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Mergers and Acquisitions

TRANSACTIONS - Mergers and Acquisitions

We represent mid-market institutional and entrepreneurial clients in acquisitions, divestitures, and investments.

We regularly provide advice on:

  • private and public corporate mergers
  • share and asset purchases and sales
  • leveraged buyouts
  • private equity investments
  • joint ventures and strategic alliances
  • secured party sales and acquisitions and cross-border transactions
  • Competition Act and Investment Canada Act requirements, including pre-acquisition counselling, preparing and filing notifications, advance ruling certificate applications and review applications under such legislation

Representative engagements include:

  • acting for a Canadian publicly traded mining company in a $500 million merger with another leading Canadian public company.

  • acting for a global logistics company on strategic acquisitions in Canada with transaction values in excess of $100 million.

  • acting for a major US financial services company on its acquisition of a leading Canadian financial services company.

  • acting for a major UK company on its acquisition of a Canadian food services company.

  • acting for an institutional client on its acquisition of a leading Canadian publisher.