Archived — January 2008

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    Decisions

    Investor:
    FirstGroup Acquisition Corporation, London, UK (SCO)

    Canadian Business:
    Greyhound Canada Transportation Corp., GCTC Leasing Ltd., Gray Coach Travel Inc., Greyhound Courier Express Ltd. and Penetang-Midland Coach Lines Limited, Calgary, AB and
    Briggs Bus Lines Ltd., Edmonton, AB and
    Laidlaw Transit Ltd., Burlington, ON and
    Langdon's Coach Lines Co. Ltd., King City, ON and
    Autobus Transco (1988) Inc., LaSalle, QC
    Provide passenger transportation services.

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    Investor:
    Jardine Brook Holdings Limited, Saint John, NB, CDA (BER)

    Canadian Business:
    Universal Holdings Ltd., Timber Transport Limited, Universal Investment Corporation, Universal Properties Limited, Irving Transportation Services Limited, Grand Lake Timber Limited, Protrans Personnel Services Inc., RST Industries Limited, Midland Transport Limited, Moncton Wildcats Hockey Club Limited and Sunbury Transport Limited, Saint John, NB
    Provide transportation, courier, container, freight brokerage, refrigerated food warehousing, distribution and personnel agency services. Operate a sawmill. Own a hockey club.

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    Investor:
    The Independent Order of Foresters, Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    Unity of Life Canada, Mississauga, ON
    Provides life insurance products and services.

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    Investor:
    New Omaha Holdings LLC, New York, NY, USA

    Canadian Business:
    CardSolve International Inc., London, ON
    Provides merchant acquiring services for Visa credit cards and business solutions for Visa processing services.

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    Investor:
    New Omaha Holdings LLC, New York, NY, USA

    Canadian Business:
    First Data Loan Company, Canada, Mississauga, ON
    Provides merchant acquiring services.

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    Investor:
    New Omaha Holdings LLC, New York, NY, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Datawire Communications Networks Inc., Toronto, ON
    Provides transaction delivery services.

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    Investor:
    New Omaha Holdings LLC, New York, NY, USA

    Canadian Business:
    First Data/Paymentech Canada Partner Inc., First Data Acquisition Corp., Integrated Payments Systems Canada Inc., TASCanada Technology Inc., TeleCheck Services Canada, Inc., First Data Canada General Partnership No. 1 and Unified Network Payment Solutions (Partnership), Toronto, ON
    Provide financial services, money order services, point of sale solution services, cheque verification services, merchant acquiring services and sell credit card and leasing services.

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    Investor:
    1364514 Alberta ULC, Markham, ON, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    COGNOS Incorporated, 3098000 Nova Scotia Company and Cognos Holdings Inc., Ottawa, ON
    Provide business intelligence and corporate performance management software solutions.

    Notifications - Acquisitions

    Investor:
    Airgas Canada Inc., Radner, PA, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Mainland Welding Supplies Ltd. and Cantec Equipment Ltd., Surrey, BC
    Distribute and sell industrial, medical and specialty gases and related welding equipment and supplies.

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    Investor:
    Auriga Energy Inc., Calgary, AB, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    Husky Oil Operations Limited (its oil and gas producing assets in the Kaybob South Beaverhill Lake area), Calgary, AB
    Produces oil and gas.

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    Investor:
    Amvex Corporation, Gurnee, IL, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Amvex Corporation, Richmond Hill, ON
    Develops, manufactures, markets and distributes medical suction and oxygen therapy products.

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    Investor:
    Acquisition Clair de Lune Inc., Montreal, QC, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    9145-1906 Québec Inc. and Les Distributions Orca-Lite, Saint-Laurent, QC
    Distribute and sell scented candles and related products.

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    Investor:
    Advanced Inflight Alliance AG, Munich, GER

    Canadian Business:
    DTI Software Inc., Montreal, QC
    Develops and licenses videogames and entertainment software for the airline industry.

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    Investor:
    Burda Digital Ventures GmbH, München, GER

    Canadian Business:
    Indochino Apparel Inc., Victoria, BC
    Operates a website selling clothing apparel in Canada.

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    Investor:
    Burda Digital Ventures GmbH, München, GER

    Canadian Business:
    Nexopia.com Inc., Edmonton, AB
    Operates a website.

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    Investor:
    BerryMac Acquisition Limited, Evansville, IN, USA

    Canadian Business:
    MAC Closures Inc., Waterloo, QC
    Manufactures plastic caps and closures.

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    Investor:
    Blenheim Interior Trim L.P., Mississauga, ON, CDA (JPN)

    Canadian Business:
    Woodbridge Foam Corporation (its Blenheim Plant Foam assets), Mississauga, ON
    Manufactures automotive interior foam.

