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Virtu Financial To Acquire KCG Holdings for $1.4 Billion

Paul, Weiss is representing high-speed trading firm Virtu Financial, Inc. in its approximately $1.4 billion all-cash acquisition of retail electronic trading firm KCG Holdings, Inc.

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OTTP and Providence Equity Partners Sell Ascend Learning to Blackstone and CPPIB

Paul, Weiss is representing the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTTP) in its sale, alongside Providence Equity Partners, of education software company Ascend Learning, LLC.

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Videotron Completes $600 Million High Yield Offering

Paul, Weiss represented Bank of America Merrill Lynch and the other initial purchasers in connection with Videotron Ltd.’s offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 5.125% senior notes due 2027.

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Cenovus Energy to Acquire ConocoPhillips’ Canadian Assets for $17.7 Billion

Paul, Weiss is representing Calgary-based Cenovus Energy Inc. in the U.S. aspects of its acquisition of ConocoPhillips’ 5 percent interest in the FCCL Partnership, the companies’ jointly owned oil sands venture operated by Cenovus.

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New Gold Closes Equity Offering

Paul, Weiss advised New Gold Inc., a Canadian intermediate gold mining company, in its public offering of common shares.

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Stantec to Divest Software Unit Innovyze

Paul, Weiss is representing Canadian-based, global design firm Stantec in its $270 million sale of Innovyze, a smart water infrastructure modeling and simulation software business, to EQT Mid Market US. The sale to EQT is anticipated to close in the second quarter of 2017, subject to customary conditions and regulatory approvals.


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