Acquisition of IBI Group Inc. by Arcadis NV for $873 million via a plan of arrangement.
Extendicare Inc. in the $307.5-million sale of its retirement living operations comprised of 1,048 retirement living suites across 11 retirement communities located in Ontario and Saskatchewan, to Sienna-Sabra LP, a partnership formed between Sienna Senior Living Inc. (TSX: SIA.TO) and SABRA Healthcare REIT (NASDAQ: SBRA).
Stoneway Capital Corp. in connection with its successful restructuring under chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Act, together with a concurrent plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
Osisko Development Corp. in connection with its acquisition of Tintic Consolidated Metals LLC, which owns the producing Trixie test mine as well as mineral claims covering more than 17,000 acres (including over 14,200 acres of which are patented) in Central Utah’s historic Tintic Mining District.
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited in connection with a US$1.25 billion Senior Secured Term Loan B issuance to refinance its capital structure and fund cash to the balance sheet.
Harvest Health & Recreation Inc., in the US $2.1-billion sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to Trulieve Cannabis Corp. by way of a court approved statutory plan of arrangement.
Premier Gold Mines Limited ("Premier") in connection with its acquisition by Equinox Gold Mines pursuant to a statutory plan of arrangement, which also included the spin-out by Premier of its U.S. gold properties to a newly-formed publicly-traded subsidiary, i-80 Gold Corp.
Vale Canada Limited in connection with the sale of its 95% ownership interest in Vale Nouvelle-Caledonia SAS, which developed and owns the Goro nickel project in the French Territory of New Caledonia, one of the largest nickel and cobalt mining operations in the world.
Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd in connection with the spin-out of its mining assets and certain marketable securities to form "Osisko Development Corp.", a newly-listed issuer on the TSX Venture Exchange, by way of a reverse takeover of Barolo Ventures Corp., and concurrent private placements of subscription receipts and flow-through shares for aggregate gross proceeds of over $250 million, and an implied market capitalization of approximately $1 billion.
GTWY Holdings Limited, the holding company for Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited, one of the largest and most diversified gaming and entertainment companies in Canada, in connection with a proposed business combinations with Leisure Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company whose shares are listed on NASDAQ, jwhereby Leisure will merge into a wholly-owned subsidiary of GTWY in a transaction with a pro forma enterprise valuation of approximately US$1.115 billion (C$1.463 billion)
CF Acquisition Corp. VI, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by Cantor Fitzgerald, as Canadian counsel on its business combination with Rumble Inc., a high growth neutral video distribution platform with an international user/subscriber base, valued at an initial enterprise value of US$2.1-billion.
Clover Leaf Seafoods, in the restructuring of the Bumble Bee group of companies pursuant to concurrent proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and US chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
Katanga Mining Limited, in its $7.6-billion rights offering financing backstopped by Glencore to fund debt repayment to Glencore.
Osisko Gold Royalties, in its $338-million acquisition of Barkerville Gold Mines pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement.
McCowan & Associates, in its $102-million acquisition of all of the remaining issued and outstanding trust units of Partners REIT not previously owned by it, pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement.
Solus Alternative Asset Management, in the restructuring of Jack Cooper Transport pursuant to concurrent proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and US chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
FTI Consulting, in its role as court-appointed monitor, in the restructuring of Payless Shoes pursuant to the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.
Special Committee of the Board of Summit Industrial Income REIT, in the internalization of its asset and property management functions.
Crius Energy Trust, in the US$468 million sale of its US business to Vistra Energy.
A group of funds managed by a large US financial institution, in a 50% ownership interest in a significant Canadian infrastructure asset.
The Ad Hoc Committee of Unsecured Debtholders in the US$4 billion recapitalization of Concordia International Corp.
Klondex Mines Ltd., in its US$462-million acquisition by Hecla Mining Company pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement.
Havilah Mining Corporation, in its US$52-million spin-out from Klondex Mines Ltd. including a concurrent equity subscription by Hecla Mining Company pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement.
Extendicare, in its $126.5-million public offering of 5.00% convertible unsecured subordinated debentures due April 30, 2025.
Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd, in the acquisition of a high-quality precious metals portfolio of assets consisting of 74 royalties, streams and precious metal offtakes from Orion Mine Finance Group in exchange for total consideration of $1.125 billion, consisting of $675 million cash and the issuance of 30,906,594 shares of Osisko.
Crius Energy Trust, in its acquisition of U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc. for US$172.5 million and its bought deal offering of C$116.5 million of trust units to fund a portion of the purchase price.
