Stikeman Elliott shortlisted for five awards for the IFLR Americas Awards 2018

April 13, 2018

Stikeman Elliott celebrates its clients being shortlisted for five awards at the 2018 IFLR Americas Awards, which celebrates legally innovative teams and deals in the region. We congratulate our clients for their great achievements and thank them for partnering with us – we are committed to their success.

Shortlisted awards include:

  • North American National Law Firm of the Year
  • Equity Deal of the Year – Nexa Resources S.A. and Votorantim S.A. in the cross-border IPO of common shares of Nexa Resources on the TSX and NYSE for aggregate gross proceeds to Nexa Resources and Votorantim of US$570M.
  • Loans Deal of the Year – Standard Chartered Bank, as administrative agent for a syndicate of lenders, as Canadian counsel, in providing a secured term loan facility in favour of Novelis Inc., a Canadian corporation, in a principal amount of US$1.8B, as well as Wells Fargo, as administrative agent for a syndicate of lenders, as Canadian counsel, in amending a US$1.0B revolving credit facility in favour of Novelis Inc. and other borrowers in the corporate group.
  • M&A Deal of the YearCST Brands, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition by Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. by way of a merger for a total enterprise value of US$4.4B.
  • Private Equity Deal of the YearHudson’s Bay Company in connection with the announced series of strategic transactions, including a US$500M equity investment by Rhône Capital and the US$850M sale of the Lord & Taylor Fifth Avenue Flagship Building to WeWork.

(firm’s representations are bolded)

The award winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thursday, May 17th in New York City.