20 September 2004 LAWFUEL – Best law news, legal, securities, legal research, attorney, law firm news Rogers Wireless Communications Inc. (“Rogers Wireless”), Rogers Communications Inc. (“RCI”) and Microcell Telecommunications Inc. (“Microcell”) jointly announced today that Rogers Wireless and Microcell have entered into an agreement under which Rogers Wireless will make an all cash bid for Microcell securities totaling approximately C$1.4B. Rogers Wireless has agreed to purchase Microcell’s Class A Restricted Voting shares and Class B Non-Voting shares for C$35.00 per share. As well, Rogers Wireless will offer to purchase the 2005 warrants for C$15.79 and 2008 warrants for C$15.01. Subject to regulatory approvals and Microcell shareholder acceptance, this transaction is expected to close before the end of the year.
Please note that Stikeman Elliott LLP represented Microcell in this transaction:
Team consisted of Sidney Horn (Corporate Partner, Montreal), Marc Barbeau (Corporate Partner, Montreal), Steeve Robitaille (Corporate Partner, Montreal), Nicolas Beugnot and Claire Zikovsky (Corporate Associates, Montreal), Paul Collins (Competition Partner, Toronto) and Robert Hogan (Tax Partner, Montreal ) and Christian Meighen (Tax Associate, Montreal).