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Rainmaker Income Fund
Lab & Post Production and Visual Effects business units have been acquired by

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.





vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
l'Adresse Symphonique




New Montreal Symphony
Orchestra Concert Hall



financial advisor to the Government of Quebec


PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ballard Power Systems



has been restructured and completed a financing with



Superior Plus



lead financial advisor to Ballard Power Systems
PricewaterhouseCoopers
CI Funds



proposed merger of limited partnerships into a single master partnership





fairness opinion and formal valuation pursuant to OSC Rule 61-501 of certain limited partnerships by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Healthcare Public Sector Client



several transactions






fairness opinions to assist in decision making and for corporate governance by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Real Estate Public Sector Client



proposed transaction with private sector participants




fairness opinion to assist in decision making and for corporate governance purposes by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Renewable Energy Development Co.



sold a Canadian wind farm project to a



Confidential Offshore Energy Developer



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Goldcorp Inc.
acquired

Gold Eagle Mines Ltd.

for $1.5 billion and

Canplats Resources Corporation

for $238 million


tax structuring co-advisory and tax due diligence for acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Great Lakes Hydro Income Fund, through its subsidiary Great Lakes Power Trust


proposed acquisition of renewable energy assets for an enterprise value of $1.4 billion


fairness opinion and
formal valuation
pursuant to MI 61-101
by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Henkels & McCoy Inc.




acquired


Pacific Electrical Installations Ltd.




financial and tax due diligence, and tax structuring for acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Macquarie Group




acquired


Blackmont Capital Inc.


for $93.3 million from CI Financial Corp.



financial and tax due diligence for acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
MDS Analytical Technologies





was acquired for US $650M by



Danaher Corporation



accounting, tax and transaction support to seller by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
The Molson Brothers and Limited Partners



acquired the Gillett family's interests in



the Montreal Canadiens, the Bell Centre and Gillett Entertainment Group


sole financial advisor to acquirer
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Morneau Sobeco Income Fund


acquired

Shepell-fgi


from Clairvest Group Inc. and its partners

financial, tax, IT, HR and
operational due
diligence,
and integration support
for acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Nortel Networks Ltd.

divested of substantially all assets of their CDMA and LTE Access businesses for $1.13 billion to



LM Ericsson Telephone Co.


carve out and vendor assistance by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Orion Oil & Gas Ltd.



a subsidiary of Sprott Resource Corp., acquired



Auriga Energy Inc.



financial and tax due diligence for acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Pet Valu




has been acquired for $144 million by




Roark Capital Partners


advisor to the board of Pet Valu
PricewaterhouseCoopers
The Health Care and Biotechnology Venture Fund

certain investments






fairness opinion and formal valuation pursuant to OSC Rule 61-501 by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
The Shumka Group (SCM)

acquired the Canadian P&C insurance claims and risk management services from

CGI Group inc.


due diligence and merger integration support for acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
TransGlobe Property Management Services
refinanced a $35 million debt facility with

Morguard Corporation


financing transaction facilitated for TransGlobe by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Viterra Inc.



acquired



ABB Grain Ltd.



M&A tax advisory for acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Alberta, Infrastructure & Transportation


entered into a PPP for $300 million for


Anthony Henday Ring Road South East

advisor to Alberta Infrastructure & Transportation
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Alberta, Infrastructure & Transportation


entered into a PPP for 18 new schools with a group led by

Babcock & Brown



advisor to Alberta Infrastructure & Transportation
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security


Alberta Police and Peace Officer Training Centre


advisor to Alberta Solicitor General and Public Security on the risk allocation and quantification for the new centre
PricewaterhouseCoopers
ALCAN




acquired



PECHINEY



due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Asset-Backed Commercial Paper ("ABCP")








Court Appointed Financial Advisor to the Ad Hoc Committee of non-bank sponsored ABCP
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Addenda Capital











fairness opinion and formal valuation pursuant to
MI 61 — 101 by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
AMR Technologies
now Neo MaterialTechnologies


merged with




Magnaquench, Inc.


financial due diligence assistance, accounting support and valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Barrick




acquired




Homestake Mining



integration assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
BC Hydro


Vancouver Island Call for Tenders, BC


advisor to BC Hydro on the tender process to create a new 25 year power purchase agreement
PricewaterhouseCoopers
BC Hydro








advisor to BC Hydro on their financing and capital structure
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Beaver Brook Resources Ltd









valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
BCE




proposed privatization transaction




valuation analysis by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB)







advisor to BHB on the financing structure and business case for the redevelopment of thenew hospital
PricewaterhouseCoopers
BioCapital Investments Limited Partnership

going private transaction

fairness opinion and formal valuation pursuant to OSC Rule 61—501
and
Quebec Policy Q—27
of the CVMQ by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Client




involved in proposedacquisition of

Noranda Inc.


