Lavery is pleased to announce that it acted as counsel to Benoît Robert and his partners in the sale of American Hockey Group, LLC (“AHG”), the operating company of the Omaha Lancers hockey club of the United States Hockey League (USHL). Under this transaction, all of the membership interests of AHG were sold to Crossbar Down, LLC, a Nebraska company. Previously to the closing, the Omaha Lancers had been managed by Benoît Robert who resigned from his position as managing partner further to his appointment as President and CEO of Montreal-based Quebecor Media Sports and Entertainment Group.
Lavery’s transactional team was led by Sébastien Vézina (Sports Law and M&A) and included Guillaume Synnott (M&A), Éric Gélinas (Tax Law) and Anne-Sophie Lamonde (M&A, articling student). Dorsey & Whitney LLP acted as special counsel with respect to American legislation.