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28 February 2013

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates Ltd. wins Two Awards at Dealmaker of the Year Event

MDA named 2012 Media and Telecommunications Industry winner and Foreign Outbound (US) winner

On February 27th, at a gala dinner in Toronto, MacDonald, Dettwiler, and Associates Ltd (MDA) was recognized as a dealmaker of the year for their purchase of Space Systems Loral, LLC, the satellite manufacturing business of Loral Space & Communication Inc.

These prestigious awards were presented by Lexpert Canada and also recognized Farris as the lawyers for MDA and principal legal team on the deal. The transaction was completed in June and was worth US$875 million.

The Farris team led by Elizabeth Harrison, Q.C.  included partners Maria McKenzie (banking), David Selley (regulatory), and Bo Rothstein, and associates Thierry Keable and Kyle Miller.

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