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Significant oil and gas M&A and finance transactions in Q1 2015

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
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  • April 21 2015

In the first quarter of 2015, M&A and financing activity in the oil and gas sector was unsurprisingly slow. As we predicted early in the year

Key developments in Canadian private M&A law for the oil and gas industry - Q1 2015

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • April 21 2015

The first quarter of 2015 saw a number of legal developments that may specifically affect private companies in the oil and gas industry. Below, we've

New financing strategies

  • Chadbourne & Parke LLP
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  • Canada, USA
  • -
  • 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,"

Doing business in Canada - March 2015 edition

  • Aird & Berlis LLP
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  • Canada
  • -
  • March 24 2015

Canada was created in 1867 and currently consists of ten provinces and three territories. Canada is a parliamentary democracy whose form of government

2015 oil and gas M&A trends in Canada

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • 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

Key developments in Canadian private M&A law for the oil and gas industry - Q4 2014

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • -
  • Canada
  • -
  • February 5 2015

The last quarter of 2014 saw a number of legal developments that may specifically affect private companies in the oil and gas industry. Below, we've

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

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

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
  • -
  • 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