Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc.

Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc.

January 26, 2011 10:25 ET

Kingsdale Shareholder Services Continues to be the M&A Proxy Firm of Choice in Canada in 2011

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 26, 2011) - Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc. ("Kingsdale"), Canada's leading integrated shareholder communications firm, announced today that Kingsdale continues to be the M&A Proxy Firm of Choice in Canada in 2011. With M&A transaction volume predicted to continue to rise in 2011, Kingsdale has been retained on more transactions than its Canadian competitors combined. Issuers appreciate Kingsdale's unmatched track record of consistent results, strategic advice and overall experience in managing friendly or hostile M&A transactions.

Some of Kingsdale's leading engagements during the past 12 months include:

  • BHP Billiton's $38.5 billion bid for PotashCorp
  • Kinross Gold's $7.1 billion merger with Red Back Mining
  • Goldcorp's $3.6 billion acquisition of Andean Resources
  • Scotiabank's $2.3 billion offer for Dundee Wealth
  • AUX Canada Acquisition's $1 billion offer for Ventana
  • Franco-Nevada's $830 million offer for Gold Wheaton Gold Corp
  • Thompson Creek Metals' $650 million acquisition of Terrane Metals
  • Nunavut Iron Ore's $570mm bid for Baffinland Iron Mines
  • HudBay Minerals' $520 million offer to acquire Norsemont Mining
  • K+S AG's $434mm acquisition of Potash One
  • Nystar's $392 million acquisition of Farallon Mining
  • Osisko Mining Corporation's $372 million acquisition of Brett Resources
  • West Face Capital proxy solicitation and advisory services in connection with its requisition of a special meeting of Maple Leaf Foods' shareholders

"As Kingsdale grows, we are proud to offer a full suite of services to our clients. This now includes in-house ISS Advisory Services. Kingsdale continues to work with the best, and offers a superior product," said Wes Hall, Kingsdale's Chief Executive Officer. "I am often asked why Kingsdale is such a dominant player in the M&A/Proxy business and the answer is simple – we do not compromise on value by cutting corners."

With an impressive clientele, Kingsdale continues to provide value-added solutions. Whether retained to provide Proxy Solicitation, Information Agent, Depositary, or Transaction Communications services, Kingsdale is the first choice of issuers engaged in a friendly or hostile M&A transaction. 

About Kingsdale Shareholder Services

Kingsdale Shareholder Services Inc. provides strategic shareholder communication and advisory services. Through its seamless, multi-dimensional mechanism for communicating with shareholders and seeking out timely, detailed and transaction-critical information from third parties, clients are empowered to make well-informed key decisions. Operating in the context of takeover bids (hostile and friendly), proxy contests, special and routine shareholder meetings, Kingsdale offers an array of specialized programs and services including proxy solicitation, information agent, depositary, corporate governance advisory services, and other shareholder-related services.

Kingsdale Communications Inc., a division of Kingsdale Shareholder Services, offers tailored solutions and expertise in investor relations, public relations, multi-media, media management and corporate communications. A full-service advisory firm with seasoned professionals experienced in mergers & acquisitions and proxy contests to help your organization succeed.

For more information, please visit our websites at: www.kingsdalecommunications.com and www.kingsdaleshareholder.com.

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