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Shopper 's Drug Mart at Queen and Carlaw in Toronto.Tibor Kolley/The Globe and Mail

Here's a quick breakdown of the biggest deal in Canadian retail, the acquisition of Shoppers Drug Mart by Loblaw Cos.

Total price: $12.4-billion Breakdown: 54 per cent cash, 46 per cent stock.

Cash price: $61.54 a share.

Share consideration: 1.29417 Loblaw share.

Maximum cash outlay for Loblaw: $6.7-billion.

Maximum share issue for Loblaw: 119.9-million.

Ownership breakdown post-merger: Shoppers shareholders 29 per cent, George Weston Ltd. (Weston family holding company) 46 per cent.

Financing: $3.5-billion term loan and $1.6-billion bridge loan.

Pro forma 2012 revenue: $42-billion.

Pro forma 2012 earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization: $3-billion.

Pro forma 2012 free cash flow: $1-billion Accretion: "double digit" after accounting for amortization of intangibles.

Synergies: $300-million after three years. (Does not require store closings.) Store count: Loblaw has more than 1,000, Shoppers has 1,363.

(Boyd Erman is a Globe and Mail Capital Markets Reporter & Streetwise Columnist.)

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