Biggest corporate finance/stock and debt deals of 2013

Ranked by the size of the deal in CAD

Published April 8, 2014. Sources: Interviews with companies, agents and/or advisers below and BIV research.

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Rank '14FootnotesRecipient companyDate deal closedDeal descriptionPartial list of agents and advisers involvedDeal value
1 Telus
April 1 Closed $1.1 billion of 11-year notes with a 3.35% interest rate maturing on April 1, 2024, and $600 million of 30-year notes with a 4.4% interest rate maturing on April 1, 2043 RBC and BMO Capital Markets, Scotia Capital, CIBC World Markets, Barclays Capital, Canaccord, Desjardins Securities, HSBC Securities, J.P. Morgan, Laurentian Bank Securities, Morgan Stanley, National Bank Financial, TD Securities $1,700,000,000.00
2 Goldcorp Inc
March 25 Issued US$1.5 billion in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes, consisting of US$500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.125% notes due March 15, 2018, and US$1 billion aggregate principal amount of 3.7% notes due March 15, 2023 Merrill Lynch, HSBC, Morgan Stanley, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, BMO, CIBC, RBC, Scotia, TD, Goldman Sachs, Mitsubishi, RBS, SMBC, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP $1,500,000,000.00
3 Silver Wheaton
Feb. 5 Bridge loan BMO Capital Markets, Scotia Capital Markets $1,500,000,000.00
4 Province of British Columbia
July 10 Province of British Columbia issued $1.45 billion of unsecured bonds with an interest of 3.3% maturing on December 18, 2023 National Bank Financial, RBC Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets, CIBC World Markets, Scotia Capital, TD Securities $1,450,000,000.00
5 Louisiana-Pacific Corp
Exact date not provided Acquisition of Ainsworth Lumber Co Stikeman Elliott $1,100,000,000.00

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