Announcement

Davies Wins National Corporate Firm of the Year: Canada at IFLR Americas Awards 2018

Davies has been named “National Corporate Firm of the Year: Canada” at the International Financial Law Review’s (IFLR’s) 13th annual Americas Awards, held on May 17 in New York City.

The National Corporate Firm of the Year award is given to the firm with the best track record advising on groundbreaking cross-border deals in the areas of M&A, private equity and corporate restructuring transactions.

Recent deals demonstrating Davies’ expertise in this area include Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc.’s acquisition of CST Brands Inc., and the subsequent sale of a portion of CST Brands Inc. to Parkland Fuel Corporation; and Barrick Gold Corporation’s strategic divestiture and partnership with Shandong Gold.

The IFLR awards are based exclusively on legal innovation. They honour deals that break new legal ground and set market precedents.

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