Canada: Davies Recognized By The American Lawyer For Global M&A Deal Of The Year: Canada
Last Updated: September 1 2015

Davies has been honoured by The American Lawyer's 2015 Global Legal Awards for the firm's role in Burger King Worldwide, Inc.'s acquisition of Tim Hortons Inc. and the creation of Restaurant Brands International, which was recognized as Global M&A Deal of the Year: Canada.

Successfully navigating complex structuring and regulatory issues, Davies acted for Burger King in the US$12.5-billion deal, which resulted in the third-largest quick-service restaurant company in the world, with approximately US$23 billion in system sales and over 18,000 restaurants in 100 countries.

The Davies team included Patricia Olasker, Steven HarrisCam Rusaw and Alex Moore (M&A); Raj Juneja (Tax); George Addy and Charles Tingley (Antitrust/Foreign Investment); Jessica Bullock (Employee Benefits); David Wilson and Zain Rizvi (Capital Markets); and Carol PennycookDerek Vesey and Anthony Spadaro (Financing).

The third annual 2015 Global Legal Awards honour firms and legal departments that played a substantial role in the world's most distinguished international work performed between Jan 1, 2014 and April 15, 2015, across a wide range of disciplines. The contest attracted 225 strong entries across 30 categories. The awards will be presented on September 28, 2015, at Gotham Hall in New York City.

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