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 review...
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.
Dec. 23, 2019 - In his own version of the pre-holiday rush, the Canadian Commissioner of Competition has in the last several days challenged one merger transaction and entered into a consent agreement to preserve assets pending his review of another. The Commissioner’s latest actions reflect and reinforce the...