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New financing strategies

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
  • -
  • 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,"

Québec government and Gaz Métro partner for LNG

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • October 3 2014

On September 30, 2014, Québec Premier Philippe Couillard, jointly with the Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and the Minister

The OEB approves Hydro One's acquisition of Norfolk Power: a new market standard for the next wave of LDC consolidation in Ontario?

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • September 24 2014

On July 3, 2014, the Ontario Energy Board (OEB) released its decision approving Hydro One Inc.'s (Hydro One) proposed acquisition of all of the

M&A activity in the pipeline sector and the politics of moving hydrocarbons

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada, USA
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  • January 19 2012

One of the sectors that saw robust levels of M&A activity in 2011 was the North American pipeline sector

The impact of China-Canada FIPA on Chinese M&A in Canada oil & gas sector

  • Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP
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  • Canada, China
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  • January 7 2014

Much has been written about the significance of the Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (China-Canada FIPA) concluded by China and

Oil and gas trends in Q1 and Q2 2014

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • July 3 2014

The short take on energy trends in the last two quarters is “what a difference a Polar Vortex can make”. That weather phenomenon is partly responsible for a change in the current and the predicted future prices of natural gas

Renewable energy project YieldCos emerge

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • 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

The Investment Canada Act Canada’s waking giant?

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • November 9 2010

On November 3, 2010, the Canadian Minister of Industry (the Minister) surprised many industry experts and legal advisors when he announced that the BHP Billiton (BHP) bid to acquire Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (Potash) failed to satisfy the “net benefit to Canada” test pursuant to the Investment Canada Act (ICA

Financing in difficult times: spin-off transactions (part 1 of 2)

  • McCarthy Tétrault LLP
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  • Canada
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  • March 25 2013

It is not an easy time for mining companies looking to raise financing. With that stark reality in mind, our colleagues Gary Litwack, Roger Taplin

The return of the hostile takeover bid

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • 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