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Alterra Mountain Company completes acquisition of Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing in British Columbia

On April 25, 2024, Alterra Mountain Company (Alterra) announced the closing of the purchase of Mike Wiegele Helicopter Skiing, in Blue River, British Columbia, Canada, further expanding the company's premium heli-skiing portfolio, complementing CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures.

Alterra and the Wiegele family share a respect for the wilderness and mountain environment, and will continue to prioritize environmental sustainability, capital investment, and efforts to make mountain sports more accessible. In addition, Alterra recognizes that MWHS lies within the territory of the Simpcw First Nation and has worked closely with the Nation throughout the acquisition process.

BLG represented Alterrra with a team led by Andrew Hennigar that included Alexander Gray, Danielle Windt, Karen Jung and Claudia Wheler (Corporate); Bradley Freedman (IP and Privacy); Jillian Karras, Avnit Dhaliwal, Mario Rubio and Justice Tuccaro (Real Estate); Robert Biggar, Randy Morphy, Jennifer Hanna and Kevin Major-Hansford (Tax); Samantha Stepney and James Fu (Labour & Employment); Dionysios Rossi and Braeden Stang (Environmental).