Mergers & Acquisitions

Representative Work

Paramount Resources Ltd. Merger with Trilogy Energy Corp.

Independent counsel to the special committee of independent directors of Paramount in Paramount's $2.8 billion 2017 merger and related party transaction with Trilogy by way of Plan of Arrangement.

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.

Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd. Acquisition of UGR Blair Creek Ltd.

Counsel to UGR Blair Creek Ltd. in its May 2017 $220 million acquisition by Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.

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.

Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. Acquisition of Spur Resources Ltd.

Counsel to Spur Resources Ltd. in the 2017 $407.5 million acquisition by Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.

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.

ARC Resources Ltd. Disposition of Light Oil Assets to Spartan Energy Corp.

Counsel to ARC Resources Ltd. in the 2016 $700 million disposition of strategic light oil assets in southeast Saskatchewan to Spartan Energy Corp. 

Tourmaline Oil Corp. $1.369 Billion Acquisition from Shell Canada Energy

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp. in the 2016 $1.369 billion acquisition of strategic assets located in the Alberta Deep Basin and the North East British Columbia Gundy area from Shell Canada Energy.

FirstEnergy Capital Corp. Acquisition by GMP Capital Inc.

Counsel to FirstEnergy Capital Corp. in the 2016 $99 million acquisition by GMP Capital Inc. 

Gear Energy Acquisition of Striker Exploration Corp.

Counsel to Gear Energy Ltd. in the 2016 $63.7 million acquisition of Striker Exploration Corp. pursuant to a plan of arrangement.

Raging River Exploration Inc. Acquisition of Rock Energy Inc.

Counsel to Raging River Exploration Inc. in the 2016 $109 million acquisition of Rock Energy Inc. pursuant to a plan of arrangement.

Freehold Royalties Ltd. Acquisition from Husky Energy Inc.

Counsel to Freehold Royalties Ltd. in the 2016 $165 million acquisition of royalty production and lands from Husky Energy Inc.

Yoho Resources Inc. Going Private Transaction

Counsel to Yoho Resources Inc. 2016 $30.5 million going private transaction led by One Stone Energy Partners LP.

Petrus Resources Ltd. $30 Million Disposition

Counsel to Petrus Resources Ltd. in the 2016 $30 million disposition of its oil & natural gas interests in the Peace River area of Alberta to Rising Star Resources Ltd.

Axia NetMedia Corporation $272 Million Going Private Transaction

Counsel to Axia NetMedia Corporation in the 2016 $272 million acquisition by Partners Group in a going private transaction completed by statutory plan of arrangement.

Raging River Inc. Acquisition of Rock Energy Inc.

Counsel to Rock Energy Inc. in the 2016 $110 million acquisition by Raging River Inc.

Whitecap Resources Inc. $595 Million Acquisition from Husky Energy Inc.

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc.in the 2016 $595 million acquisition of premium oil assets in southwest Saskatchewan from Husky Energy Inc.

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 

AgJunction Inc. Merger with Novariant, Inc.

Counsel to AgJunction Inc. in its October, 2015 merger with Novariant, Inc. pursuant to a plan of merger under the laws of the State of California.

Kicking Horse Energy Inc. Acquisition by ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd.

Counsel to Kicking Horse Energy Inc. in the 2015 $356 million acquisition by ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of PKN ORLEN S.A. 

Coda Petroleum Inc. Sale to Eagle Energy Trust

Counsel to Coda Petroleum Inc. for its 2015 $30 million sale to Eagle Energy Trust completed by statutory amalgamation.

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. Acquisition from Canadian Natural Resources Limited

Counsel to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. in the 2015 $1.8 billion acquisition of royalty assets from Canadian Natural Resources Limited.

Ag Growth International Inc. Acquisition of Westeel Division of VicWest Inc.

Counsel to Ag Growth International Inc.in the 2015 $221 million acquisition of the Westeel Division of Vicwest Inc.