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...
Carlyle Group and GIC / AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals Wins Loan Deal of the Year at IFLR Americas Awards
We are proud to have been among the firms honoured with “Loan Deal of the Year” at the IFLR Americas Awards 2019 for our work on The Carlyle Group and GIC’s acquisition of AkzoNobel N.V.’s specialty chemicals business.
Our firm acted as Canadian counsel to The Carlyle Group on the term loan and senior note offering financing of its US$12.5-billion joint acquisition with GIC.
Held on Thursday, May 16 at Essex House in New York, the IFLR Americas Awards 2019 celebrated the most innovative deals in the region in 2018 and the firms that completed them.
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...