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    US - Canopy Growth Corp. of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Acreage Holdings Inc., manufacturer of medical cannabis, for an estimated USD 1.584 bil, in a stock swap transaction, via scheme of arrangement.
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    US - Brookfield Asset Management Inc. (BAM) of Canada has definitively agreed to acquire a 65.562% majority interest or 88.564 mil class A and class B common shares in Oaktree Capital Group LLC, a Los Angeles-based portfolio manager, from Oaktree ...
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    US - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec of Canada agreed to acquire a 40% stake in Allied Universal Security Services LLC, a Conshohocken, Pennsylvania-based provider of security guard and patrol services, from Wendel SE (15%) and other existing ...
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    CANADA - Newmont Mining Corp. of the US definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Goldcorp Inc., a Vancouver-based gold mining company, for a total CAD $13.218 bil (USD $9. 965 bil), in a stock swap transaction, via scheme of ...
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    CANADA - KKR & Co. Inc. of the US (KKR) agreed to acquire the assets of SemCAMS ULC (SemCAMS), a Calgary-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, ultimately owned by SemGroup Corp (SemGroup), for CAD 515 mil (USD 389.945 mil) in cash, in a ...
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    CANADA - Altria Group Inc. of the US definitively agreed to acquire 44.996% stake, or 146. 2 mil newly issued common shares, in Cronos Group Inc., a Toronto-based manufacturer and wholesaler of cannabis products, for CAD 16.25 (USD 12.147) in cash ...
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    CANADA - Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec acquired an undisclosed minority stake in Plusgrade, a Montreal- based provider of revenue upgrade platform, for a total CAD 200 mil (USD 150.455 mil), in a privately negotiated transaction.
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    US - Encana Corp (Encana) of Canada definitively agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Newfield Exploration Co (Newfield), a The Woodlands-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, valued at USD 7.194 bil, in a stock swap ...
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    CANADA - International Petroleum Corp. (IPC) agreed to acquire the entire share capital of Blackpearl Resources Inc. (Blackpearl), a Calgary-based producer of crude petroleum and natural gas, from Burgundy Asset Management Ltd., for a total CAD ...

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