Crius Energy Trust, in the acquisition of the remaining membership units of Crius Energy, LLC for an implied transaction value of $189.4 million and its bought deal offering of $72.5 million of trust units to fund a portion of the purchase price.
Stantec Inc., in its $1.25-billion credit facilities to finance, in part, the successful acquisition of MWH Global, Inc. for approximately US$793 million.
Oban Mining Corporation, in its acquisition of NioGold Mining Corp. pursuant to a court approved plan of arrangement.
TransCanada Corporation, in its acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group, Inc. for US$13 billion.
First Lien lenders, in the
restructuring and reorganization of Nelson Education Ltd. under the
Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act.
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan, in its $3.3-billion acquisition of Heritage Royalty Limited Partnership, a former subsidiary of Cenovus Energy Inc. holding a broad portfolio of oil and gas royalties in Western Canada.
Crius Energy Trust, in its $46.1-million bought deal short form prospectus offering for the primary purpose of increasing its ownership in Crius Energy, LLC.
Extendicare Inc., in the sale of substantially all of its nursing, rehabilitative and assisted living business in the United States to a group of investors led by Formation Capital, LLC, for US$870 million.
Cheung Kong (Holdings) Limited and Hutchison Whampoa Limited, in a $84-billion (implied enterprise value) reorganization and combination of their respective businesses and the separation of their non- property and property businesses into two new Hong Kong-listed companies, CK Hutchison Holdings Limited and Cheung Kong Property Holdings Limited. The transaction also involved a transfer of approximately 6% percent of the shares of Husky Energy Inc.
Oban Mining Corporation, in its combination with Eagle Hill Exploration Corporation, Ryan Gold Corp. and Corona Gold Corporation.
Noront Resources Ltd., in its acquisition of chromite properties in the Ring of Fire mineral region in northern Ontario from certain subsidiaries of Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
Special Committee of Silver Bullion Trust, in the Trust's successful defense against a dissident unitholder meeting requisition and subsequent proxy contest.
Special Committee of Central GoldTrust, in the Trust's successful defense against a dissident unitholder proposal and subsequent proxy contest.
Premier Gold Mines Limited, in its 50/50 partnership with Centerra Gold Inc. for the joint ownership and development of Premier's Trans-Canada Property.
Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd., in its business combination to acquire Virginia Mines Inc. for approximately $461 million.
Underwriters of Transeastern Power Trust led by Canaccord Genuity Corp., in Transeastern's initial public offering of trust units and convertible debentures.
VimpelCom Ltd., in the disposition of its debt and equity interests in the Globalive group of companies in Canada, including Globalive Wireless Management Corp. (WIND Mobile).
Royal Host Inc., in its acquisition by Holloway Lodging Corporation by way of plan of arrangement in a transaction valued at approximately $157 million.
Underwriting syndicate lead by RBC Dominion Securities Inc., in public offering of $744,595,000 principal amount of auto loan receivables-backed notes issued by Canadian Capital Auto Receivables Asset Trust II.
Underwriting syndicate led by Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., in a public offering of $694,444,000 principal amount of auto loan receivables-backed notes issued by Canadian Capital Auto Receivables Asset Trust II.
Underwriting syndicate lead by Scotia Capital Inc., in a public offering of $1,263,000,000 principal amount of auto loan receivables-backed notes issued by Canadian Capital Auto Receivables Asset Trust II.
OneRoof Energy, Inc., a California-based solar finance provider, with its cross border IPO and concurrent listing on the TSX Venture Exchange through a qualifying transaction with Carlaw Capital IV Inc.
Osisko Mining Corporation, in its response to Goldcorp Inc's unsolicited offer and subsequent agreement with Yamana Gold Inc. and Agnico Eagle Mines Limited to jointly acquire 100% of Osisko's issued and outstanding common shares for total consideration of $3.9 billion.
Underwriters syndicate led by RBC and BMO, in the offering of $465 million of receivable-backed notes by CNH Capital Canada Receivables Trust.
Gateway Casinos & Entertainment Limited, in its $200-million high yield note offering in Canada and the U.S. as part of a $510-million refinancing
Clarke Inc., in the sale of its freight transportation business for net proceeds of approximately $100.5 million.
Lead investor in the completion of a private placement by Xplornet Communications Inc., of $123.0 million of 13.0% unsecured notes due 2021 and $25.0 million of preference shares.
Mubadala Development Company, in its acquisition of all of Global Alumina Corporation's interest in Guinea Alumina Corporation.
