Canadian Lawyer InHouse

December/January 2021

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6 www.canadianlawyermag.com/inhouse COMPANY (ACQUIRER) COMPANY (TARGET) COMMENTS NORDSTAR CAPITAL LP Torstar Corp The statutory plan of arrangement was worth approximately $60 million STONE CANYON INDUSTRIES HOLDINGS LLC Kissner Sellers include Metalmark Capital Holdings LLC and Silvertree-KMC II LP ARTEMIS GOLD INC The Blackwater Project The project was sold by New Gold Inc. for $190 million LINEAGE LOGISTICS HOLDINGS, LLC Ontario Refrigerated Services, Inc. The deal marks Lineage's entrance into the Canadian market VALSOFT CORPORATION INC. Interdev Technologies Interdev is a software provider in the emergency services space ENTHUSIAST GAMING Omnia Media The $44.13-million acquisition created North America's largest gaming media platform TWILIO Segment Twilio agreed to pay $3.2 billion for the technology startup NVIDIA Arm The deal is worth $40 in combined stock and cash NordStar Capital LP acquires Torstar Corp NordStar Capital LP acquired Torstar Corporation — parent of Canada's largest-circulation daily newspaper — by way of a statutory plan of arrangement pursuant to which NordStar Capital acquired all of the issued and outstanding Class A voting and Class B non-voting shares of Torstar for an aggregate consideration of approximately $60 million. Torstar's shares were delisted from the Toronto Stock Exchange and Torstar has ceased to be a reporting issuer. The parties completed the transaction amid the COVID-19 pandemic, a time that placed the need for trusted and accurate reporting at the forefront. CORPORATE INTELLIGENCE NAME LEAVING (COMPANY LISTED) JOINING (COMPANY LISTED) NEW POSITION Nathalie Clark TD Computershare Canada Clark joins as general counsel and corporate secretary Christine Plante Canadian Pacific Railway Bennett Jones LLP Plante rejoins as a partner in the Calgary office Kikelomo Lawal Interac Corp. CIBC Lawal joins as EVP and chief legal officer Corin Bowman GCT Global Container Terminals Ledcor Bowman joins as associate general counsel Genevieve Claveau LCM Attorneys Langlois lawyers Claveau has joined the firm as litigation lawyer in its Montreal office Kathryn Esaw Aird & Berlis LLP Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP Esaw is a member of the firm's insolvency and restructuring group Dave Stern Lewis Birnberg Hanet LLP Blaney McMurtry LLP Stern joins the Toronto-based firm as partner Britt Redenbach Sangra Moller LLP MLT Aikins LLP Redenbach joins as counsel in the Vancouver office Michael DeCosimo Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP Dentons DeCosimo joins as partner in the corporate law group PEOPLE

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