Stikeman Elliott

M&A team maintains top spot in Canada, U.S. and global league tables
Stikeman Elliott continues to lead all Canadian firms in Bloomberg, Mergermarket and Thomson Reuters' full-year 2015 league tables. Highlights include:

#1 law firm for Canadian M&A by deal count

Mergermarket, Bloomberg, Thomson Reuters

Only Canadian firm ranked in
Worldwide M&A
completed and announced,
by deal count

Thomson Reuters

Only Canadian firm ranked in Global announced M&A, by value and count


Stikeman Elliott's recent M&A experience includes significant mandates for public and private companies, along with private equity firms:

  • BayBridge Seniors Housing Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan Board, in its acquisition of all of the shares of Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. for an enterprise value of C$1.1B.

  • Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in its C$465M sale of Allstream to Zayo Group Holdings Inc.

  • Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. in connection with its acquisition by Waste Connections, Inc. in a C$13B all-stock business combination effected by way of a reverse merger.

  • ACE Limited and The Chubb Corporation, as Canadian counsel, in ACE Limited's US$29.5B acquisition of The Chubb Corporation.

  • Shred-it International in its US$2.3B acquisition by Stericycle.

  • Legacy Oil and Gas Limited in its C$1.53B acquisition by Crescent Point Energy Corp.

  • DH Corporation in its US$1.25B acquisition of Fundtech.

  • Canadian counsel to CRH plc in its acquisition of certain assets (principally in Canada, Europe and Brazil) from Holcim Ltd./Lafarge S.A., for an enterprise value of €6.5B.

  • Canadian counsel to Allergan Inc., acquired by Actavis plc in a cash and equity transaction valued at $70.5B, creating one of the top 10 global pharmaceutical companies by sales revenue.

  • Canadian counsel to Vega and VMG Partners in the US$550M sale of Vega Foods to WhiteWave Foods.

If you would like to see some of Stikeman Elliott's experience in a particular industry, please contact your Stikeman Elliott representative, or any one of our offices.