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April/May 2021

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6 COMPANY (ACQUIRER) COMPANY (TARGET) COMMENTS DUO BANK OF CANADA Fairstone Financial Holdings Inc. J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC and Värde Partners, Inc. completed the sale of Fairstone Financial Holdings 2223890 ALBERTA LTD. Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc. AcquireCo acquired all issued and outstanding shares of RMDI for a purchase price of $7.41 per share LEDDARTECH VayaVision VayaVision is now a subsidiary of LeddarTech and is known as VayaVision, a LeddarTech Company VALSOFT CORPORATION INC. Navotar The acquisition is Valsoft's third complementary investment to its car rental portfolio THE VALENS COMPANY LYF Food Technologies Inc. The acquisition will position The Valens Company to capture edibles category market share THE TORONTO-DOMINION BANK Wells Fargo's Canadian Direct Equipment Finance business The deal will add scale and capabilities to TD's existing Canadian Equipment Financing business PALO ALTO NETWORKS Bridgecrew Palo Alto Networks paid approximately US$156 million in cash WESTBRIDGE CAPITAL LTD Overture Promotions The deal meant to create an international branding company Valsoft acquires Navotar to strengthen car rental leadership Valsoft Corporation Inc. — a Montreal-based company, specialized in the acquisition and development of vertical market software businesses — has announced the acquisition of Navotar, a cloud-based car rental software provider, with solutions designed to automate fleet management. The acquisition of Navotar is Valsoft's third complementary investment to its car rental portfolio. Valsoft Corporation was represented internally by David Felicissimo, general counsel, and Pamela Romero, paralegal. Esther Berglas of the Law offices of Norman H. Winter represented Navotar. DEALS INTELLIGENCE NAME LEAVING (COMPANY LISTED) JOINING (COMPANY LISTED) NEW POSITION Janet Loduca Pacific Gas and Electric Company Pembina Pipeline Corp. Loduca is GC and VP, legal and sustainability Marie-Josée Lapierre Investissement Québec eStruxture Data Centers Lapierre joins as SVP, GC and corporate secretary Nadia Jubinville Solotech Inc. Goodfood Market Lubinville is GC, corporate affairs, GC and corporate secretary Candice Alderson Ledcor Group of Companies Artemis Gold Inc. Alderson is SVP, corporate affairs Peter Rizakos Marret Resource Corp. Champignon Brands Inc. Rizakos is appointed as general counsel Kosta Kostic McMillan LLP Fasken Kostic joins as a partner in the Montreal office Jerritt Pawlyk Bishop & McKenzie LLP DLA Piper (Canada) LLP Pawlyk joins the Edmonton office as a partner Derek R. Elliott Bishop & McKenzie LLP Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP Elliott is a partner at the Calgary office Imran Ahmad Blake Cassels & Graydon LLP Norton Rose Fulbright LLP Ahmad is a partner in the Toronto and Montreal offices PEOPLE

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