Archived — September 1997

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Decisions

Investor:
Aquest II Acquisition Corporation, Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
The Prudential Insurance Company of America and PIC Realty Canada Inc. (their commercial properties leasing business), Scarborough, ON
Lease commercial properties.

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Investor:
CUC International Inc., Stamford, CT, USA

Canadian Business:
Hebdo Mag International Inc., Montreal, QC
Publishes branded classified advertising information products.

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Investor:
National-Oilwell, Inc., Houston, TX, USA

Canadian Business:
Dreco Energy Services Ltd., Dreco Energy Services (Canada) Ltd., Vector Oil Tool, Ltd, Dreco International Holdings Ltd. and Dreco Eastern Europe Ltd., Edmonton, AB
Design, manufacture and market offshore drilling and well-servicing rigs, and downhole products.

Notifications — Acquisitions

Investor:
AEA Technology plc, Oxfordshire, UK

Canadian Business:
Hyprotech Ltd., Calgary, AB
Develops and markets software.

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Investor:
Arianne U.S., Inc., Boston, MA, USA (NET)

Canadian Business:
Optelec Canada Inc., Longueuil, QC
Distributes precision electro-optical devices.

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Investor:
Allied Waste Holdings (Canada) Ltd., Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Laidlaw Resources, Burlington, ON
Provides solid waste management services.

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Investor:
Aon Corporation, Chicago, IL, USA

Canadian Business:
IOC Reinsurance Brokers Ltd., Toronto, ON and
Minet Inc., Montreal, QC
Provide reinsurance and insurance brokerage services.

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Investor:
Advanced Accessory Systems Canada Inc., Granby, QC, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Nomadic Sport Inc., Hamer Bay, ON
Manufactures and designs automotive roof racks.

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

Canadian Business:
Pepsi-Cola Canada Ltd. (its PFS Division), Mississauga, ON
Distributes food products.

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Investor:
Baffin Inc., Hamilton, ON, CDA (UK)

Canadian Business:
Chamberlain Phipps Canada Limited (its Footwear Division), Hamilton, ON
Manufactures and distributes footwear products.

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Investor:
Brake Parts Canada Inc., Mississauga, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
ITT Industries of Canada Ltd. (its Aimco Steel Products Division), Mississauga, ON
Manufactures and distributes automotive parts.

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Investor:
The Boeing Company, Seattle, WA, USA

Canadian Business:
McDonnell Douglas Canada Ltd., Mississauga, ON
Manufactures structural components for commercial and military aircrafts.

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Investor:
Canada Pipe Company Ltd., Hamilton, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Titan Foundry Ltd. and Associated Foundry Limited, Surrey, BC and
Bibby Ste.-Croix Foundries Inc., Sainte-Croix, QC
Manufacture and sell pressure fittings and appurtenances, non-pressurized soil pipe products, valves, hydrants and municipal castings.

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Investor:
Canada Pipe Company Ltd., Hamilton, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Bibby Waterworks Corp. and Bibby Foundry Ltd., Oakville, ON
Distribute pressure fittings and appurtenances, non-pressurized soil pipe products, valves, hydrants and municipal castings.

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Investor:
Canada Pipe Company Ltd., Hamilton, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Coast Couplings Ltd., Cambridge, ON
Manufactures and sells couplings for use in non-pressurized soil pipe products.

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Investor:
Canada Pipe Company Ltd., Hamilton, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Gestion Financière Grand-Mère, Inc., Grand-Mère, QC and
Gestion Financière LaPerle, Inc., Saint-Ours, QC
Own real property.

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Investor:
Corporate Express Inc., Broomfield, CO, USA

Canadian Business:
Atsco Office Express, Saint John, NB
Sells office equipment and supplies.

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Investor:
Claremont Technology Group Canada Inc., Montreal, QC, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Communications Informatiques Trilan Canada Inc., St-Léonard, QC
Provides computer networks and systems consulting services.