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    Investor:
    Cooper Industries (Electrical), Inc., Houston, TX, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Omnex Control Systems ULC, Port Coquitlam, BC
    Designs and manufactures rugged radio remote controls and fixed industrial wireless I/O.

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    Investor:
    C.M.W. Canadian Mineral Water Development S.A., Leudelane, LUX (SWI)

    Canadian Business:
    Spa Springs Parks Limited and Canada Geese (Images) Limited, Halifax, NS and
    Spa Springs Mineral Water Company Limited, Middleton, NS
    Extract, bottles and sells mineral water.

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    Investor:
    Carlyle Europe Partners III L.P., London, UK (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    RTD Quality Services Inc., Edmonton, AB
    Provides automotive non-destructive testing, inspection and certification services.

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    Investor:
    CAS Two Holdinggesellschaft mbH, Hannover, GER

    Canadian Business:
    Siemens VDO Automotive Canada Inc., Mississauga, ON
    Manufactures, sells and services automotive parts, and engages in research and development in the automotive parts sector.

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    Investor:
    Doosan Infracore Co., Ltd. and Doosan Engine Co. Ltd., Seoul, KOR

    Canadian Business:
    Bobcat Equipment Ltd. and Ingersoll-Rand Canada Inc. (its utility equipment and attachments business), Toronto, ON
    Wholesale construction equipment.

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    Investor:
    Double-Take Software Canada Inc., South Borough, MA, USA

    Canadian Business:
    TimeSpring Software Corporation, Montreal, QC
    Develops and sells data protection software.

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    Investor:
    Exopack Performance Films Inc., Whitby, ON, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    Liqui-Box Canada Inc., Whitby, ON
    Manufactures performance films used for the production of flexible packaging materials.

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    Investor:
    Empathy Marketing Limited, Dublin, IRE

    Canadian Business:
    Bell Canada (its WebBrand Marketing Inc. business), Toronto, ON
    Provides online advertising and marketing services.

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    Investor:
    E.ON North America Holdings LLC, Wilmington, DE, USA (GER)

    Canadian Business:
    Airtricity Holdings (Canada) Ltd., Airtricity Canada Ltd., Westman Wind Power Company Ltd., Services Airtricity Hauts Reliefs Ltée, Services Airtricity Rivière-Pentecôte Ltée, Services Airtricity du Loupe Ltée, Services Airtricity Grande Coulée Ltée, Airtricity Digby Wind Farm Ltd., Airtricity Pokeshaw Wind Farm Ltd., Airtricity Westman Dominion Ltd., Airtricity Westman MacDonald Ltd. and Airtricity Westman St. Ambroise Ltd., Toronto, ON
    Develop wind farms.

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    Investor:
    ECS Holdings, Inc., Reno, NV, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Engine Control Systems Limited, Newmarket, ON
    Manufactures exhaust emission controls.

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    Investor:
    FirstBus Canada Limited, Regina, SK, CDA (UK)

    Canadian Business:
    King Transportation Ltd., Winnipeg, MB
    Provides school bus transportation, charter and maintenance services.

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    Investor:
    GE Money, Mississauga, ON, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    Chevron Canada Limited (its consumer credit card business), Vancouver, BC
    Issues private label credit cards.

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    Investor:
    Genzyme Corporation, Cambridge, MA, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Diagnostic Chemicals Limited, Charlottetown, PE
    Develops and manufactures chemicals.

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    Investor:
    Helix Hearing Care of America Corp., West Palm Beach, FL, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Ottawa Valley Hearing Aid Centre Inc., Arnprior, ON
    Sells hearing aids and provides related audiology services.

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    Investor:
    Steven Mark Halvorson, Dickinson, ND, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Premier Ventures Ltd., Fort St. John, BC
    Provides oilfield services.

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    Investor:
    HOCHTIEF USA, Inc., Dallas, TX, USA (GER)

    Canadian Business:
    Flatiron Constructors Canada Limited, Vancouver, BC and
    Flatiron Equipment Canada Ltd., Edmonton, AB
    Provide heavy civil, rail and other transportation construction contracting services.

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    Investor:
    Harris/Decima Inc., Rochester, NY, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Westmount Decision Science Inc., Toronto, ON
    Provides business analytics and market research services.

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    Investor:
    Irdeto Holdings B.V., Hoofddorp, NET (SAF)

    Canadian Business:
    Cloakware Corporation, Ottawa, ON
    Provides software development services.

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    Investor:
    Image Sensing Systems, Inc., St. Paul, MN, USA

    Canadian Business:
    EIS Electronic Integrated Systems Inc., Toronto, ON
    Manufactures radar technology solutions for traffic management applications.

