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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,"

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

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

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

Canada gives green light to CNOOC and Petronas deals, but red light to future SOE takeovers in oil sands

  • Dentons
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  • Canada
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  • December 9 2012

On Friday, December 7th, the Canadian Government approved two controversial takeovers of Canadian companies under the Investment Canada Act, Canada’s foreign investment review legislation: the acquisition of oil and gas company Nexen by Chinese stateowned enterprise (SOE), CNOOC, and the acquisition of natural gas producer Progress Energy by Malaysian SOE, Petronas

New rules for foreign investment by state-owned enterprises - do they strike the right balance?

  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 9 2012

On December 7, 2012 the federal government announced its approval of both Malaysian-controlled PETRONAS’ proposed $6 billion acquisition of Progress Energy Resources Corp. (“Progress”) and China National Offshore Oil Corporation’s (“CNOOC”) proposed $15.1 billion acquisition of Nexen Inc. (“Nexen”

Top ten energy M&A trends in Canada for 2013

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • February 7 2013

It's generally agreed that 2012 was a difficult year for the oil and gas industry in Canada. No part of the industry was spared from challenging

M&A activity in the Canadian renewable energy sector

  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
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  • Canada
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  • December 23 2010

PricewaterhouseCoopers (PWC) recently published a report entitled M&A in the Canadian Renewable Energy Sector

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

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