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...
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.
Aug. 14, 2019 - The Tribunal administratif des marchés financiers (Québec’s securities tribunal) issued a split 2–1 decision resulting in a cease trade order on an offer made by Group Mach to acquire 19.5% of Transat A.T. Inc. ’s shares. Certain features of Group Mach’s mini-tender, which was designed to potentially...