Banking

Representative Work

Niko Resources Inc. – International Term and Operating Facilities

Counsel for The Bank of Nova Scotia in 2012 as the administrative agent for seven international banks providing US$250 million aggregate senior secured revolving extendible credit facilities to Niko Resources Inc.

Pengrowth Energy Corporation Acquisition of NAL

Counsel to Pengrowth in the 2012 $1.9 billion acquisition of NAL Energy Corporation.

Grande Cache Coal Corp. Acquisition by Winsway Coking Coal

Counsel to Grande Cache in its 2012 $1 billion acquisition by Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited and Marubeni Corporation.

Sanjel Group – International Service Company Facility

Counsel in 2011 for a syndicate of lenders, led by Alberta Treasury Branches, providing term and operating facilities for the Sanjel Group for its international operations.

Vermillion Resources Ltd. – International Facilities

Counsel in 2011 for The Toronto-Dominion Bank as agent for a syndicate of 10 lenders providing international credit facilities aggregating CDN $800 million on a senior secured basis.

Progress Energy Resources Corp. Sale to and Joint Venture with PETRONAS

Counsel to Progress in the 2011 $1.1 billion sale of 50% working interest in Montney shale assets in Foothills of north eastern British Columbia to PETRONAS, the Malaysian national oil company, and the formation of an upstream joint venture to develop the gas assets as well as a downstream LNG Export Project Joint Venture pursuant to which they plan to build and operate a major LNG export facility.

Precision Drilling Corporation – Term and Operating Facilities

Counsel for the Royal Bank of Canada in 2010 as administrative agent for a syndicate of 13 lenders providing a US$550 million senior secured credit facility to Precision Drilling Corporation and secured against Canadian and U.S. assets.