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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 ...
  • Tuesday, August 29, 2017 WSP Waives Due Diligence Pre-Condition to Opus Takeover Offer
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 29, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has today waived the due diligence pre-condition contained in its lock-up agreement, dated August 14, 2017, with UEM Edgenta Berhad in relation to the takeover offer for Opus International Consultants Limited (NZX:OIC) ("OIC") (the "Offer"). Accordingly, WSP is now committed to procure that its wholly-owned New Zealand subsidiary makes the Offer, on the other terms previously announced. WSP also filed its application for consent ...
  • Monday, August 14, 2017 REPEAT: WSP Files Notice of Intention to Acquire Opus International Consultants to Strengthen its Presence in Australia/New Zealand
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 14, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with UEM Edgenta Berhad (KLSE:EDGENTA) ("UEM Edgenta"), under which WSP will acquire UEM Edgenta's 61.2% in Opus International Consultants Limited (NZSE:OIC) ("OIC"), through a New Zealand takeover offer. WSP has, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, filed a notice of intention to make this takeover offer, in cash, for 100% of the fully paid shares in OIC at NZ$1.78 per OIC share (the "Offer"). The Offer values the entire issued share capital of OIC at approximately ...
  • Sunday, August 13, 2017 WSP Agrees to Acquire UEM Edgenta Berhad's 61.2% Shareholding in Opus International Consultants and Files Notice of Intention to Acquire Opus International Consultants
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 13, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") and UEM Edgenta Berhad (KLSE:EDGENTA) ("UEM Edgenta") are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement today under which WSP will acquire UEM Edgenta's 61.2% in Opus International Consultants Limited (NZSE:OIC) ("OIC"), through a New Zealand takeover offer. WSP has today, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, filed a notice of intention to make this takeover offer, in cash, for 100% of the fully paid shares in OIC at NZ$1.78 per OIC share (the "Offer"). The Offer ...
  • Wednesday, August 9, 2017 WSP Reports Strong Q2 2017 Results
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Aug. 9, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") today announced its financial and operating results for the second quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended on July 1, 2017. SECOND QUARTER AND FIRST HALF OF 2017 HIGHLIGHTS Q2 2017 Solid financial performance for the quarter. Consolidated organic growth in net revenues of 2.2% and adjusted EBITDA margin of 10.7%, in line with Management's expectations. ...
  • Wednesday, July 26, 2017 WSP Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results Release Date
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 26, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") will announce its 2017 second quarter results on August 9, 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 second quarter highlights and results will be available on the same day at www.wsp.com in the Investor section, under Presentations & Events. ...
  • Tuesday, July 18, 2017 WSP Announces Acquisition of Poch, A Leading Latin American Firm
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - July 18, 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 Poch, a 730-employee professional services firm based in Chile. The firm has additional offices in Peru, Colombia and Mexico. The acquisition of this firm will provide a leadership position in engineering, environmental services, project/construction management as well as supervision/control services for industrial, buildings, environment and energy clients in the Chilean ...
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 WSP Announces Results of Annual Shareholder Meeting
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 10, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") today held its annual meeting of shareholders (the "Meeting") at the Crystal Hotel in Montreal. A total of 72,549,362 common shares (representing approximately 71% of all issued and outstanding common shares of the Corporation) were represented in person or by proxy at the Meeting. WSP hereby announces that shareholders of the Corporation (the "Shareholders") voted in favour of all items of business put forth at the Meeting by the Corporation. The Corporation also presented highlights of its ...
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 New Brand Positions WSP to Build a Powerful Legacy for Generations to Come
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 10, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. ("WSP") (TSX:WSP) today unveiled its new brand identity, represented by the introduction of a new logo that marks its growth and transformation, and celebrates the culture built on the coming together of over 85 companies in the last five years. The new brand is evocative of WSP's strong and future-focused identity. Engineering is about asking questions, looking at complex problems from different angles, and finding solutions that often break paradigms. WSP's new brand speaks ...
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2017 WSP Starts 2017 on a Solid Note With Strong First Quarter Financial Results
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 10, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") today announced its financial and operating results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, which ended on April 1, 2017. FIRST QUARTER 2017 HIGHLIGHTS WSP delivered strong Q1 2017 performance, with 10.1% organic growth in net revenues. Adjusting for the difference in billable days between 2016 and 2017, consolidated organic growth in net revenues amounted to approximately 4%, slightly ahead of expectations. ...
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017 Media Advisory: WSP to Hold Annual Shareholders Meeting and Unveil Its New Brand on May 10, 2017
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - May 9, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) will hold its annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, May 10, 2017, at 10 a.m., at the Crystal Hotel, 1100 rue de la Montagne, Montreal, Quebec H3G 0A1. Media representatives are welcome to attend. Following the meeting, WSP's management team will be available for a brief period to meet media representatives. The annual meeting will be broadcast live on the Internet at the following address: www.wsp.com ("Investors" ...
  • Tuesday, April 18, 2017 WSP Announces Details for Its Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Release of 2017 First Quarter Results
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 18, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") will host its annual meeting of shareholders and release its 2017 first quarter results on Wednesday, May 10, 2017. ANNUAL MEETING OF SHAREHOLDERS The annual meeting of shareholders will be held at the Crystal Hotel, 1100 de la Montagne Street, in Montreal at 10 a.m. (Eastern Time). During the meeting, WSP will discuss its 2016 performance and its 2017 strategy and will ...
  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017 WSP Ends Fiscal 2016 With Strong Financial Results
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 1, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") today announced its financial and operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 31, 2016. The fourth quarter results cover the period from September 25, 2016 to December 31, 2016. FOURTH QUARTER AND FISCAL 2016 FINANCIAL HIGHLIGHTS WSP's geographically diverse revenue streams, combined with its diverse public/private and fee-for-service/fixed fee client base, enabled it to attain all of ...
  • Tuesday, February 14, 2017 WSP Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2016 Results Release Date
    MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 14, 2017) - WSP Global Inc. (TSX:WSP) ("WSP" or the "Corporation") will announce its 2016 fourth quarter and fiscal 2016 results on March 1st, 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 fourth quarter and fiscal 2016 highlights and results will be available on the same day ...
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