financial due diligence assistance to prospective acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Corporations in the Forestry Industry


sale of assets in connection with an IPO






fairness opinion by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Mining Co.

transaction involving project assets






fairness opinion by


PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Platinum Metals Producing Co.



acquired intangible assets





valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Public Company in the Financial Services Industry

anticipated take-over bid





fairness opinion and
MI 61—101 formal
valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Public Sector Client



proposed transaction with private sector participants


fairness opinion to assist in decision making and for corporate governance purposes by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Dectron Internationale Inc.








fairness opinion and formal valuation pursuant
to MI 61 — 101 by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
First Quantum




moved from AIM to the London Stock Exchange





accounting and financial support by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Fraser Papers Inc.


proposed transaction involving

Katahdin Paper Operations and Fraser Papers Inc

fairness opinion and
formal valuation
pursuant to OSC Rule 61—501 by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Gammon Lake Resources Inc.



acquired

Mexgold Resources Inc.




valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Insurance Corporation of Barbados Limited

take over bid by



BF & M Limited


fairness review by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Mexican Department of Transportation



advisor to the Mexican Department of Transportation on the transaction structure and procurement for FARAC
PricewaterhouseCoopers
GeoProMining


valuation of

Agarak Copper and Molybdenum Combine CJSC



valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
GeoProMining


valuation of

Ararat Gold Recovery Co., LLC

A development stage gold mining company

valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Golden Crossing Group

raised almost $1 billion of financing for the DBFO project using wrapped blank debt, for

Golden Ears Bridge, BC

advisor to the equity investor
PricewaterhouseCoopers
HudBay MINERALS INC.

acquired


HBMS





valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Iamgold Corporation


acquired properties from


Cambior Inc.




valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Lundin Mining



acquired


Tenke Mining


due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Luscar Coal Limited, Sherritt Coal Partnership II, and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board


fairness opinion to the holders of Luscar's 9.75% senior publicly traded notes by, and financial advisor to Luscar Coal Limited
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Mexgold Resources Inc.












valuation by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Multi-fund Income Trust

unsolicited take over bid by


Amalgamated Income Limited Partnership




fairness opinion by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Nautilus Minerals



acquired an AIM listing








accounting and financial support by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro




Lower Churchill Hydro Project






advisor to Newfoundland & Labrador Hydro on the risk profile, funding, and ownership structure for the $9-11 billion project
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO)










advisor to MTO on the transaction options and strategic risk assessment for the Detroit-Windsor
Crossing
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ontario Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services

entered into a PPP for the Cookchill Food Production Centre with a group led by


Compass Group Canada Ltd


advisor to Ontario Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ontario Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services


entered into a PPP for a new correctional institution with a group led by

Management and Training Corporation Canada

advisor to Ontario Ministry of Community Safety & Correctional Services
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Peak Gold, New Gold and Metalica Resources

were involved in a business combination


due diligence investigation assistance to New Gold and Metalica Resources by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
PPP Quebec







advisor to PPP Quebec on the business case for the development of four new detention centres
PricewaterhouseCoopers
PPP Quebec






advisor to PPP Quebec on the business case for the $1.5 billion Turcot Interchange
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Premium Brands



conversion from a publicly-traded corporation to a publicly-traded income trust



fairness opinion by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Resort Municipality of Whistler






acted as a project manager for the Resort Municipality of Whistler on the upgraded
Whistler wastewatertreatment
plant
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Royal Ottawa Hospital

executed a PPP for a new $150 million specialized mental health facility with a group led by

The Healthcare Infrastructure Company of Canada

advisor to Royal Ottawa Hospital
PricewaterhouseCoopers
SOQUEM



invested in



McWatters



due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Sterlite Gold Ltd.









independent valuation subject to insider takeover bid in accordance with OSC Rule 61—501 by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
The HEICO Companies LLC


acquired


IVACO


due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by

PricewaterhouseCoopers
The Redpath
Group

acquired by

Deilmann-Haniel International Mining and Tunnelling GmbH



vendor support services for acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Votorantim Cimentos

acquired

Prairie Materials




due diligence investigation and integration assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Votorantim Cimentos

acquired

Prestige/AB Ready Mix



due diligence investigation and integration assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Votorantim Metals


acquired

US Zinc




due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by

PricewaterhouseCoopers
Western Copper Corporation

acquired


Lumina Resources Inc.


due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by

PricewaterhouseCoopers
West Lincolin Memorial Hospital






advisor to West Lincolin Memorial Hospital on the local share financing plan and financing options for a new hospital
PricewaterhouseCoopers
William Osler Healthcare Centre

executed Ontario’s first PPP for a $450 million acute care hospital with a group led by

The Healthcare Infrastructure Company of Canada

advisor to William Osler Healthcare Centre
PricewaterhouseCoopers
YAMANA


acquired



Northern Orion and Meridian Gold


due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
YAMANA


acquired


Viceroy Exploration




due diligence investigation assistance to acquirer by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
The specialty business of CFM Corporation (Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan)

has been acquired by

Monessen Hearth Systems Company and Vermont Castings Holding Company

vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Forbes Medi-Tech Inc.

