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…
K3 and KA plants officially under new ownership
Based in Dallas, Texas, Energy Transfer acquired 51 percent…
Husky shareholders back friendly takeover
Cenovus deal worth $3.8 billion in shares
Samuel acquires 100% of additive maker Burloak Technologies
Metals and industrial products manufacturer acquired its Burloak minority stake in 2017.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Garneau approves sale of WestJet to Onex at price reduced by 737 Max issues
WestJet will become a privately held company.
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.
Magna International buying Spanish automotive seat maker Viza Geca SL
Magna will acquire factories in Spain, the Czech Republic, Morocco and Mexico.
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.
Coca Cola acquires Moxie, soda beloved in Maine
Brand has long history, roots in 19th century.
EQT buys Rice Energy to create shale gas drilling giant
Companies expect deal to close in Q4.
China’s Geely to buy Lotus, take stake in Malaysia’s Proton
Deal gives Geely access to a distribution network in Southeast Asia.
Thermo Fisher buying Patheon for $5.2 billion
Deal expected to close by the end of the year.
$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.
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.
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.
China urges US to stop disrupting acquisitions
Obama blocks proposed purchase of semiconductor manufacturer because the company’s technology has “military applications.”
Gildan signs deal to buy American Apparel brand for $66M
Agreement doesn’t include American Apparel’s retail store assets.
Magna to acquire BOCO Group
Deal increases its capacity to make automotive latches, hinges and other closure components.
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.
Linde, Praxair confirm merger talks
Industrial gas-makers say talks are preliminary.
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.
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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Shell shareholders approve deal to buy UK rival BG
Deal is worth $49 billion.
Things to know about Suncor’s takeover of Canadian Oil Sands
Friendly deal is worth $6.6 billion.
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.
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.
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.