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January 6, 2021  

Canadian toymaker Spin Master buys iconic Rubik’s Cube puzzle for US$50M

Canadian toymaker Spin Master Corp. has solved the Rubik’s Cube, completing a US$50-million

News Energy General
January 5, 2021  

K3 and KA plants officially under new ownership

Based in Dallas, Texas, Energy Transfer acquired 51 percent

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December 15, 2020  

Husky shareholders back friendly takeover

Cenovus deal worth $3.8 billion in shares

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February 12, 2020  

Samuel acquires 100% of additive maker Burloak Technologies

Metals and industrial products manufacturer acquired its Burloak minority stake in 2017.

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November 26, 2019  

Canadian convenience store giant Couche Tard makes $7.7B bid for Caltex

If the offer is accepted, the Laval, Que.-based Couche-Tard would make a first breakthrough in the Australian market.

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October 8, 2019  

Major Drilling signs deal to buy Norex Drilling for $19.7M

The company will acquire 22 drill rigs, including 17 compatible specialized surface drill rigs and five underground drills.

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August 6, 2019  

MANN+HUMMEL completes acquisition of Quebec’s Hardy Filtration

German manufacturer of air filter products said the acquisition expands the global footprint and manufacturing capabilities of Tri-Dim Filter Corp.´s business, acquired by MANN+HUMMEL last year.

News Oil & Gas General
June 27, 2019  

Pieridae Energy buying Shell Alberta natural gas assets to feed LNG plant

Proposed $10-billion LNG project is to produce about 10 million tonnes per year.

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June 25, 2019  

Garneau approves sale of WestJet to Onex at price reduced by 737 Max issues

WestJet will become a privately held company.

News Transportation General
May 28, 2019  

NFI Group acquires British bus company Alexander Dennis for $546M

Alexander Dennis Ltd. operates in Britain, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore, New Zealand, Mexico, Canada and the United States.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
December 18, 2018  

Magna International buying Spanish automotive seat maker Viza Geca SL

Magna will acquire factories in Spain, the Czech Republic, Morocco and Mexico.

News Automotive General
November 13, 2018  

Brookfield and the Caisse buy battery business from Johnson Controls for US$13.2B [UPDATED]

The business produces batteries for automakers and aftermarket distributors and retailers.

News Food & Beverage General
August 29, 2018  

Coca Cola acquires Moxie, soda beloved in Maine

Brand has long history, roots in 19th century.

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June 20, 2017  

EQT buys Rice Energy to create shale gas drilling giant

Companies expect deal to close in Q4.

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May 24, 2017  

China’s Geely to buy Lotus, take stake in Malaysia’s Proton

Deal gives Geely access to a distribution network in Southeast Asia.

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May 15, 2017  

Thermo Fisher buying Patheon for $5.2 billion

Deal expected to close by the end of the year.

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March 31, 2017  

$17.7B Cenovus deal seen as likely to be last oil sands blockbuster

Analysts note there are fewer significant assets available after more than a year of consolidation transactions.

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February 13, 2017  

Superior Plus to buy Canwest Propane for $412M

Gibson Energy will continue to operate Canwest until the transaction closes in the second half of this year.

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January 10, 2017  

Montreal’s Gildan Activewear acquires American Apparel brand in US$88M deal

Acquisition includes IP right and certain manufacturing equipment, but not American Apparel’s stores.

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December 5, 2016  

China urges US to stop disrupting acquisitions

Obama blocks proposed purchase of semiconductor manufacturer because the company’s technology has “military applications.”

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November 15, 2016  

Gildan signs deal to buy American Apparel brand for $66M

Agreement doesn’t include American Apparel’s retail store assets.

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September 26, 2016  

Magna to acquire BOCO Group

Deal increases its capacity to make automotive latches, hinges and other closure components.

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September 7, 2016  

GE acquires 3D printing companies for $1.4B to up digital game

Industrial giant expects acquisitions to boost revenue within its 3D printing business to $1 billion by 2020.

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August 17, 2016  

Linde, Praxair confirm merger talks

Industrial gas-makers say talks are preliminary.

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August 2, 2016  

Spin Master moves into outdoor toy segment with $85M acquisition

Swimways, based Virginia makes a pool toys including squirt guns, flotation devices and pool decor.

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August 2, 2016  

Tesla’s SolarCity acquisition could speed sustainable energy

The electric car-maker has acquired the solar panel installer for $2.6 billion, pending regulatory approvals.

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June 18, 2016  

Growing your business

Options for buying or partnering up.

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January 28, 2016  

Shell shareholders approve deal to buy UK rival BG

Deal is worth $49 billion.

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January 19, 2016  

Things to know about Suncor’s takeover of Canadian Oil Sands

Friendly deal is worth $6.6 billion.

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January 13, 2016  

GE cutting up to 6,500 jobs in Europe

French government says cuts raise questions about the conglomerates pledge to create jobs following its massive Alstom acquisition.

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November 11, 2015  

Molson Coors sees US$12B deal for Miller brands as game changing deal

Agreement is tied to the $107-billion takeover of SABMiller by Anheuser-Busch InBev.

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November 10, 2015  

PrairieSky buying chunk of Canadian Natural royalty holdings for $1.8B

Friendly deal adds 6,700 barrels per day to PrairieSky’s oil and natural gas production.