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Investor:
Canadian Waste Services Inc., Oakville, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
WMI Waste Management of Canada Inc., North York, ON and
Canada Crinc Ltd., Toronto, ON and
WMI Québec Inc. and Gestion des rébuts D.M.P. Inc., St-Etienne-des Gre, QC
Provide waste management services.

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Investor:
Columbia North Realty Company, Winnipeg, MB, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Radisson Suite Hotel Winnipeg Airport &Airport Executive Centre, Winnipeg, MB
An office building and a hotel.

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Investor:
Copperweld Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA, USA (FRA)

Canadian Business:
Dominion Steel Export Company (Ontario) Limited, Ferrum Inc., Standard Tube Canada Inc. and 779048 Ontario Limited, Brampton, ON
Manufacture and distribute structural steel tubing and mechanical steel tubing.

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Investor:
Chase Industries, Inc., Cincinnati, OH, USA

Canadian Business:
Chase/Durus Canada Inc. and Dabbco Investments Inc., Winnipeg, MB
Manufacture laminated doors.

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Investor:
Crabtree &Evelyn Holdings Limited, Abingdon, UK

Canadian Business:
C&E Canada, Inc., London, ON
Distributes toiletries and fine foods.

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Investor:
Cameron Ashley Acquisitions Inc., Calgary, AB, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Daigle Lumber Ltd., Boucherville, QC
Distributes building products.

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Investor:
Canadian Worcester Controls Limited, Scarborough, ON, CDA (UK)

Canadian Business:
Limitorque of Canada Ltd., Montreal, QC
Distributes automatic valve mechanisms.

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Investor:
Canadian General Insurance Group Limited, Scarborough, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Assurances Jean-Claude Leclerc Inc., Drummondville, QC
Sells civil liability and property insurance.

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Investor:
Dover Corporation (Canada) Limited, Mississauga, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Ascenseurs Rocon Inc., Saint-Laurent, QC
Provides elevator installation, servicing and maintenance services.

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Investor:
Drake Automation Limited, Welwyn Garden City, UK

Canadian Business:
McCurdy Radio Industries Limited, Etobicoke, ON
Manufactures broadcast automation equipment.

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Investor:
Dan-Loc (Canada) Ltd., Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Flexitallic Canada Limited, Sarnia, ON
Manufactures, distributes and sells spiral wound gaskets and related products.

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Investor:
Expertelligence, Inc., Santa Barbara, CA, USA

Canadian Business:
Cerebral Systems Development Corp., Toronto, ON
Provides computer software consulting services.

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Investor:
Fiberco, Inc., Wilmington, DE, USA

Canadian Business:
3379396 Canada Inc., Mississauga, ON
Manufactures and markets synthetic fiber.

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Investor:
Fujitsu International, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA (JPN)

Canadian Business:
DMR AMS Inc., DMR Consulting Group Inc., DMR Group (Europe) Inc., DMR Québec Inc. and The IT Macroscope Inc., Montreal, QC
Provide informatics consulting services.

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Investor:
Fujitsu International, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA (JPN)

Canadian Business:
Amdahl Canada Finance NRO Inc., Toronto, ON
Provides financing services to international businesses.

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Investor:
Fujitsu International, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA (JPN)

Canadian Business:
Antares Alliance Group Canada Limited, Mississauga, ON
Provides software research and development services.

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Investor:
Fujitsu International, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA (JPN)

Canadian Business:
Amdahl Canada Limited, North York, ON
Sells and services computers.

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Investor:
Fujitsu International, Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA (JPN)

Canadian Business:
Metalink Group Inc., Brossard, QC
Provides telecommunications consulting services.

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Investor:
Flowserve Corporation, Dayton, OH, USA

Canadian Business:
BW/IP International Ltd., Guelph, ON
Manufactures, sells and services industrial pumps and seals.