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    Investor:
    Island Acoustics East Inc., Victoria, BC, CDA (SWI)

    Canadian Business:
    Precision Hearing Instruments Ltd. and Conkar Hearing Instruments Inc., Kitchener, ON and
    Audio-Dent Inc., Oakville, ON and
    1066781 Ontario Ltd., Stratford, ON
    Sell hearing instruments and accessories.

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    Investor:
    KanAm Grund Kapitalanlagegesellschaft mbH, Frankfurt am Main, GER

    Canadian Business:
    E-Commerce Place Phase I, Montreal, QC
    A commercial office building.

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    Investor:
    Kan Am 101 McNabb Street Corporation, Frankfurt am Main, USA (GER)

    Canadian Business:
    101 McNabb Street, Markham, ON
    An office building.

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    Investor:
    Kongsberg Inc., Kongsberg, NOR

    Canadian Business:
    Teleflex Megatech Inc., Grand-Mère and Shawinigan, QC
    Designs and manufactures electronic and electromechanical products for the automotive, marine and industrial sectors.

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    Investor:
    Lloyd's Register North America, Inc., Houston, TX, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Combustion Dynamics Limited, Martec Limited and 3095765 Nova Scotia Limited, Halifax, NS
    Develop software tools and virtual prototypes for the analysis of complex structures and systems.

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    Investor:
    McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Limited, Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    R.M. Gilliam Inc., Richmond Hill, ON
    Owns and operates four McDonald's restaurants.

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    Investor:
    MAPS Holdings Inc., Rosemont, IL, USA

    Canadian Business:
    GDX Canada Inc., Welland, ON
    Manufactures automotive applications sealing systems.

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    Investor:
    Mylan Laboratories Inc., Canonsburg, PA, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Genpharm Inc., Etobicoke, ON
    Operates an R&D facility, manufactures generic pharmaceuticals and supplies renal dialysis equipment and pharmaceuticals.

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    Investor:
    Mobile Mini, Inc., Tempe, AZ, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Centreline Equipment Rentals Ltd. (its portable storage business), Windsor, ON
    Owns, leases and sells portable storage containers and mobile office units.

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    Investor:
    Norma Acquisition Corp., Milan, ITA

    Canadian Business:
    Oakley Canada Inc., Oakley Canada Retail ULC and Oakley Limited Partnership, Saint-Laurent, QC
    Distribute and market performance optics products, as well as, apparel, footware and accessories.

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    Investor:
    Nordic Petroleum ASA, Gamle Fredrikstad, NOR

    Canadian Business:
    1336952 Alberta Ltd., Calgary, AB
    Owns 4 oil sands leases in the Athabasca Oilsands area of Alberta.

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    Investor:
    NDI Holding Corp., Boston, MA, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Northern Digital Inc., Waterloo, ON
    Designs, develops, manufactures, supports, markets, distributes, sells and licenses optical-based and electromagnetic-based three dimensional measurement, navigation and tracking systems.

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    Investor:
    9190-9309 Québec Inc., Montreal, QC, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    Centre d'Achats Carrefour des Bois Francs, Victoriaville, QC
    A shopping centre.

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    Investor:
    NewPage Corporation, Miamisburg, OH, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Stora Enso Port Hawkesbury Ltd., Port Hawkesbury, NS
    Operates a paper mill.

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    Investor:
    OTI Holdings Limited, Miami, FL, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Ophthalmic Technologies Inc., Toronto, ON
    Manufactures ophthalmic ultrasound and optical coherence tomography equipment.

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    Investor:
    Pitney Bowes of Canada Ltd., Mississauga, ON, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    Bluetree Direct Inc., Mississauga, ON
    Provides marketing support consultation services.

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    Investor:
    Prospector International Networks Inc., Chryst Church, BAR

    Canadian Business:
    MIS International Inc., Montreal, QC
    Distributes and sells communication software.

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    Investor:
    Palangio Enterprises 1982 Limited, Newmarket, ON, CDA (UK)

    Canadian Business:
    North Bay Alouette Bus Lines Inc., North Bay, ON
    Provides school bus transportation services.

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    Investor:
    RM Acquisition, LLC, New York, NY, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Rand McNally Canada Inc., Markham, ON
    Produces and distributes print and electronic maps and mapping products and services.

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    Investor:
    Service Champ, Inc., Chalfont, PA, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Complete Lube Supply Ltd. and CLS Parts Direct Inc., Scarborough, ON
    Market, sell and distribute products and supplies for the quick lube industry.

