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  • Monday, November 27, 2017 REPEAT/WSP Announces That the Overseas Investment Office has Consented to its Acquisition of Opus - 95% of the Shares Have Been Tendered
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 27, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has obtained the consent of the Overseas Investment Office to its application filed on August 22, 2017, in the context of the proposed acquisition of Opus International Consultants Limited (NZSE:OIC) ("Opus"). The purchase price, which amounts to NZ$283.9 million (C$262.5 million), will be financed using WSP's available cash and credit facilities. With such consent, WSP's offer for all the shares of Opus has ...
  • Sunday, November 26, 2017 WSP Announces That the Overseas Investment Office has Consented to its Acquisition of Opus - 95% of the Shares Have Been Tendered
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 26, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has obtained the consent of the Overseas Investment Office to its application filed on August 22, 2017, in the context of the proposed acquisition of Opus International Consultants Limited (NZSE:OIC) ("Opus"). The purchase price, which amounts to NZ$283.9 million (C$262.5 million), will be financed using WSP's available cash and credit facilities. With such consent, WSP's offer for all the shares of Opus has ...
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017 WSP Reports Strong Q3 2017 Results
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 8, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") today announced its financial and operating results for the third quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended on September 30, 2017. THIRD QUARTER FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS The quarter delivered robust consolidated organic growth in net revenues of 4.4% and adjusted EBITDA margin of 12.5%, both slightly ahead of Management's expectations. Backlog remained stable compared to prior ...
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 WSP Announces that UEM Edgenta, Opus' Main Shareholder, Has Voted in Favour of the Acquisition
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 2, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that at the Extraordinary General Meeting of UEM Edgenta Berhad (KLSE:EDGENTA) ("UEM Edgenta") held on November 2, a majority of its shareholders have approved the sale of UEM Edgenta's 61.2% stake in Opus International Consultants Limited (NZSE:OIC) ("OIC") to WSP. The number of OIC shares either under lock up agreements or already tendered as part of WSP's offer now amounts to 88.95%. WSP's offer remains open ...
  • Thursday, November 2, 2017 WSP Pursues its Expansion in Latin America, With the Acquisition of ConCol, a Leading Colombian Firm
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Nov. 2, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP"), one of the world's leading professional services firms, today announced that it is pursuing its expansion in Latin America through the acquisition of Consultoría Colombiana S.A. ("ConCol"), a 1,000-employee professional services firm based in Colombia. The firm has additional offices in Peru, Chile, Panama and Mexico. ConCol is a multidisciplinary pure play consulting firm, which has a recognized expertise in power, transport, oil & gas, environment, as well as in project management. ...
  • Wednesday, October 25, 2017 WSP Announces Third Quarter 2017 Results Release Date
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 25, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") will announce its 2017 third quarter results on November 8, 2017. A conference call will be held on the same day at 4:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) to discuss the results. To participate in the conference call, dial 1-647-788-4922 or 1-877-223-4471 (toll-free). A presentation of the 2017 third quarter highlights and results will be available on the same day at www.wsp.com in the Investor section, under Presentations & Events. ...
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Opus Independent Directors Unanimously Recommend to Accept WSP's Increased Offer
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 12, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that the Independent Directors of Opus International Consultants Limited (NZSE:OIC) ("OIC") have today unanimously supported and recommended shareholders to accept WSP's increased proposed takeover offer, in cash, for 100% of the fully paid shares in OIC (the "Offer"). As part of negotiation with OIC's Independent Directors, WSP has agreed to increase the total amount paid to accepting shareholders to NZ$1.92 per OIC share, including a fully imputed cash dividend of NZ$0.14 per OIC ...
  • Friday, September 1, 2017 WSP Acquires LBG and Expands Its Water and Environmental Expertise in the United States
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Sept. 1, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has acquired Leggette, Brashears and Graham, Inc. ("LBG"), a 150-employee groundwater and environmental engineering services firm based in the United States. LBG brings seven decades of wide-ranging expertise in hydrogeology, groundwater and surface water modeling, dewatering and depressurization, environmental investigation and remediation. The LBG acquisition, which was financed using WSP's available cash and credit facilities, is aligned with WSP's 2015-2018 Strategic Plan. It will ...
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