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...
Descartes Systems Group Acquires Visual Compliance for $330 Million
Davies acted for Management Systems Resources Inc. in the sale of its Visual Compliance and eCustoms business to Descartes Systems Group for $330 million.
Based in Toronto, Visual Compliance is a leading provider of automated global trade compliance software solutions, with a focus on denied and restricted party screening. It serves over 2,000 customers with over 67,500 subscribers operating in over 100 countries.
The deal was completed on February 12, 2019.
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...