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    Investor:
    Sino Gold Mining (Canada) Limited, Vancouver, BC, CDA (AUS)

    Canadian Business:
    Golden China Resources Corporation, Toronto, ON
    Explores for, develops and processes gold in China, and owns interest in the Gold Ridge Mine in the Solomon Islands.

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    Investor:
    Specialty Motors Operations, Inc., Boca Raton, FL, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Von Welse of Canada Company, Cambridge, ON
    Manufactures DC motors, electric starters, DC fans and gear motors.

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    Investor:
    SRI Homes ULC, Troy, MI, USA

    Canadian Business:
    SRI Homes Inc. and Western Guarantee Corporation, Kelowna, BC and
    SRI Homes Inc., Lethbridge, AB and Estevan, SK and
    Dynamic Modular Homes Store Ltd., Red Deer, AB
    Manufacture modular homes.

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    Investor:
    United Diamond, LP, Leduc, AB, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    United Diamond, United Diamond Ltd. and Torkbuster Inc., Leduc, AB
    Manufacture, engineer and develop drill bits, the Torkbuster Torsional impact generator and related tools, technologies, products and processes.

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    Investor:
    Wega Mining Inc., Vancouver, BC, CDA (NOR)

    Canadian Business:
    Goldbelt Resources Ltd., Toronto, ON
    Explores and develops gold prospects in West Africa.

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    Investor:
    WMA Inc., Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    WHA Architects Inc., Toronto, ON
    Provides architectural services.

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    Investor:
    0808410 B.C. Ltd., Vancouver, BC, CDA (LUX)

    Canadian Business:
    RIS Resource Information Systems Inc., Calgary, AB and
    RIS Resource Information Systems (Regina) Inc., Regina, SK and
    RIS Resource Information Systems (Toronto) Inc., Toronto, ON
    Provide software support and maintenance services.

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    Investor:
    0810009 B.C. Unlimited Liability Company, Phoenix, AZ, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Edison Source Norvik Company, Mississauga, ON
    Manufactures and sells 'fast charge' battery charging systems.

    Notifications - New Businesses

    Investor:
    Artel, Inc., Westbrook, ME, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Artel Canada Inc., Montreal, QC
    Provides calibration and liquid handling equipment services for the health industry.

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    Investor:
    Bed Bath & Beyond Canada L.P., Union, NJ, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Bed Bath & Beyond Canada L.P., Richmond Hill, ON
    Sells domestic furnishings.

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    Investor:
    Devine Tarbell & Associates, Inc., Portland, ME, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Devine Tarbell & Associates, Inc., Toronto, ON
    Provides hydro power industry engineering consulting services.

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    Investor:
    Empreinte S.A., Brest, FRA

    Canadian Business:
    4436717 Canada Inc., Montreal, QC
    Imports, distributes and sells women's lingerie.

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    Investor:
    EDS Group Holdings Limited, South Yorkshire, UK

    Canadian Business:
    EDS Decommissioning Canada Inc., Saint John, NB
    Decommissions, demolishes and sells reusable equipment and scrap material.

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    Investor:
    Getman Corporation, Bangor, MI, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Getman Canada Ltd., Pasadena, NL
    Sells mining machinery, equipment and supplies.

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    Investor:
    Hundegger Canada Inc., Airdrie, AB, CDA (GER)

    Canadian Business:
    Hundegger Canada Inc., Airdrie, AB
    Develops, manufactures, sells and services woodworking machines.

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    Investor:
    Jewelry Repair Enterprises, Inc., Delary Beach, FL, USA

    Canadian Business:
    JRE Enterprises Inc., Toronto, ON
    Operates and franchises jewellery and watch repair outlets.

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    Investor:
    Louis Dreyfus Canada Ltd., Calgary, AB, CDA (USA)

    Canadian Business:
    LDM Yorkton Trading LP, Calgary, AB
    Operates a canola processing plant.

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    Investor:
    Lowe's Companies, Inc., Mooresville, NC, USA

    Canadian Business:
    Lowe's Companies Canada, ULC, North York, ON
    Sells home improvement products.

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    Investor:
    Lionel Meunier and Rosemai Ricardou Meunier, Puget sur Argens, FRA

    Canadian Business:
    Gestion KNHC Inc., Lac-Beauport, QC
    Provides real estate management services.

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    Investor:
    Nutaris International Inc., Drummondville, QC, CDA (SWI)

    Canadian Business:
    Nutaris International Inc., Drummondville, QC
    Manufactures and distributes meal replacement products.

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    Investor:
    SARL NH Invest, Puget sur Argens, FRA

    Canadian Business:
    KAD Investissement Inc., Lac-Beauport, QC
    Buys investment properties.

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