mendell

Partner

Clients call on Peter particularly to lead their multijurisdictional and complex mandates, benefitting from his peerless international experience and his strategic mindset.

During his entire career, Peter has been a key adviser to clients around the world. His work focuses on major transactions for large international public and private companies, operating in a wide variety of sectors.

As a result of his dynamism, responsiveness and good judgment, Peter has developed strong business relationships in Europe, Asia and North and South America; he also chairs our China practice. Having worked on transactions involving more than 90 countries, Peter is exceptionally skilled at dealing with people from diverse cultures.

From 1991 to 2000, Peter was Managing Partner in Montréal and Co-Managing Partner of the firm’s international offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Singapore.

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Tata Chemicals Limited

Acted as Canadian counsel to India-based Tata Chemicals Limited in its acquisition of General Chemical Industrial Products Inc. in a transaction valued at US$1 billion, making Tata Chemicals one of the largest soda ash producers in the world.

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Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC)

Acted for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, a leading global bank headquartered in China, in its acquisition of The Bank of East Asia (Canada), a Canadian chartered bank.

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Amcor Limited

Acted for Australian packaging company Amcor Limited in regard to the acquisition from Schmalbach-Lubeca AG of its global plastic containers (PET) and closures businesses, in a transaction valued at 1.725 billion euros.

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Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in regard to the acquisition of Tobepal S.A. for an undisclosed purchase price.

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Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in the sale of its White Cap business in Europe, Asia, Brazil and the US to Silgan Holdings Inc. for a base price of $230 million.

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Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in the sale of its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging operation in six countries in Europe to La Seda de Barcelona S.A. in a transaction valued at 430 million euros.

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Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in connection with the purchase from Rexam Plc of Rexam's healthcare flexibles packaging operations for approximately $275 million.

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Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in its acquisition of Alcan Packaging operations from Rio Tinto plc in 31 countries for approximately US$2 billion. The acquisition enhances Amcor's position as one of the world's leading packaging companies.

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Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in regard to its sale of Amcor Limited's North American rigid plastic business to Printpak, Inc. and Plastipak Industries Inc.

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Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in connection with its acquisition of Alusa, the largest flexible packaging business in South America, with operations in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Colombia.

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Resolute Responds to Greenpeace with a Lawsuit

June 02, 2016 - Peter Mendell, for Resolute Forest Products, is quoted in the article “Resolute responds to Greenpeace with a lawsuit” published on May 31 on Ici Radio-Canada.ca. The article discusses the RICO lawsuit filed by Resolute in the State of Georgia against Greenpeace, which has accused Resolute of...

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The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Corporate Commercial Law; Mergers and Acquisitions

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The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions
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Québec, 1969

Education
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Faculté de droit, Université de Montréal, LLB
McGill University, BA

Professional Affiliations
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International Bar Association
American Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association

Board Memberships
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The Aldo Group Inc.
Théâtre Lac-Brome

Community Involvement
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ConCuerda, a Canadian non-profit organization devoted to helping disadvantaged youth orchestras in developing countries
PROCURE, a Canadian non-profit devoted to research regarding prostate cancer

Clients call on Peter particularly to lead their multijurisdictional and complex mandates, benefitting from his peerless international experience and his strategic mindset.

During his entire career, Peter has been a key adviser to clients around the world. His work focuses on major transactions for large international public and private companies, operating in a wide variety of sectors.

As a result of his dynamism, responsiveness and good judgment, Peter has developed strong business relationships in Europe, Asia and North and South America; he also chairs our China practice. Having worked on transactions involving more than 90 countries, Peter is exceptionally skilled at dealing with people from diverse cultures.

From 1991 to 2000, Peter was Managing Partner in Montréal and Co-Managing Partner of the firm’s international offices in Beijing, Hong Kong, New York, Paris and Singapore.

Tata Chemicals Limited

Acted as Canadian counsel to India-based Tata Chemicals Limited in its acquisition of General Chemical Industrial Products Inc. in a transaction valued at US$1 billion, making Tata Chemicals one of the largest soda ash producers in the world.

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited (ICBC)

Acted for Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Limited, a leading global bank headquartered in China, in its acquisition of The Bank of East Asia (Canada), a Canadian chartered bank.

Amcor Limited

Acted for Australian packaging company Amcor Limited in regard to the acquisition from Schmalbach-Lubeca AG of its global plastic containers (PET) and closures businesses, in a transaction valued at 1.725 billion euros.

Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in regard to the acquisition of Tobepal S.A. for an undisclosed purchase price.

Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in the sale of its White Cap business in Europe, Asia, Brazil and the US to Silgan Holdings Inc. for a base price of $230 million.

Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in the sale of its polyethylene terephthalate (PET) packaging operation in six countries in Europe to La Seda de Barcelona S.A. in a transaction valued at 430 million euros.

Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in connection with the purchase from Rexam Plc of Rexam's healthcare flexibles packaging operations for approximately $275 million.

Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in its acquisition of Alcan Packaging operations from Rio Tinto plc in 31 countries for approximately US$2 billion. The acquisition enhances Amcor's position as one of the world's leading packaging companies.

Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in regard to its sale of Amcor Limited's North American rigid plastic business to Printpak, Inc. and Plastipak Industries Inc.

Amcor Limited

Acted for Amcor Limited in connection with its acquisition of Alusa, the largest flexible packaging business in South America, with operations in Chile, Argentina, Peru and Colombia.

In the News

Resolute Responds to Greenpeace with a Lawsuit

June 02, 2016 - Peter Mendell, for Resolute Forest Products, is quoted in the article “Resolute responds to Greenpeace with a lawsuit” published on May 31 on Ici Radio-Canada.ca. The article discusses the RICO lawsuit filed by Resolute in the State of Georgia against Greenpeace, which has accused Resolute of...

The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory—Corporate Commercial Law; Mergers and Acquisitions

The Best Lawyers in Canada—Corporate Law; Mergers and Acquisitions

Bar Admissions

Québec, 1969

Education

Faculté de droit, Université de Montréal, LLB
McGill University, BA

Professional Affiliations

International Bar Association
American Bar Association
Canadian Bar Association

Board Memberships

The Aldo Group Inc.
Théâtre Lac-Brome

Community Involvement

ConCuerda, a Canadian non-profit organization devoted to helping disadvantaged youth orchestras in developing countries
PROCURE, a Canadian non-profit devoted to research regarding prostate cancer