- Feb 14, 2019
This was a year in which lawyers superbly exercised the art of negotiation…and opened a new frontier…and set out to build a bridge
- Apr 27, 2018
Special purpose acquisition corporations, or SPACs, have evolved in Canada, as legal advisors experiment with creative uses for the investment vehicle
- Feb 05, 2018
On an optimistic note, there were several more deals that drew praise and attention from the lawyers who weighed in on our top deals list. These too involved consolidation, and most notably, ...
- May 26, 2017
Special purpose acquisition corporations have caught on in recent years. Could this quirky investment vehicle have broader use in M&A?
- May 26, 2017
Even public companies in the US, accustomed to lower-cost alternatives, are starting to see the benefits of the “bought deal” mechanism for issuing equity.
- Feb 02, 2017
On January 3, 2017, Acasta Enterprises Inc. (“Acasta”) completed its $1.2-billion qualifying acquisition of Apollo Health & Beauty Care Partnership (“Apollo”) and JemPak Corporation (“JemPak”), two ...
- Apr 12, 2016
Canada’s unique “bought deal” structures, like Milestone’s Apartment REIT’s recent upsized $165 million offering, have retained their attractiveness despite the vagaries of current economic and ...
- Apr 01, 2015
An appreciating US dollar and weakening Canadian economy is causing an uptick in interest in Canada for cross-border real estate investment trusts (REITs) that give US market exposure.