Western Pacific Enterprises acquired by MYR Group

October 28, 2016

On October 28, 2016, MYR Group Construction Canada, Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary of MYR Group Inc., acquired substantially all of the assets of Western Pacific Enterprises GP and certain assets of Western Pacific Enterprises Ltd., conducting business as Western Pacific Enterprises GP (“WPE”), in a transaction valued at approximately $16.1 million.

Headquartered in Coquitlam, British Columbia, WPE is one of the largest electrical contractors in British Columbia and provides services throughout western Canada. WPE will operate as Western Pacific Enterprises Ltd. as part of MYR Group. MYR Group is a leading specialty contractor serving the electrical infrastructure market throughout the United States and Canada.

Miller Thomson advised WPE in this transaction with a team that included John Ferber and Brendan Burns (corporate/M&A); Sharon MacMillan and Alizée Bilbey (real estate); Nicole Byres and Valerie Dixon (labour and employment); and Tamara Farber (environmental).