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Celebrating the art and science of the deal

 2017 winners 

 

Lifetime Achievement Award:
William A. Downe, Past and Immediate Chief Executive Officer,
BMO Financial Group
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Deal Team of the Year:
Consumer Business Deal of the Year: 

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Alimentation Couche-Tard acquires CST Brands Inc.

Advisors: 
Faegre Baker Daniels LLP
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
National Bank Financial
Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz LLP
Stikeman Elliott LLP
BofA Merrill Lynch
Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP
J.P. Morgan Chase
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
Torys LLP
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Financial Deal of the Year: 

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CIBC acquires PrivateBancorp 

Advisors:
Mayer Brown LLP
Sidley Austin LLP
Torys LLP
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
CIBC World Markets
Citi
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Vedder Price PC
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP
Sandler O'Neill & Partners, L.P.
Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
Longview Communications
Sard Verbinnen & Co.
Alliance Advisors
Innisfree
MacKenzie Partners
Ernst & Young
Deloitte

 

Business Services Deal of the Year:

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Ritchie Bros. acquires IronPlanet 

Advisors:
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Lawson Lundell LLP
Dechert LLP
Dorsey & Whitney LLP
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP
Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC

 

Value Creation Award:
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CGI Group Inc.
 

Advisors:
McDermott Will & Emery LLP
McCarthy Tetrault LLP
Baker McKenzie
HPP (Hammarstrom Puhakka Partners Oy
Stikeman Elliott LLP

 

Mining Deal of the Year:
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GlobalPotashCorp and Agrium merge to form Nutrien

Advisors:
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Jones Day
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
BofA Merrill Lynch
Goldman Sachs & Co.
Skadden, Arps, Slate Meagher & Flom LLP
RBC Capital Markets
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Felesky Flynn LLP
Allens LLP
Barclays Capital Inc.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
CIBC Capital Markets
Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC
Hill & Knowlton
StrategyCorp
Albright Stoneridge Group

 

Infrastructure & Utilities Deal of the Year:

Enersource, Horizon Utilities, and PowerStream amalgamate to form Alectra

Advisors:
Gowling WLG (Canada) LLP
Stikeman Elliott LLP
MPA Morris Park Advisors Inc.
Torys LLP
Deloitte

 

IPO of the Year:

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Canada Goose

Advisors:
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Ropes & Gray LLP
Torkin Manes LLP
CIBC World Markets
Credit Suisse Securities
Goldman Sachs
RBC Dominion Securities
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Deloitte

 

Foreign Inbound Deal of the Year:
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FLEETCOR Acquires Cambridge Global Payments

Advisors:
Alston & Bird LLP
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
Ernst & Young LLP
Deloitte
Aon Risk Services
Morgan, Lewis & Blockius LLP
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Financial Technology Partners
KPMG LLP

Mid-Market Deal of the Year:

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Rogers Sugar Inc. acquires L.B. Maple Treat

Advisors:
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
TD Securities Inc.
BMO Capital Markets
Richter Consulting
KPMG LLP
Maison Brison
Stikeman Elliott LLP
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

  

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OpenText acquires Dell EMC’s Enterprise Content Division

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

 

Energy Deal of the Year:
Foreign Outbound Deal of the Year:
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Enbridge Inc. acquires Spectra Energy

Advisors:
Sullivan & Cromwell LLP
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
Credit Suisse Securities (Canada) Inc.
RBC Dominion Securities Inc.
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
Goodmans LLP
BMO Capital Markets
Citigroup Global Markets

 

Agricultural & Fisheries Deal of the Year:
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Cooke Inc. acquires Omega Protein Corporation

Advisors:
BMO Capital Markets
Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
Deloitte
Jones Day
Morgan, Lewis & Blockius LLP
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC
Vinson & Elkins L.L.P.
K&L Gates
Stewart McKelvey

Industrial Deal of the Year:
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Toromont Industries Ltd. Acquires Hewitt Equipment Limited.

Advisors:
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
TD Securities Inc.
CIBC Capital Markets
BMO Capital Markets
McCarthy Tetrault LLP
National Bank Financial
EY Canada

 

Information Technology Deal of the Year:
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TMX Group Limited acquires Trayport Limited

Advisors:
Barclays PLC
Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP
Linklaters LLP
Bennett Jones LLP
Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
TD Securities Inc. and National Bank Financial In
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Shearman & Sterling LLP
Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
Goldman Sachs
Citi

 

Investment Bank of the Year (By Volume):
Mid-Market Investment Bank of the Year (By Value):
Mid-Market Investment Bank of the Year (By Volume):
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TD Securities

 

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