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Cenovus and Husky Combine in $18 Billion Transaction

Paul, Weiss is representing long-time client Cenovus Energy in its combination with Husky Energy in an all-stock transaction valued at C$23.6 billion ($18 billion), including debt.

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CAE Completes Offering of Common Shares in U.S. and Canada

Paul, Weiss represented the underwriters, led by Scotia Capital Inc., RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and TD Securities Inc., in an offering by CAE Inc. of 11,569,000 common shares at C$29.85 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of C$345,334,650.

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Ballard Completes Offering of Common Shares in U.S. and Canada

Paul, Weiss represented the underwriters, led by National Bank Financial Inc. and Raymond James Ltd., in an offering by Ballard Power Systems Inc. of 20,909,300 common shares at $19.25 per share for aggregate gross proceeds of $402,504,025.

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Shopify Closes $990 Million Public Equity Offering and $920 Million Convertible Notes Offering

Paul, Weiss represented the underwriters in Shopify Inc.’s $990 million public offering of 1,100,000 Class A subordinate voting shares at a price of $900 per share and in its public offering of $920 million aggregate principal amount of 0.125% convertible senior notes due 2025.

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Methanex Completes $700 Million Notes Offering

Paul, Weiss advised Methanex Inc. in its public offering of $700 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior notes due October 15, 2027.

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IAMGOLD Completes $450 Million Notes Offering and Tender Offer

Paul, Weiss advised IAMGOLD Corporation, a mid-tier mining company with three gold mines on three continents, in its issuance of $450 million aggregate principal amount of 5.750% senior notes due 2028 and a related tender offer for all of its 7.000% notes due 2025.

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Cenovus Energy Completes $1 Billion in High-Yield Notes Offerings

Paul, Weiss advised Cenovus Energy Inc., a Canadian integrated oil and natural gas company, in its first-ever high-yield offering of $1 billion in 5.375% notes due 2025.

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Encana Completes Redomestication Transaction and Rebrands as “Ovintiv”

Paul, Weiss advised Encana Corporation, a leading North American energy producer, in its corporate reorganization, which included completing a 5 for 1 share consolidation, redomesticating from Canada to the United States and rebranding under the name Ovintiv Inc. 

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Fortis Completes C$690 Million Public Offering in United States and Canada

Fortis Inc. completed a public offering of common shares in the United States and Canada. Gross proceeds of the offering were approximately C$690 million.

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Yamana Gold Completes Debt Tender Offers

Paul, Weiss advised Canadian-based precious metals producer Yamana Gold Inc. in connection with cash tender offers for Yamana’s 4.36% Series B senior notes due 2020, 4.76% Series C senior notes due 2022, 4.91% Series D senior notes due 2024, 4.78% Series B senior notes due 2023, 4.95% senior notes due 2024 and 4.625% senior notes due 2027.

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Paul, Weiss Wins Dismissal of Shareholder Suit Against Dominion Diamond Corporation

Paul, Weiss won the dismissal, with prejudice, of a putative shareholder class action against our client Dominion Diamond Corporation and its board of directors.

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Agrium and PotashCorp Complete Merger, Creating $36 Billion Company

Paul, Weiss represented Canadian agricultural products and services giant Agrium Inc. in its $36 billion merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan.

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Publications

Q2 2019 U.S. Legal & Regulatory Developments

The following is our summary of significant U.S. legal and regulatory developments during the second quarter of 2019 of interest to Canadian companies and their advisors.

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Atlantic Gold Corporation to Be Acquired by St Barbara Ltd.

Paul, Weiss is representing Vancouver-based gold mining company Atlantic Gold Corporation in its Cdn$722 million acquisition by St Barbara Ltd., a gold mining company based in Australia.

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Authentic Brands and Tilray Announce Joint Venture to Market and Distribute Cannabis Products

Paul, Weiss is representing Authentic Brands Group (ABG) in a long-term revenue sharing agreement with Canadian pharmaceutical and cannabis company Tilray, Inc. to market and distribute a portfolio of consumer cannabis products within ABG’s brand portfolio in jurisdictions where regulations permit. 

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