November 25th, 2020

Canadian Press NewsAlert: West Fraser Timber to acquire Norbord in deal valued at $4B

By The Canadian Press on November 19, 2020.

TORONTO – West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd. has signed a deal to acquire Norbord Inc. in an all-stock transaction valued at $4.0 billion.

Under the deal, Norbord shareholders will receive 0.675 of a West Fraser share for each Norbord share they hold.

West Fraser shareholders will own 56 per cent of the combined company, with current Norbord shareholders owning approximately 44 per cent.

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Companies in this story: (TSX:WFT, TSX:OSB)

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