April, 2007 : JLL Partners invests in Patheon, which is beginning a major restructuring.
December, 2008 : JLL says it plans $2 (U.S.) a share takeover bid.
Major Patheon shareholder and director Joaquin Viso agrees to support JLL after the takeover, but doesn't plan to sell his shares.
March, 2009: Patheon asks Ontario Securities Commission to stop bid.
After JLL drops some contentious terms, including the side deal with Mr. Viso, OSC allows the bid to go ahead.
April: Patheon shareholders vote Mr. Viso off the board.
May: Mr. Viso requests a new shareholder vote to regain his seat, oust the rest of board.
JLL sues to overturn the April board election.
Patheon sues JLL, asking a court to stop the bid and award more than $100-million in damages.
July: Court throws out JLL's attempt to overturn the board election.
JLL announces plans to convert a large chunk of convertible stock to common shares, giving it 57 per cent of Patheon.
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