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Investor:
Gallaher Thorold Paper Co., Atlanta, GA, USA

Canadian Business:
Thorold Specialty Paper Mill, Thorold, ON
A paper mill.

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Investor:
Gartner Group Canada, Inc., Stamford, CT, USA

Canadian Business:
McGraw-Hill Information Systems Company Limited (its Datapro Information Services Group and Northern Business Information Divisions), North York, ON
Sell foreign-produced information technology products, periodicals and services.

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Investor:
Hilton Canada Inc., Mississauga, ON, CDA (UK)

Canadian Business:
The Toronto Hilton Hotel, Toronto, ON
A hotel.

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Investor:
IKON Office Solutions, Inc., Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Leaside Properties Ltd., Vancouver, BC and
Garvo Ventures Inc., Edmonton, AB
Holding companies.

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Investor:
IKON Office Solutions, Inc., Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Superior Ventures Group Ltd., Superior Reproductions Ltd. and Superior Personnel Ltd., Vancouver, BC
Provide document imaging services.

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Investor:
IMI Wilshire Inc., Anoka, MN, USA

Canadian Business:
Wilshire Corporation, Ajax, ON
Manufactures and sells beverage dispensing equipment.

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Investor:
Infotek International Inc., North York, ON, CDA (SAR)

Canadian Business:
CIT Inc., North York, ON
Develops custom software using object technology.

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Investor:
IKS Canadian Knife &Saw Ltd., Langley, BC, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Systi Matic Precision Cutting Technology (Canada) Limited, Kelowna, BC
Manufactures and distributes saw blades and related equipment and supplies.

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Investor:
ISM Information Systems Management Corporation, North York, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
ISM Information Systems Management (Alberta), Calgary, AB
Provides telecommunications and information technology services.

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Investor:
Inovtecs Canada Inc., Toronto, ON, CDA (MAL)

Canadian Business:
1031726 Ontario Ltd., Mississauga, ON
Manufactures and distributes central vacuum systems.

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Investor:
Kaiser Energy Ltd., Tulsa, OK, USA

Canadian Business:
HCO Energy Ltd. and Northridge Exploration Ltd. (certain oil and gas properties), Edson Area, AB
Produce oil and gas.

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Investor:
Kimoto Technologies Inc., Concord, ON, CDA (JPN)

Canadian Business:
Canadian Fine Color Ltd., Toronto, ON and
Aldin Graphics Inc., Saint-Laurent, QC
Distribute graphic arts products.

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Investor:
Leggett &Platt Canada Ltd., Carthage, MO, USA

Canadian Business:
Purchase Marketing Inc., Concord, ON
Distributes and sells store fixtures.

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Investor:
Larson-Juhl Canada Ltd., Mississauga, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Multiframe International Inc. and Multico Mfg. Inc., North York, ON
Manufacture and distribute picture frame industry wood and plastic mouldings.

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Investor:
Leander Group Limited, CAY

Canadian Business:
Tara Drilling Ltd. and D.D.S. Downhole Data Systems Ltd., Edmonton, AB
Provide oilfield drilling and technology services.

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Investor:
Mattel, Inc., El Segundo, CA, USA

Canadian Business:
Tyco Toys (Canada) Inc., Mississauga, ON
Manufactures and distributes toys.

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Investor:
Mapleleaf, Inc. and Mapleleaf Franchise Concepts, Inc., Houston, TX, USA

Canadian Business:
The Framing Experience Ltd. and Flair Franchise Systems (1996) Ltd., Burlington, ON
Franchise retail art sales and provide framing services.

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Investor:
Metaplast Acquisition Company Ltd., Montreal, QC, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Metaplast Ltd., Lachine, QC
Manufactures plastic extrusion industry equipment.

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Investor:
Merial Canada Inc., Victoriaville, QC, CDA (FRA)

Canadian Business:
Merck Frosst Canada Inc. (its Agvet Division), Kirkland, QC
Markets and sells animal health care products.

