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Numerous media outlets interview Aaron Atkinson and Bradley Freelan, Toronto M&A partners and hostile takeover experts, on Suncor Energy’s hostile takeover bid of Canadian Oil Sands

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Aaron and Bradley are co-authors of the Fasken’s 2015 Canadian Hostile Take-Over Bid Study released earlier this year.

Bloomberg News, “Suncor Energy Inc may scrap US$4.5B hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd if offer”, by Scott Deveau, November 26, 2015

Bloomberg TV Canada, “Suncor May Scrap Oil Sands Bid If US$4.5B Offer Delayed”, November 26, 2015

Toronto M&A partner Bradley Freelan joins Scott Deveau on Bloomberg TV Canada to talk about Suncor Energy’s plea to strike down a so-called poison pill adopted by Canadian Oil Sands last month.

Bloomberg Business, “Canadian Oil Sands Wins Time for Bids as Suncor Mulls Steps”, by Jeremy Van Loon and Rebecca Penty, November 30, 2015

Financial Post, “A bush-league decision on Suncor-Canadian Oil Sands takeover battle”, by Terence Corcoran, November 30, 2015

Globe and Mail, “Alberta’s securities regulator gives COS shareholders breathing room”, by Jeff Lewis and Jeffrey Jones, December 1, 2015

International Financial Law Review, “Canadian Oil Sands’ poison pill pre-empts reforms", by Edward Price, December 2, 2015

Energy Intelligence, “COS Gets More Time to Respond to Hostile Suncor Bid”, by James Irwin, December 2, 2015

BNN Business Day AM, “Fasken report on Canadian bidding wars: Suncor-COS”, December 3, 2015

Toronto M&A partner Aaron Atkinson joins Frances Horodelski on Business Day to discuss the 2015 review on takeover activity in Canada and to offer insight into the battle over Canadian Oil Sands.

The Canadian Press, “Suncor extends, but doesn’t sweeten, hostile takeover bid for Canadian Oil Sands”, by Lauren Krugel, December 3, 2015

Rigzone, “Fight Or Flight: Canadian Oil Companies Weigh Hostile Takeover Bid”, by Deon Daugherty, December 3, 2015


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