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The reign of the royalty company

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 4 2014

In the last few years, while mining companies have been hit with hard times, large-cap royalty companies are thriving and smaller cap royalty

New financing strategies

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • August 9 2013

A wave of new strategies has started to appear in the US to drive down the cost of capital. Developers are turning to publicly-traded "yield cos,"

Barrels of opportunity: M&A revival in oil and gas

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada, Middle East, USA
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  • November 6 2014

Globally, the oil and gas sector is seeing an uptick in M&A activity. This could point to a significant rebound for the deal market, despite looming

Small-cap deals will dominate as m&a in power and utilities sector reaches new heights

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 20 2014

Ncreasing investor confidence is fuelling small-cap M&A activity in the power and utilities (P&U) sector, EY reports. The EY Capital Confidence

Yield cos compared

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 10 2013

Use of the phrase "yield co" to describe three recent share flotations by NRG Yield, TransAlta Renewables and Pattern Energy Group, Inc. masks very

Promising trends for Canada’s forestry industry

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
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  • October 21 2014

Mining and energy aren’t the only Canadian sectors showing promising signs in M&A activity of late. A recent Financial Post article reports that

Doing business in Alberta 2013

  • Davis LLP
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  • Canada
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  • November 30 2013

Except where otherwise noted, this paper is current as of November 2013 and provides preliminary information on Canadian and Alberta legal matters to

Golden opportunity: mining sector drives Canadian M&A revival

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada, Global
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  • October 16 2014

The latest M&A trends indicate a renaissance in the mining sector with gold activity placing Canada at the forefront, both as a top acquirer and a

Canadian industry minister rejects BHP Billiton’s bid for Potash

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • November 4 2010

Federal Industry Minister Tony Clement has rejected BHP Billiton's bid for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan on the basis that it does not meet the "net benefit to Canada" test under the Investment Canada Act

Making sense of M&A activity in the electricity distribution market

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
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  • Canada
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  • January 16 2014

Ontario is experiencing a slight uptick of merger activity in its electricity distribution utilities market. In April 2013, Hydro One Inc. (Hydro