Threshold Power Trust, in its proposed initial public offering of trust units.
Crius Energy Trust, in its $100-million initial public offering of trust units.
MTN Noteholders, in the $2.4-billion recapitalization of Yellow Media Inc. pursuant to the Canada Business Corporations Act.
Extendicare Real Estate Investment Trust, in its conversion from an income trust structure to a corporate structure by way of a plan of arrangement.
Precision Castparts Corp., in its acquisition of Centra Industries.
Mill City Capital LP, in its acquisition of Havlik International Machinery Inc. from Havlik Holdings Inc.
Sterling Group, in its acquisition of the Liqui-Box Corporation from DuPont.
Lenders syndicate in the US$4.0-billion revolving credit facility for Barrick Gold Corporation.
Argent Energy Trust, in its initial public offering of trust units.
Glencore International AG, in its $475-million offer to acquire an indirect interest in the Mina Junta copper project from CST Mining Group.
Lenders syndicate in a US $1.25-billion credit facility for Cameco Corp.
Meridian Credit Union, in its merger with Desjardins Credit Union to create Ontario's largest credit union with 263,000 members and $8 billion in assets under management.
Official Committee of Unsecured Creditors of AbitibiBowater, in the CCAA restructuring of AbitibiBowater.
Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., in its acquisition of Fermentas International Inc.
Underwriting syndicate lead by Scotia Capital Inc., in a public offering of $540,820,000 principal amount of auto loan receivables-backed notes issued by Canadian Capital Auto Receivables Asset Trust II.
Underwriters syndicate, in the offering of up to $3 billion of asset-backed notes by Master Credit Card Trust.
Underwriting syndicate lead by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., in a public offering of $1,283,719,317 billion principal amount of credit card receivables-backed notes issued by Master Credit Card Trust.
Selling agents, in the offering of $1.263 billion of auto loan receivables-backed notes by Canadian Capital Auto Receivables Asset Trust III.
Extendicare Real Estate Investment Trust, in its
$86.3-million offering of trust units.
CUNA Mutual Group, in its acquisition by Co-operators Life Insurance and Central 1 Credit Union.
TELUS Corporation, in its $1-billion MJDS offering of unsecured notes.
Riverstone Holdings LLC, in its agreement to
acquire Gibson Energy Holdings, Inc. from Hunting Plc for a
purchase price of $1.25 billion and related financing.
Extendicare Real Estate Investment Trust, in its $126.6-million offering of trust units and 7.25 percent convertible unsecured subordinated debentures.
SSAB, in its sale of the IPSCO Tubulars business to
Evraz for US$4.025 billion.
TELUS Corporation, in its approximately $763-million acquisition of Emergis Inc.
OJSC Russian Machines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Basic Element, in its $1.5-billion investment in Magna International Inc.
Alliance Atlantis Communications Inc., in the $2.3-billion sale of all the outstanding shares of the company by way of plan of arrangement to Canwest, Goldman Sachs Capital Partners and EdgeStone Capital Partners.
WCE Holdings Inc., in the sale of the Winnipeg Commodity Exchange to Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. by way of plan of arrangement.
SSAB corporation, in its $9.1-billion acquisition of Ipsco Inc.
Ripplewood Holdings LC, in its acquisition of Reader's Digest.
Health Care Property Investors Inc., in its $1.4-billion offer to acquire all of the outstanding units of Sunrise Senior Living Real Estate Investment Trust.
TELUS Corporation, in its proposed reorganization into an income trust, which would have been the largest income trust conversion in Canadian history.
Extendicare Inc. and Extendicare REIT, in a $1.6-billion reorganization resulting in the distribution of Assisted Living Concepts, Inc. to Extendicare shareholders and the conversion of the remaining business of Extendicare into a Canadian real estate investment trust, Extendicare REIT.
Eimskip Atlas Canada, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Avion Group, and KingSett Real Estate Growth LP No. 2, in Avion's $580-million acquisition of Atlas Cold Storage Income Trust, and structured real estate secured financing for the transaction which was provided by KingSett.
Senior bondholder group, in restructuring Doman Industries' US$1.1-billion debt pursuant to the CCAA.
Placer Dome Inc., in the acquisition of Placer Dome
by Barrick Gold Corporation in a transaction valued at
approximately US$10.4 billion.
China National Petroleum Corporation, in the acquisition of PetroKazakhstan in a transaction valued at approximately US$4.2 billion.
TELUS Corporation, in the assignment of its equipment leasing business to GE Capital in a transaction valued at $147 million.