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 2016 winners 

Lifetime Achievement Award: 

Ed Clark
former President and CEO of TD Bank Group 

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The Lifetime Achievement Award is Canadian Dealmakers' most prestigious award to an individual who has:

• An established history of distinguished service
• Exhibited leadership and provided inspiration to others
• Made a lasting contribution to Canadian business
• Significantly influenced Canadian deal-making on a national and international level
 

Infrastructure & Utilities Award:

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Fortis Inc. acquires ITC Holdings

Advisors: Goldman Sachs, Scotiabank,
Barclays, Morgan Stanley, Lazard, Deloitte, White & Case LLP,
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, McInnes
Cooper LLP, Torys LLP, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP,
Dykema LLP, Jones Day LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Skadden,
Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP,
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, Cravath, Swaine & Moore,
Foley & Lardner LLP, Crowe & Dunlevy, Triplett,
Woolf & Garretson LLC, Newman, Comley & Ruth PC,
Sullivan & Ward PC, Stinson Leonard Street LLP, Stuntz,
Davis & Staffier, PC, Clark Hill PLC, Fredrikson & Byron, PA
Conner & Winters, LLP, Polsinelli PC, Curtis,
Heinz,
Garrett & O’Keefe PC, Strasburger & Price, LLP
 

Foreign Outbound Award: 

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Emera Inc. acquires TECO Energy 

Advisors: J.P. Morgan Securities, Scotiabank, Morgan Stanley, Moelis & Co., Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Holland & Knight LLP, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

 

Mid-Market Award:

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EnerCare Inc. acquires Service Experts 

Advisors: National Bank Financial, Moelis & Co.,  PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young,
Torys LLP, Bennett Jones LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Arnold & Porter LLP, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

 

Information Technology Award:
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Open Text Corp. acquires Dell EMC division
 

Advisors: Barclays, Morgan Stanley, Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Houthoff Buruma, Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Foley Hoag LLP

 

Industrials Award:

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Stantec Inc. acquires MWH Global

Advisors: CIBC Capital Markets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Dean Bradley Osborne Partners, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP,
Bennett Jones LLP, Dentons Canada LLP, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, Hogan Lovells US LLP, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, Linklaters LLP, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

 

Foreign Inbound Award:

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Vail Resorts Inc. acquires Whistler Blackcomb

Advisors: Greenhill & Co., Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP, Stikeman Elliott LLP,
Hogan Lovells US LLP, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Farris, Vaughan, Wills & Murphy LLP,
McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

 

Energy Award:

Suncor Energy Inc. acquires Canadian Oil Sands

Advisors: RBC Dominion Securities, J.P. Morgan Securities, CIBC World Markets, Kingsdale Shareholder Services, Longview Communications,
D.F. King Canada, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP,
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP

 

Consumer Business Award:
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Cara Operations Ltd. acquires Groupe St-Hubert

Advisors: National Bank Financial, KPMG, Stikeman Elliott LLP, Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

Bank of the Year (by Volume) Award:
Mid-Market Bank of the Year Award:

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Value Creation Award:CCl.PNG
CCL Industries Inc. for multiple acquisitions

Advisors: BMO Capital Markets,
Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

 

Media & Telecommunications Award:
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Shaw Communications Inc. acquires WIND Mobile

Advisors: CIBC World Markets, TD Securities,
BMO Capital Markets, PJT Partners,
Dentons Canada LLP, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

 

Deal Team of the Year Award:
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Shaw Communications Inc. for multiple acquisitions

Advisors: CIBC World Markets, TD Securities,
RBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets,
Blair Franklin Capital, Barclays, Ernst & Young,
PJT Partners, Dentons Canada LLP, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Goodmans LLP, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, Dentons Canada LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP, Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, McCarthy Tétrault LLP

 

View our past winners (2007-2015)