On September 28, 2021, Agnico Eagle Mines Limited (“Agnico Eagle”) and Kirkland Lake Gold Ltd. (TSX:KL, NYSE:KL, ASX:KLA) ("Kirkland Lake Gold") announced that they entered into a merger agreement pursuant to which Agnico Eagle will acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Kirkland Lake Gold in a “merger of equals”, with the combined company to continue under the name "Agnico Eagle Mines Limited".