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Ewart: Suncor's increasingly hostile takeover bid for Canadian Oil Sands goes to ASC

The war of words in Suncor Energy Inc.’s increasingly hostile takeover bid for Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. moves to a decidedly more subdued setting Thursday as lawyers for both sides appear before the Alberta Securities Commission to determine the status of a recently enacted “poison pill” in what’s become a $4.3-billion standoff. 687 more words


An 'XL' Blunder

At last, the never-ending debate about the Keystone Pipeline ended with… surprise surprise, a wholehearted rejection by the Obama White House.

Don’t get me wrong, the actual importance of the Keystone Pipeline is minimal in comparison to the national attention it has been getting. 1,906 more words

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Canadian Oil Sands calls Suncor's hostile offer 'exploitative'

CALGARY – The board of Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. says investors should reject a $4.3-billion takeover offer Suncor Energy made two weeks ago.

In a letter to shareholders, Canadian Oil Sands calls the Suncor bid undervalued, opportunistic and exploitative. 142 more words


The Suncor - Canadian Oil Sands Guide

 Below is a portion of my article published on Seeking Alpha on Suncor’s bid on Canadian Oil Sands. I got a few questions regarding the bid so I decided to write a post to address some of the concerns. 978 more words


Canadian Oil Sands adopts 'poison pill' to fend off Suncor bid

CALGARY – Canadian Oil Sands Ltd. is looking to buy time as it faces a hostile takeover offer from oilsands giant Suncor Energy Inc., announcing Wednesday that it’s adopting what’s known as a poison pill defence. 472 more words


Suncor makes a $4.3bn play for Canadian Oil Sands...again

Hey Insiders,

It’s a showdown in the heart of Canada’s oil patch. A little birdie has told us that Suncor Energy is going after fellow Canadian Oil Sands (COS) and it’s not all copacetic. 126 more words


Ewart: Suncor doubles down on oilsands with hostile bid for Canadian Oil Sands

In the wake of an unsolicited takeover bid from Suncor Energy, Canadian Oil Sands could use a white knight.

What it could use is a company like its former self — Canadian Oil Sands Trust — which came to the rescue of Canada Southern Petroleum back in 2006 by trumping a hostile takeover attempt by Petro-Canada. 734 more words