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10 January 2008

Elizabeth Harrison, Q.C. Leads MDA $1.3 Billion Deal

Farris client and Richmond, BC based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. (MDA), a provider of essential information solutions, recently announced the company has executed definitive agreements for the sale of its Information Systems and Geospatial Services operations to Alliant Techsystems for $1.325 billion in cash. MDA will now focus exclusively on expanding its growing and more scalable Information Products business. Farris lawyers for MDA, led by Elizabeth Harrison, Q.C., were Partners Ron Murray and David Selley, Associates Jason Sutherland, Raewyn Brewer, Joseph Yang, Chad Anderson, and Students Mohammad Manki and Lisa Thorne. Farris lead, Elizabeth Harrison said, “We’ve worked with MDA for many years now and this $1.3 billion announcement is another exciting chapter in the very dynamic world that MDA operates.” Harrison went on to say, “I am very proud of the Farris team, who once again, gave it everything.” For more information about the announcement, please click here:

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