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Investor:
Melnor, Inc., Winchester, VA, USA (GER)

Canadian Business:
Melnor Canada Ltd., Brantford, ON
Manufactures lawn and garden products.

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Investor:
Olsten Services Limited, Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
881239 Ontario Inc., Sudbury, ON
Provides home health care services.

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Investor:
1215273 Ontario Inc., Toronto, ON, CDA (BOT)

Canadian Business:
Taco Bell, London, Scarborough and Willowdale, ON
Restaurants.

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Investor:
Oxford Properties Group Inc., Toronto, ON, CDA (HKC)

Canadian Business:
Spall Plaza, Kelowna, BC
A shopping plaza.

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Investor:
Praxair Products Inc., Mississauga, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Grand River Respiratory Care Inc., Kitchener, ON
Provides respiratory, nursing and therapeutic care services.

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Investor:
Primark Corporation, Waltham, MA, USA

Canadian Business:
Wefa Canada, Inc., Toronto, ON
Provides business-related financial information storage, retrieval, analysis, forecasting and reporting services.

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Investor:
Quaker State Inc., Burlington, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Auto-Shade (Overseas), L.L.C., Guelph, ON
Manufactures automotive accessories and organizational products.

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Investor:
Reynolds and Reynolds (Canada) Limited, Brampton, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Crain-Drummond, Inc., Boucherville, QC
Manufactures, markets and sells business documents and document management services.

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Investor:
Svedala Industries Canada Inc., Belleville, ON, CDA (SWE)

Canadian Business:
2227434 Nova Scotia Ltd., Truro, NS
Manufactures, services and distributes crushing and screening equipment.

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Investor:
Stone Group Inc. and 1204894 Ontario Inc., London, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Frederick Bulk Transport Inc., Chatham, ON
Provides bulk trucking services.

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Investor:
Svedela Industries Canada Inc., Belleville, ON, CDA (SWE)

Canadian Business:
Reedrill Canada, Inc., Lively, ON
Distributes mining equipment.

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Investor:
State of the Art, Inc., Irvine, CA, USA

Canadian Business:
BBicon Inc. and Sybex Ltd., Markham, ON
Develop, license and sell software products.

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Investor:
Sterling Pulp Chemicals (Sask) Ltd., Toronto, ON, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Saskatoon Chemicals Ltd., Saskatoon, SK
Manufactures pulp chemicals.

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Investor:
Smartalk Teleservices Inc., Los Angeles, CA, USA

Canadian Business:
Cardinal VoiceCard Limited, Toronto, ON
Manufactures, produces and sells prepaid telephone cards and related products.

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Investor:
Thomas &Betts, Limited, Iberville, QC, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Marr Group Limited, Mississauga, ON
Manufactures electrical wire connectors.

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Investor:
Thomas &Betts Corporation, Memphis, TN, USA

Canadian Business:
Isaac Sachs Holdings Inc., and Sachs Communications Inc., Dorval, QC
Manufacture electrical components for the telecommunications industry.

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Investor:
3323846 Canada Inc. and CT Financial Services Inc., Toronto, ON, CDA (UK)

Canadian Business:
Meloche Monnex Inc. and London General Insurance Group Inc., Montreal, QC
Provide property and casualty insurance services.

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Investor:
3357392 Canada Inc., Vancouver, BC, CDA (USA)

Canadian Business:
Imperial Holdings No. 2 Inc., Imperial Parking Limited and Impark Properties Ltd., Vancouver, BC
Operate parking facilities and provide parking services.

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Investor:
3377725 Canada Inc., Oakville, ON, CDA (FRA)

Canadian Business:
Dor-Seal Inc., Etobicoke, ON
Manufactures, sells and distributes door lights.

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Investor:
Taqu, Inc., Troy, MI, USA (GER)

Canadian Business:
Giddings &Lewis Canada Ltd., Tecumseh, ON
Manufactures high precision automation machinery.

