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Mergers and Acquisitions

Battery Ventures in its $150 million acquisition of TrueContext Corporation

On May 16, 2024, Battery Ventures announced the completion of the previously announced plan of arrangement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding common shares of TrueContext Corporation for $1.07 per share in cash. Upon completion of the transaction, TrueContext became...

Lead Office: Toronto Date Closed: May 16, 2024 Value: $150 million

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Capital Markets

The syndicate of underwriters in the US$2.50 billion bond offering by the Province of British Columbia

On April 24, 2024, the Province of British Columbia closed an offering of US$2.50 billion aggregate principal amount 4.900% bonds, Series BCUSG-15, due April 24, 2029. National Bank of Canada Financial Inc., BofA Securities, Inc., J.P. Morgan Securities plc, RBC Capital Markets, LLC and Scotia Capital (USA) Inc. acted...

Lead Office: Vancouver Date Closed: April 24, 2024 Value: US$2.50 billion

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Emerging and High Growth Companies

Hootsuite in its acquisition of Talkwalker

On April 8, 2024, Hootsuite announced it has agreed to acquire Talkwaker. This deal is aimed at helping its customers get more out of their social media relationships and will fuel the company’s shift in focus from social media management to data-driven, intelligent decision making. Hootsuite operates as...

Lead Office: Toronto Date Closed: -- Value: -

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Emerging and High Growth Companies

Brim Financial in its securing of $85 million Series C financing round

On April 3, 2024, Brim Financial announced its closing of a Series C financing round. This round was led by Export Development Canada and saw participation from Vistara Growth, White Owl Group, Epic Ventures and Zions Bank. Brim Financial plans on utilizing the funding towards expanding its presence...

Lead Office: Toronto Date Closed: April 3, 2024 Value: $85 million

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Trilogy in its take-private of Indigo Books & Music

On April 2, 2024, Indigo Books & Music Inc. announced that, based on the unanimous recommendation of an independent committee of its board of directors, it has entered into an arrangement agreement with Trilogy Investments L.P. and Trilogy Retail Holdings Inc. (personal holding companies of Gerald W. Schwartz)...

Lead Office: Toronto Date Closed: -- Value: -

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Mergers and Acquisitions

WT Microelectronics in its acquisition of Future Electronics for USD$3.8 billion

On April 2, 2024, WT Microelectronics, a leading global electronic components distributor, completed its previously announced acquisition of Future Electronics for USD$3.8 billion. Osler advised WT Microelectronics with a team led by Raphaël Amram (Corporate) and composed of Jean-Philippe Bertrand, Véronique Fortin-Latreille and Vincent Legault (Corporate), Michelle Lally,...

Lead Office: Montréal Date Closed: April 2, 2024 Value: USD$3.8 billion

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Emerging and High Growth Companies

Cuboh in its acquisition by ChowNow

On March 28, 2024, Cuboh announced its acquisition by ChowNow, a leader in online ordering and marketing platforms for independent restaurants. This strategic move aims to integrate Cuboh’s point-of-sale (POS) integration solutions with ChowNow’s platform, enhancing ChowNow’s suite of digital tools and empowering restaurants to thrive in a...

Lead Office: Vancouver Date Closed: March 28, 2024 Value: -

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Fusion Pharmaceuticals in its acquisition by AstraZeneca

On March 19, 2024, Fusion Pharmaceuticals announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by AstraZeneca for a transaction value of approximately US$2.4 billion. Through this acquisition, AstraZeneca is taking a significant leap towards its goal of revolutionizing cancer treatment and patient outcomes by substituting...

Lead Office: Toronto Date Closed: -- Value: US$2.4 billion

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Mergers and Acquisitions

Verndale in its acquisition of Yaksa

On March 18, 2024, Verndale announced its acquisition of Yaksa, a digital commerce experience agency that focuses on B2B and B2C ecommerce websites and enterprise content websites. Through this acquisition, Verndale aims to enhance its market presence and strengthen its product offerings for clients. Verndale operates as one...

Lead Office: Montréal Date Closed: 18 March 2024 Value: -

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Emerging and High Growth Companies

MarineLabs in its closing of a $4.5 million seed funding round

On March 13, 2024, MarineLabs announced it closed a $4.5 million seed funding round led by BDC Capital’s Sustainability Venture Fund with participation from Seaspan Shipyards. MarineLabs plans to use the funding to advance CoastAware, their flagship product. CoastAware provides real-time weather intelligence, that enhances safety, efficiency, and...

Lead Office: Vancouver Date Closed: 13 March 2024 Value: $4.5 million

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