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RankValue* ($billions)DateDealTarget advisersAcquirer advisersTarget legal advisersAcquirer legal advisers
143.1Sept. 6Enbridge buys Spectra EnergyBMO Nesbitt Burns; Citi; Goldman Sachs; Barclays; Morgan StanleyCredit Suisse Group; RBC Dominion Securities; JP Morgan; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Wells Fargo SecuritiesWachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Goodmans; White & CaseSullivan & Cromwell; McCarthy Tétrault; Alston & Bird; O'Melveny & Myers
218.3Sept. 12Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan bids for AgriumBarclays; CIBC World Markets; Morgan StanleyBank of America Merrill Lynch; RBC Dominion Securities; Morgan StanleyBlake, Cassels & Graydon; Norton Rose, Fulbright; Paul, Weiss; Latham & Watkins; Shearman & Sterling; Osle, Hoskin & Harcourt; AllensStikeman Elliott; Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom
312March 17TransCanada buys Columbia Pipeline GroupGoldman Sachs; LazardWells Fargo Securities; JP MorganSullivan & Cromwell; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Bennett JonesMayer Brown; Blake, Cassels & Graydon; Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt; White & Case; Norton Rose Fulbright; Shearman & Sterling
411.1Feb. 9Fortis buys ITC HoldingsBarclays; Morgan Stanley; LazardGoldman Sachs; Scotiabank CapitalTorys; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Jones Day; DykemaWhite & Case; Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg; McInnes Cooper
58.1Jan. 19Progressive Waste Solutions buys Waste ConnectionsMorgan Stanley; Stifel Nicolaus & Co.; Bank of America Merrill Lynch; Wells Fargo SecuritiesJP Morgan; BMO Nesbitt BurnsLocke Lord; Bennett Jones; Gibson Dunn & Crutcher; Latham & Watkins; McCarthy TétraultStikeman Elliott; Weil Gotshal & Manges; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
65.3Aug. 22Alimentation Couche-Tard bids for CST Brands Bank of America Merrill Lynch; JP MorganMorgan Stanley; National Bank FinancialWachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz; Stikeman Elliott; Willkie Farr & GallagherFaegre Baker Daniels; Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg
74.5Dec. 18Fairfax Financial Holdings bids for World Assurance Company HoldingsBank of America Merrill LynchN/AWillkie Farr & Gallagher; Baker & McKenzie; Walder Wyss & PartnersShearman & Sterling; Torys; Homburger
83.8June 29Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce bids for PrivateBancorpGoldman Sachs & Co.; Sandler O'Neill PartnersJP Morgan; CIBC World Markets; CitiWachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz; Vedder Price; Fried Frank Harris Shriver & JacobsonMayer Brown; Sidley Austin; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett
93.6July 11Onex and Baring Private Equity Asia buy Thomson Reuters' Intellectual Property & Science (IP&S) businessGuggenheim Partners; JP MorganRBC Dominion Securities; Morgan Stanley; Bank of America Merrill LynchAllen & OveryLatham & Watkins; AZB & Partners; Allens; Torys; Veirano Advogados; Perez Alati, Grondona, Benites, Arntsen; Shin & Kim; LCS & Partners; Loyens & Loeff; Creel, Garcia Cuella, Aiza y Enriquez; Schoenherr Attorneys at Law
103.1May 2BCE bids for Manitoba Telecom ServicesTD Securities; Barclays; CIBC World MarketsBMO Nesbitt Burns; RBC Dominion SecuritiesAikins, MacAulay & Thorvaldson; Stikeman Elliott; Paul, WeissBlake, Cassels & Graydon; Sullivan & Cromwell; McCarthy Tétrault
112.5April 6Canada Pension Plan Investment Board buys a 40 per cent stake in Glencore Agricultural ProductsBarclays; Citi; Credit Suisse GroupDeutsche BankLinklaters; McCarthy Tétrault; Sayenko KharenkoFreshfields Bruckhaus Deringer; Allens; Torys; Blake Cassels & Graydon; Kim & Chang; Sayenko Kharenko
122.4Jan. 19Brookfield Asset Management buys Rouse PropertiesBank of America Merrill LynchN/ASidley Austin; White & CaseWeil Gotshal & Manges
132.2Feb. 3Lowe's Companies buys RonaScotia Capital CIBC World Markets; RBC Dominion SecuritiesNorton Rose FulbrightStikeman Elliott; Hunton & Williams
142.2Nov. 1LS Power Equity Advisors's Helix Generation bids for certain U.S. power assets of TransCanada JP MorganBarclays; Citi; Credit Suisse Group; Wells Fargo SecuritiesMayer BrownShearman & Sterling
152.2March 2McKesson buys Katz Group Canada N/AGoldman Sachs Dentons; Bennett JonesDavies Ward Phillips & Vineberg

Source: Thomson Reuters / *Target, including debt

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