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News Oil & Gas General
November 19, 2018  

Ensign moves up Trinidad bid deadline; target prefers Precision Drilling offer

Ensign insists the cash value of its offer of about $470 million now outweighs the all-shares offer by Precision.

News Food & Beverage General
November 7, 2018  

Parmalat to acquire Kraft’s natural cheese division for $1.62B

Parmalat to take over cheese brands Cracker Barrel, P’tit Quebec and Amooza.

News Oil & Gas General
November 1, 2018  

Encana to buy Newfield Exploration in all stock deal, plans to raise dividend

Encana will assume US$2.2 billion of Newfield debt.

News Oil & Gas General
October 17, 2018  

Oilsands target MEG formally rejects Husky Energy’s $3.3B takeover bid

MEG says the offer “significantly undervalues” its shares and is not in the best interests of the company.

News General
October 15, 2018  

Canopy Growth buying Ebbu in deal worth more than $425M

Pot firm Canopy will pay $25 million in cash and issue 6,221,210 shares to Ebbu.

News Manufacturing General
October 9, 2018  

Global executives cooling on deals amid trade uncertainty

EY found only 46% of executives are planning a takeover in the next 12 months.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General Sustainability
May 17, 2017  

Oilfield services M&A picks up as battered drillers seek lower costs, scale

Drillers and service companies are rehiring staff and redeploying equipment after cutting costs to the bone during the downturn.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
June 18, 2016  

Growing your business

Options for buying or partnering up.

News Energy Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
November 3, 2015  

GE completes $10.6B acquisition of Alstom’s power division

Power and water division officials say the purchase will take advantage of complementary strengths in technology and global capability.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General
October 26, 2015  

Companies looking for takeovers to cushion global slowdown: survey

Deal values are already up 35% on 2014, according to EY.

News Energy Manufacturing Transportation General Operations Production Technology
June 29, 2015  

Ballard acquires power management product developer Protonex

Deal is worth $30 million; expected to close in Q3.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
June 24, 2015  

3M buying Capital Safety from KKR for $1.8B

Transaction includes approximately $700 million in debt; expected to close in Q3.

News Construction Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
June 22, 2015  

EHT to acquire modular housing manufacturer EVIA

Cash and stock deal worth $46.7 million.

News Manufacturing General Operations Production
June 2, 2015  

PC chip giant Intel to buy Altera for $17B

Altera makes chips used in phone networks and cars, an area Intel is targeting for growth.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas General Operations Production
May 11, 2015  

Record number of Canadian businesses looking at deals

EY survey reveals there’s opportunities for strategic and innovative deals despite iffy economic sentiment.

Feature Manufacturing General Operations
May 8, 2015  

After the LOI

How to avoid blowing the deal.

News Automotive Manufacturing General Production
January 27, 2015  

Bain Capital acquires TI Automotive

Existing management team will continue to lead the company when deal closes in coming months.

News Construction Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations General Operations Production
November 28, 2014  

Packers Plus acquires Texas-based ReTek Energy Products

Will be incorporated into Packers’ US manufacturing department and deliver product globally.

News Chemicals Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations Production
October 21, 2014  

Platform Specialty to buy crop chemical-maker Arysta for $3.51B

Deal expected to close in Q1 2015.

Feature Manufacturing Business Operations
October 7, 2014  

Business for sale

Watch for a paradigm shift as boomers retire.

News Automotive Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
September 30, 2014  

Magna acquires automotive supplier Techform Group

Enhances portfolio with hinge and wire forming technologies.

News Chemicals Manufacturing Business Operations General Operations
September 12, 2014  

Eastman Chemical buying Taminco for $1.73 billion

Deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
September 12, 2014  

Regulators move to harmonize, strength rules in hostile takeover bids

Among major changes, bids would have to remain open for at least 120 days, up from 35.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General
July 8, 2014  

Canadians often aggressors in merger & acquisitions: report

Canadians acquired 4,787 foreign-owned businesses between 2004 and 2013.

News Manufacturing Business Operations General
May 13, 2014  

Most startups hope to be acquired within three years: PwC

Survey reveals 78% of of emerging companies are looking at some sort of exit strategy, up from last year’s 44%.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations General
May 9, 2014  

ShawCor buying Houston firm in deal worth US$260M

Deal is expected to close in the third quarter.

News Manufacturing Metals Minerals Business Operations General
May 5, 2014  

5N Plus acquires metallic powders manufacturer

AM&M manufactures micron size metallic powders for electronic components.

News Energy Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations General
May 1, 2014  

Quiet first quarter for Canadian M&A, but return of resource deals encouraging

Three of top 10 deals by value were in energy, making it the strongest sector of the quarter for the first time since 2012.

News Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations
April 24, 2014  

Crescent Point to buy CanEra Energy in deal worth $1.1B

As a result, the company expects to finish the year with production of 145,000 boepd, up from 135,000.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
February 28, 2014  

Mattel buying Canadian toy maker Mega Brands for US$460M

The Montreal-based company makes the Mega Bloks construction sets, which compete with Lego.

News Construction Energy Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Sustainability
February 25, 2014  

Summit Helicopters acquires Kamloops CC Helicopters

CC specializes in oil and gas exploration, forest survey and protection, and power line support.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Sustainability
February 25, 2014  

Alterra Power completes acquisition of Shannon Wind Project

Financing for the 202-megawatt project in Texas is projected to be finalized by the second quarter.