Koch Industries Invests in Genesis Robotics

Davies acted as Canadian counsel to Koch Chemical Technology Group, a leading design, engineering and manufacturing firm, in its strategic controlling investment in Genesis Robotics, a Canadian robotics technology innovator and subsidiary of Genesis Advanced Technology.

Under the agreement, the two companies will form a new company, Genesis Robotics and Motion Technologies, to commercialize innovative electric motor and actuation technologies, including the proprietary LiveDrive actuator.

The Davies team on this transaction included Vincent Mercier, Steven Harris and Gilles Comeau.


Small Mergers Loom Large on Canadian Competition Bureau’s Radar

Sept. 30, 2019 - Canada’s Competition Bureau is actively seeking and reviewing smaller acquisitions that may not exceed pre-merger notification thresholds under the Competition Act but that may nonetheless raise substantive competition issues. The Bureau’s demonstrated interest in evaluating smaller mergers...