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Hydro One's proposed privatization: knowing the past, understanding the present and a glimpse into a possible future

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

The Canadian media is abuzz with stories that the Province of Ontario will sell some portion of Hydro One, either through an initial public offering

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,"

Oilpatch volatility may generate deal-making opportunities

  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • March 18 2015

According to some commentators, ongoing volatility in oil prices may result in increased M&A activity in the Canadian oilpatch. As recently reported

Copper boosts fourth quarter mining M&A activity

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 10 2015

Although the mining industry's struggles continue to persist, Canada maintained its dominant role in mining M&A activity in Q4 2014. According to a

Yield cos compared

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • 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

2015 oil and gas M&A trends in Canada

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 7 2015

There was a significant increase in oil and gas M&A and related financing activity in 2014 compared to 2013. By the end of November the value of M&A

Renewable energy project YieldCos emerge

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • August 19 2014

The use of 'YieldCos' has been a topic of significant interest in renewable energy finance circles ever since December 2012 when NRG Energy Inc

OPA and IESO complete amalgamation

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • January 4 2015

On January 1, 2015, the Ontario Power Authority and the Independent Electricity System Operator completed their amalgamation and began operating as a

“Buying green” will grow

  • Torys LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • December 31 2009

On November 3, 2009, power generator TransAlta Corporation announced the completion of its C$1.6 billion acquisition of Canadian Hydro Developers, which develops renewable energy projects and has an existing operating portfolio of wind, hydro and biomass facilities located across Canada

The return of the hostile takeover bid

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • -
  • Canada
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  • April 29 2014

After a slow 2013 in terms of M&A activity in the Canadian mining sector, 2014 has begun with the launch of three hostile takeover bids making