Canadian Pacific Railway


US Army Takes Aim at Canadian Pacific, Norfolk Southern Railroad Merger Plan


The U.S. Army said a Canadian Pacific Railway takeover of Norfolk Southern Corp. has the potential to harm national defense, adding opposition to the possible merger plan.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
April 7, 2016

Norfolk Southern Sets May 12 Showdown Over Canadian Pacific Acquisition Bid

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Norfolk Southern Corp. set a May 12 showdown with potential buyer Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. by announcing that date for the annual meeting, where shareholders will say whether they want the board to negotiate a merger with the Canadian carrier.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
March 29, 2016

Canadian Pacific Asks STB to Rule on Viability of Norfolk Trust Structure


Canadian Pacific Railway is asking U.S. regulators to rule on the proposed voting trust structure it wants to use to acquire Norfolk Southern Corp.

Frederic Tomesco | Bloomberg News
February 16, 2016

Canadian Pacific to Shift Strategy in Bid for Norfolk Southern

Canadian Pacific CEO Hunter Harrison

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., concerned that mounting political pressure may scuttle its proposed stock-and-cash bid for Norfolk Southern Corp., plans to change strategy to sway lawmakers and reverse the momentum.

January 22, 2016

Canadian Pacific Seeks DOJ Review of 'Campaign' Against Norfolk Southern Deal

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Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. asked the U.S. Justice Department to look into a “collective campaign” by large railroads to block its hostile stock-and-cash bid for Norfolk Southern Corp.

Thomas Black | Bloomberg News
January 19, 2016

Shippers, Legislators Skeptical About Bid by Canadian Pacific to Buy Norfolk Southern

Norfolk Southern/ Flickr

More than two dozen shippers and legislators expressed skepticism about the bid from Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. to acquire Norfolk Southern Corp.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
January 18, 2016

Norfolk Southern Finds Allies in Spurning Canadian Pacific Takeover Bid

Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg News

Norfolk Southern Corp. is gaining political and customer support for rejecting Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.’s takeover bid, which could make it harder for the Canadian company and investor Bill Ackman to wage a proxy fight.

January 11, 2016
Government, Logistics

Two House Democrats Urge Rejection of Canadian Pacific Bid for Norfolk Southern


Two senior Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives urged federal regulators on Jan. 6 to reject any acquisition bid for railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp. by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd.

David Morgan | Reuters
January 7, 2016

Norfolk Southern Customers Lobby Regulators Against Canadian Pacific Bid

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Industry groups representing major freight customers of Norfolk Southern Corp. have asked the U.S. rail regulator to reject any bid for the railroad by Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd., according to letters viewed by Reuters.

Nick Carey | Reuters
January 4, 2016

Norfolk Southern Turns Down Third Acquisition Offer, Calling Canadian Pacific’s Bid ‘Grossly Inadequate’

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd. is weighing options such as a proxy fight after Norfolk Southern Corp.’s board of directors for the third time rejected an acquisition offer as “grossly inadequate” and unlikely to pass regulatory muster.

Rip Watson | Special to Transport Topics
January 4, 2016