Banking

Representative Work

Enerflex Ltd. Acquisition of Mesa Compression, LLC

Counsel to Enerflex Ltd., through the U.S. entity Enerflex Energy Systems Inc., in its 2017 US$106 million acquisition of U.S. based contract compression business, Mesa Compression, LLC.

Canyon Services Group Inc. Acquisition by Trican Well Service Ltd.

Counsel to Canyon Services Group Inc. in the 2017 $637 million acquisition by Trican Well Service Ltd.

Savanna Energy Services Corp. Hostile TakeOver

Counsel to Savanna Energy Services Corp. in the defense of the 2017 hostile takeover bid by Total Energy Services Inc.

Whitecap Resources Inc. $200 Million Private Placement

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in the 2017 $200 million private placement of $200,000,000 senior secured notes.

Crew Energy Inc. $300 Million Debt Offering

Counsel to  Crew Energy Inc. in its 2017 debt offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 6.500% senior unsecured noted due March 14, 2024.

Net Profits Owner

Counsel to lender and NPI owner in connection with the 2016 creation of a net profits interest on properties in Trinidad and Tobago.

Madalena Energy Inc. Disposition to Pan American Energy LLC

Counsel to Madalena Energy Inc. in the 2017 partial sale and financing of its Argentine shale properties to Pan American Energy LLC.

Athabasca Oil and Murphy Oil Light Oil Joint Venture

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in the 2016 $486 million light oil joint venture with Murphy Oil Company Ltd., Canadian subsidiary to Murphy Oil Corporation, to develop the Duvernay and Montney in the Kaybob area of northwestern Alberta 

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. US$250 Million Note Offering

Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in the 2015 note offering of US$250 million in aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes.

Tourmaline Oil Corp. Acquisition of Interests of Perpetual Energy Inc.

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp.in the 2015 $257 million acquisition of the interests of Perpetual Energy Inc. in the West Edson area of Alberta.

Tourmaline Oil Corp. Peace River High Joint Venture

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp.in the 2014 $500 million Peace River High sale to and joint venture with Canadian Non-Operated Resources LP.

Command Fishing and Pipe Recovery Ltd. Acquisitions

Counsel to Command Fishing and Pipe Recovery Ltd. in the 2014 acquisition of three private wireline and fishing companies.

Triwest Capital Partners Acquisition of NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation

Counsel to Triwest Capital Partners and Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund in connection with the 2014 acquisition of a majority interest in NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation.

Pacer Construction Sale to MasTec, Inc.

Counsel to Pacer Construction Holdings Corporation and its affiliated operating companies, a leading contractor in Western Canada, in connection with its 2014 US$213 million sale to MasTec, Inc.

Baytex Energy Corp. $1.5 Billion Financing

Counsel to Baytex Energy Corp. in its 2014 $1.5 billion public offering of 38,433,000 subscription receipts.

ATCO Group Increase in Credit Facilities

Counsel to Royal Bank of Canada and Bank of Montreal in connection with the 2013 increase and amendment of credit facilities provided to various members of the ATCO group in the aggregate principal amount of $2 billion.

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. Acquisition of Angle Energy Inc

Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in the 2013 $576 million acquisition of Angle Energy Inc. pursuant to a plan of arrangement.

Canadian Pacific Railway Company – Revolving Credit Facility

Counsel to Royal Bank of Canada and a syndicate of lenders in connection with a revolving credit facility provided to Canadian Pacific Railway Company in the amount $1.165 billion.

Mill City Capital, LP – Credit Facilities

Counsel to Royal Bank of Canada and Alberta Treasury Branches in connection with syndicated credit facilities provided to Mill City Capital, LP in 2013 in the aggregate principal amount of $60 million to assist with its going private acquisition of Bonnett's Energy Corp.

Ember Resources Inc. Acquisition of Assets from Apache Corporation

Counsel to Alberta Treasury Branches in connection with syndicated credit facilities provided to Ember Resources Inc. in 2013 in the aggregate principal amount of $150 million to assist in its acquisition of certain oil and gas assets from Apache Corporation and to refinance existing debt.

Landmark Cinemas Canada – Credit Facilities

Counsel to Alberta Treasury Branches in connection with credit facilities provided to Landmark Cinemas Canada Limited Partnership in the amount of $49 million and the financing of Landmark Cinemas Canada Limited Partnership's acquisition of certain theatres located in Ontario and the Western Canadian provinces from Empire Theatres Limited and ECL Western Holdings Limited. 

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. $240 Million Joint Venture

Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in the 2013 $240 million joint venture with TCA Energy Ltd., a Canadian incorporated special purpose vehicle for Troika Resources Private Equity Fund based in Seoul, Korea.

Conversion of Inter Pipeline Fund

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Fund in the 2013 conversion to Inter Pipeline Ltd., a dividend paying corporation.

Superior Plus LP – International Term and Operating Facilities

Counsel for a syndicate of 11 lenders in 2012 providing CDN $570MM senior secured term and operating facilities to a group of affiliated Canadian, U.S. and Chilean borrowers.