Tag: M&A

Stewart McKelvey advises Sobeys on $5.8B deal

It’s a “Big Deal” worth $5.8 billion …  Empire Co Ltd, the operator of Sobeys, will acquire Safeway Inc’s Canadian assets in the largest deal in Canada so far this year. Lead counsel for Sobeys and its parent Empire is Stewart McKelvey, with a team of lawyers based in Halifax. In addition, Stikeman Elliott LLP is assisting on

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Big Deals: Valeant Buys Medicis for $2.6B

Big news this week from Canadian drugmaker, Valeant Phamaceuticals International: the company announced on Monday that it had agreed to purchase Medicis Pharmaceuticals in a $2.6-billion deal that will boost its skin treatment offerings. The New York Times reported on the deal earlier this week, referring to the “torid” pace of the company’s deal-making, and noting its 11 announced

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Canadian Dealmakers Awards Gala this Wednesday

The Canadian Dealmakers awards will be presented at a gala this Wednesday February 29 in Toronto. As we mentioned in our blog a few weeks ago, Competition Bureau Commissioner Melanie Aitken will be the keynote speaker at the event and CBC News Senior Business Correspondent Amanda Lang will be the emcee. Lexpert is one of the founding partners of the event, along with Deloitte, The Globe

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