Mergers and acquisitions
Find out how the merger and acquisitions affected your shareholdings, share value, dividend payments and adjusted cost base.
LifeWorks Inc. acquisition
TELUS has agreed to make a Section 85 Election with an Eligible Holder that received TELUS shares pursuant to the Arrangement. In certain cases, this election is required if the Eligible Holder wishes to obtain a full or partial tax deferral in respect of the disposition of their LifeWorks shares. The timeline to make an election has passed.
Emergis Inc. acquisition
TELUS completed its offer to purchase all of the outstanding common shares of Emergis Inc. on January 17, 2008. If you still hold share certificates for Emergis, you must tender your shares to Computershare Trust Company to receive consideration.
BC TELECOM and TELUS merger
Registered shareholders, who held certificates dated prior to February 1, 1999, were required to submit those certificates to Computershare Trust Company for exchange into the new TELUS Corporation share certificates before the expiry date of January 31, 2005.
If you did not exchange your pre-merger share certificates by the expiry date of January 31, 2005, you ceased to have a claim or interest of any kind or nature against TELUS and the person ultimately entitled to any certificate will be deemed to have surrendered such entitlement to TELUS, together with all entitlements to dividends, distributions and cash for fractional interest on such shares, for no consideration.
For capital gains purposes, valuation dates and prices are as follows (C$):
Price when exchanged into TELUS shares
December 22, 1971
February 22, 1994
February 22, 1994
The shares of QuébecTel no longer trade on any stock exchange. If you did not exchange your share certificates by the expiry date of June 1, 2006, you ceased to have any claim against TELUS or any entitlement relating to those shares. If you have questions regarding unexchanged share certificates, please contact Computershare Trust Company.
Clearnet Communications Inc. acquisition
If you still hold share certificates of Clearnet Communications Inc., you must tender your shares with a completed Letter of Transmittal to Computershare Trust Company to receive your consideration.
Upon exchange of your Clearnet shares for TELUS non-voting shares, you will receive dividend payments retroactive to April 1, 2001.
Daedalian eSolutions acquisition
If you still hold share certificates of Daedalian eSolutions, you must tender your shares with a completed Letter of Transmittal to Computershare Trust Company to receive your consideration.