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The Financial Post highlights Fasken Martineau’s 2015 Canadian Hostile Take-Over Bid Study in their coverage of PDAC 2015

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"PDAC 2015: Fasken study reveals odds of hostile takeover success" by Drew Hasselback, Financial Post

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Toronto securities and M&A lawyers Bradley Freelan and Aaron Atkinson are co-authors of Fasken Martineau’s newly released 2015 Canadian Hostile Take-Over Bid Study. This is the second major piece of empirical deal research that Fasken Martineau has issued in the last few years. In January 2013, the firm released findings from their ground-breaking Canadian Proxy Contest Study and an update to the study in 2014.


“According to a study by law firm Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP, first-mover bidders who initiated 143 hostile takeover battles for Canadian-listed public companies during the past 10 years succeeded 55% of the time.”


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