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...
Canadian Mergers & Acquisitions – A Guide for Foreign Investment Banks and Bidders, 7th ed.
An informative reference for foreign bidders and investment banks, Davies’ Canadian Mergers & Acquisitions guide has been fully updated for 2015. Drawing on our extensive experience in multijurisdictional merger and acquisition transactions, this guide provides an insight into the types of Canadian acquisition transactions and related regulatory considerations. This seventh edition discusses the following:
- takeover bid rules
- plans of arrangement
- pre-bid considerations and post-bid steps
- directors’ duties in change of control transactions
- the Competition Act and the Investment Canada Act and other restrictions on foreign investment
- selected tax issues for acquirers, targets and shareholders
Mar. 23, 2020 - The COVID-19 pandemic has had, and is likely to continue to have, a major impact on the global economy as countries implement various levels of “social distancing” and other restrictions on normal activities. In these uncertain times, many businesses may find themselves reviewing their...