June 15, 2020 - With much of the world focused on the immediacy of the COVID-19 pandemic, including its heavy human and economic toll, we have cast our eyes optimistically on the (near, we hope) future when companies regain sufficient confidence to re-enter the public M&A market in large numbers. Although...
DIF Capital Partners Buys Majority Stake in Valley Fiber
Davies acted for DIF Capital Partners in its majority investment in Valley Fiber Ltd., a rapidly growing Manitoba-based fiber-optics developer. Valley Fiber aims to connect more than 15,000 homes and businesses in rural Manitoba to high-speed networks over the next few years. DIF’s all-equity investment, made through DIF Core Infrastructure Fund II, will fuel this growth and provides an innovative but conservative capital structure for the company.
The Davies team advising on the transaction included Cameron Rusaw, Cynthia Hill, Avani Verma and Mathieu Taschereau (Corporate/M&A); Elisa Kearney (Competition); and Mark Firman (Employment & Labour).
May 27, 2020 - Preventing corruption is a day-to-day challenge that requires society as a whole to become aware of the necessity to foster a real cultural shift. Although legislation and internal policies remain essential, they are not sufficient to prevent corruption. They must be supplemented by a...