has completed a restructuring and secured strategic investment






company advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Fruits & Passion Inc.

has been acquired by




S. C. Johnson & Son, Inc.



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
GLR Solutions Ltd.


has been acquired by


Exterran Holdings, Inc.





vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Patheon Inc.
Niagara and Burlington Over-the-Counter Drug Manufacturing Operations


have been acquired by


Pharmetics Inc.


vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Tegrat Holdings Ltd.
(The Target Group of Companies)


has been acquired by


The QUIKRETE® Companies Inc.


vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Aim Underwriting Limited


has been acquired by

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Acatris Inc.
a division of the Netherlands-based Royal Schouten Group

has been acquired by

TD Capital Private Equity Investors

vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Alfresh Beverages Canada Corp.


has been acquired by

A. Lassonde Inc.



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Axonwave Software Inc.


has been acquired by

Matrikon, Inc.



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Baxters Food Group


has acquired

CanGro Foods Inc. Aylmer & Primo soup brands

acquirer advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Beanstream Internet Commerce Inc.

has been acquired by


LML Payment Systems, Inc.

vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Delta Dailyfood Canada Inc.


has been acquired by

Fleury Michon SA



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Giannone Poultry Inc.


has been acquired by


Olymel L.P.


vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Hemosol Corp.




has been acquired by



Catalyst Capital Group Inc.


vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
K&D Oilfield Services
A division of BlackWatch Energy Services Trust

has been acquired by

Energy Maintenance Service Group, I LLC



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Kerry Group plc


has acquired the assets of


Agrinove, Coopérative Agro-Alimentaire



acquirer advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Kraus Carpet Group

has raised senior and subordinated facilities from
National Bank of Canada, Bank of Montreal and
Bank of Montreal Capital
Corporation

debtor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
InternetSecure Inc.


has been acquired by

NOVA Information Systems






vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Les Distilleries Melville Ltée

has been acquired by

Maison des Futailles S.E.C.
A portfolio company of Kruger Inc. and Fonds desolidarité FTQ



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Les Entreprises Michel Corbeil Inc.

has been acquired by

Collins Industries, Inc.
A portfolio company of American Industrial Partners



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Maison des Futailles
a company owned by Société des alcools du Québec and Fonds de solidarité FTQ

has been acquired by


Kruger Inc.


vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
N. Tepperman Limited

has raised construction and mortgage financing from

GE Real Estate



debtor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Old Country Rentals Ltd.


has been acquired by


WesternOne Equity Income Fund


vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
performancesoft Inc.


has been acquired by


Actuate Corporation



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Pintendre Autos Inc.

has been acquired by



LKQ Corporation



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Planaxis Technologies Inc.

has been acquired by




Alti SA



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Private Investors


have arranged debt financing for shareholder buy-out of


A Specialty Retail Grocery Store


debtor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Rainmaker Income Fund
Lab & Post Production and Visual Effects business units

have been acquired by

Deluxe Entertainment Services Group Inc.

vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Reinforced Plastic Systems Inc.


has been acquired by


Southfield Capital Advisors



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Sobeys Inc.


has acquired

A de la Chevrotière Ltée (ADL)



acquirer advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Spectrum Signal Processing Inc.

has been acquired by

Vecima Networks Inc.



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Structurlam Products Ltd.

has been acquired by

Adera Capital Corp.




vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Sylvite Transportation Group Ltd. Steel Division

has been acquired by

Cole Integrated Systems Ltd.

vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Technologies Directes P.G. Inc.

has been acquired by

Volvo Construction Equipment



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ubiquity Bank of Canada


has been acquired by

Western Financial Group, Inc.


vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
VS Visual Statement Inc.


has been acquired by

Trimble Navigation Limited


vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Weber Manufacturing Limited

has been acquired by

A Private Investor



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Yum! Brands, Inc.

has sold and refranchised 37 Pizza Hut restaurants in the province of Quebec to


Redberry Resto Brands Inc.

vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Algorithme Pharma Inc.


private placement by

Kilmer Capital Partners



company advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Confidential Corporation

acquired assets valued at

$125 million


fairness opinion provided to the board of directors by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Fish Creek Excavating Ltd.


has been acquired by


MOST Financial Inc.



vendor advised by
PricewaterhouseCoopers

Forest, Paper & Packaging

Nutreco Holding N.V.

acquired

Maple Leaf Foods Animal Nutrition Business

post-transaction valuation assistance pursuant to IFRS by
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Pope & Talbot








Monitor under the CCAA in Pope & Talbot's ongoing restructuring
PricewaterhouseCoopers
Québecor World







advisor to the banking syndicate in Quebecor World’s ongoing global restructuring
PricewaterhouseCoopers