Susan Hutton

Susan M. Hutton Partner

Representative Work
  • Erwin Hymer Group, as Canadian competition counsel, in its US$2.45B acquisition by Thor Industries.
  • Newfield Exploration Co., as Canadian counsel, in its C$5.5B acquisition by Encana Corp.
  • Bayer AG, as Canadian competition counsel, in respect of the US$9B sale of its agricultural businesses and assets to BASF SE in one of the largest antitrust enforcement divestitures in history.
  • Bayer AG, as Canadian competition counsel, in respect of its US$66B offer to acquire all the shares of Monsanto Company.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B merger of equals by way of a plan of arrangement with Agrium Inc.
  • Canexus Corporation in its C$900M acquisition by Chemtrade Logistics Inc. as well as in connection with the proposed acquisition by Superior Plus in 2015 for an enterprise value of C$932M.
  • Novelis Inc., as Canadian counsel, in the sale of its North American business to Reynolds Consumer Products, Inc.
  • Manitoba Telecom Services Inc. in the proposed C$520M sale of its Allstream business to Accelero Capital Holdings S.à.r.l. Group.
  • China National Offshore Oil Company in its US$19.5B cash acquisition of Calgary-based Nexen Inc., including the assumption of debt.
  • Astral Media Inc. with respect to its C$3.4B sale of all of its issued and outstanding shares to BCE Inc. by way of plan of arrangement.
  • Motorola Mobility Holdings, Inc. with respect to its US$12.5B acquisition by Google Inc.
  • Johnson & Johnson, as Canadian counsel, in its US$21.3B acquisition of Synthes Inc.
  • PotashCorp in its defence of BHP Billiton's US$38.6B unsolicited take-over bid, with the bid being subsequently withdrawn after the key decision of Investment Canada to reject the proposal.