Davies Advises on Five of Lexpert’s Top 10 Deals of 2017

Lexpert Magazine has identified Davies as a key player in five of the Top 10 Deals of 2017, including the merger of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. with Agrium Inc. to form Nutrien Ltd., which was recognized as Deal of the Year.

Davies was also profiled for acting in the following top transactions:

  • CI Financial Corp.’s $780-million acquisition of Sentry Investments
  • SmartREIT and Strathallen Acquisitions Inc.’s $1.1-billion acquisition of OneREIT
  • Global restructuring of the Nortel group of companies
  • U.S. Steel Canada Inc.’s Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act proceedings

Published annually since 2004, the Lexpert list is determined through an extensive canvass of Canadian M&A, securities and corporate finance lawyers. The 2017 list is featured in the January/February 2018 issue.


The Hostile Bid Is Dead. Long Live the Hostile Bid?

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