S&C Advises Canadian Pacific in Winning Bid for Kansas City SouthernSeptember 15, 2021
Canadian Pacific Railway has emerged as the winning bidder for Kansas City Southern, prevailing over a competing bid by Canadian National Railway. Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern announced on September 15 that Canadian Pacific would acquire Kansas City Southern in a stock and cash transaction representing an enterprise value of $31 billion.
The deal would create the first rail network connecting the United States, Mexico and Canada. The combined company would have an enterprise value of $86 billion, operate approximately 20,000 miles of rail and employ more than 20,000 people.
The S&C team representing Canadian Pacific includes Frank Aquila, Andrew Gerlach, Julia Kim, Renata Mascarenhas and Elizabeth Levin. Ari Blaut, Alan Fishman and Elizabeth Miller are handling financing matters. Davis Wang, Minjae Jo and Zachary Feldman are handling tax matters. Marc Treviño, Heather Coleman and Sarah Remmer Long are handling executive compensation matters. Renata Hesse, Adam Paris, Sophia Vandergrift and Marc-André Cyr are handling regulatory matters.