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Investor:
Tenneco Inc., Greenwich, CT, USA

Canadian Business:
Shearmat Structures Limited, Winnipeg, MB and
Honeycomb Construction Services Limited, Tillsonburg, ON
Manufacture, distribute and sell honeycomb and other paper packaging products.

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Investor:
USA Waste Services, Inc., Houston, TX, USA

Canadian Business:
Universal Disposal Services Limited and Ontario Material Recovery Centre Inc., Etobicoke, ON
Provide waste management services.

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Investor:
U.S. Office Products Company, Washington, DC, USA

Canadian Business:
Duocentre Management Services Ltd. and West Coast Coffee Service Ltd., Coquitlam, BC and
Safari Coffee Specialty Roasters Ltd., Kelowna, BC
Provide coffee supply services.

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Investor:
Vision 2000 Venture Ltd., San Jose, CA, USA (TAI)

Canadian Business:
Goal Electronics Ltd., Montreal, QC
Designs electronic chips.

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Investor:
Williams Holdings Plc, Derby, UK (USA)

Canadian Business:
Chubb Security Canada Inc. and Guardall North America Inc., Mississauga, ON
Manufacture electronic and physical security equipment.

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Investor:
Westroc Inc., Mississauga, ON, CDA (UK)

Canadian Business:
MDC Manufacturing Inc. (its Protex drywall coatings business), Etobicoke, ON
Manufactures and sells wallboard finishing products.

Notifications - New Businesses

Investor:
Cananwill Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Canadian Business:
Cananwill Canada Limited, Toronto, ON
Provides insurance premiums financing services.

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Investor:
Coram Healthcare Corporation, Denver, CO, USA

Canadian Business:
Coram International Holdings Limited, Coram Healthcare Limited and Coram Pharmacy Limited, Mississauga, ON
Provide alternate site healthcare services and pharmaceutical services.

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Investor:
DoubleClick Inc., New York, NY, USA

Canadian Business:
DoubleClick Canada Network Inc., Toronto, ON
Provides internet advertising services.

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Investor:
Nippon Express Travel U.S.A., Inc., San Francisco, CA, USA

Canadian Business:
Nippon Express Travel Canada Ltd., Vancouver, BC
Provides tour operator and travel agency services.

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Investor:
Martin J. Owen, Williamsville, NY, USA

Canadian Business:
Owen &Singer Inc., Toronto, ON
Represents manufacturers in marketing, sale and distribution of products and services.

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Investor:
Varinderjeet Patheja, Scarborough, ON, CDA (IND)

Canadian Business:
Provincial Flange &Fitting (1997) Corporation and 1232094 Ontario Inc., Scarborough, ON
Distribute flanges and fittings.

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Investor:
PSS Canada, Inc., Topeka, KS, USA

Canadian Business:
Payless ShoeSource Canada Inc., Toronto, ON
Sells shoes and related products.

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Investor:
Superior Life Insurance Company, Phoenix, AZ, USA

Canadian Business:
Superior Life Insurance Company, Mississauga, ON
Provides life insurance services.

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Investor:
Shanghai Connet Commercial Development Investment Co. Ltd., Shanghai, PRC (HKC)

Canadian Business:
Richsun Connet Ltd., Toronto, ON
Imports and exports shoes.

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Investor:
China Jade Enterprises Ltd. &Richsun Industries Ltd., Kowloon, HKC

Canadian Business:
Richsun Connet Ltd., Toronto, ON
Imports and exports shoes.

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Investor:
Trumpf, Inc., Farmington, CT, USA (GER)

Canadian Business:
Advanced Fabricating Machinery Inc., Mississauga, ON
Distributes fabricating machinery.

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Investor:
Paul Vestner, Munchen, GER

Canadian Business:
Vestner Elevators Canada Ltd., Mississauga, ON
Sells, installs, maintains and services elevator systems.

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