Jan. 21, 2020 - In our annual forecast of the year ahead for Canadian competition and foreign investment review law, we evaluate how developments in 2019 will influence these areas of the law in 2020. We discuss below the main issues and trends to watch for this year. Continued Focus on Enforcement in the...
Aecon Selling All Issued and Outstanding Shares to CCCI
Davies is representing Aecon Group Inc. (Aecon), a leading provider of Canadian construction services, in its $1.5-billion acquisition by CCCC International Holding Limited (CCCI). CCCI is the overseas investment and financing arm and a wholly owned subsidiary of China Communications Construction Company Limited (CCCC).
Aecon will retain its name and will continue to be headquartered in Canada and led by its Canadian management team, but will gain significant capabilities and financial strength by joining the world’s largest network of engineering and construction companies.
In exchange, CCCI will acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Aecon, for $20.37 per share in cash, and will advance its global growth strategy.
Jan. 15, 2020 - The official Annual Report under the Investment Canada Act (ICA) for the fiscal year 2018-19 was released at the end of 2019. This document sets out various statistics and other noteworthy developments during that time frame (i.e., April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019) relating to the two...