Acquisitions, Mergers and Divestitures

Representative Work

​AltaGas Ltd.’s $715 million acquisition of equity interest in Petrogas Energy Corp.

Counsel to AltaGas Ltd. in its acquisition of an additional 37 percent equity interest in Petrogas Energy Corp. for total consideration of approximately $715 million

Headwater Exploration Inc.’s acquisition of Cenovus Energy Inc.’s Marten Hills assets

Counsel to Headwater Exploration Inc. in the acquisition of Cenovus Energy Inc.'s Marten Hills upstream assets for gross proceeds of $100 million, comprising $35 million in cash, $50 million common shares of Headwater Exploration Inc. and $15 million purchase warrants

Bonavista Energy Corporation’s strategic asset acquisition for $53.3 million

Counsel to Bonavista Energy Corporation in respect of the acquisition of certain oil and natural gas assets located in West Central Alberta for $53.3 million

Sale of the of the 131 km Pioneer Pipeline by TransAlta Corporation

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in connection with the sale by TransAlta and its partner, Tidewater Midstream & Infrastructure Ltd., of the 131 km Pioneer Pipeline to NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of TC Energy Corporation, for a purchase price of $255 million

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.’s divestiture of substantially all of its assets

Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in its divestiture of substantially all of its assets to Winslow Resources Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Return Energy Inc. (renamed Spartan Delta Corp.), in the context of Bellatrix’s proceedings under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act

Acquisition of Kenn Borek Air Ltd.

Counsel to Don Wall and 11412175 Canada Ltd. in connection with the acquisition of Kenn Borek Air Ltd.

Northern Spirit Resources Inc. $25 million investment transaction

Counsel to Northern Spirit Resources Inc. (now Altura Energy Inc.) in connection with its recapitalization, reorganization and $25 million investment transaction

MEG Energy hostile tender offer from Husky Energy

Counsel to MEG Energy, a Canadian oil sands producer, and its board of directors regarding the response to the unsolicited tender offer by Husky Energy whereby Husky sought to acquire the entire share capital of MEG for approximately $6 billion

TriWest Capital Partners investment in HPC Energy Services Ltd.

Counsel to HPC Energy Services Ltd. in a Plan of Arrangement whereby TriWest Capital Partners acquired a majority interest in HPC Energy Services Ltd.

Acquisition of HNZ Group Inc. (Canadian Helicopters Limited)

Counsel to Don Wall and CHL Heli-Acquisition Company Ltd. in the $232 million acquisition of HNZ Group Inc. (Canadian Helicopters Limited)

Enerflex Ltd. acquisition of Mesa Compression, LLC

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

VolkerWessels Canada Ltd. acquisition of a private construction and highway maintenance company

Counsel to VolkerWessels Canada Ltd. (Volker Stevin) in connection with its acquisition of a private construction and highway maintenance company, Lakes District Maintenance Ltd.

The Scoular Company asset acquisition from Legumex Walker Inc.

Counsel to The Scoular Company in connection with the $94 million acquisition of the assets of the Special Crops Division of Legumex Walker Inc.

Ag Growth International Inc. acquisition of Westeel division of VicWest Inc.

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

Mullen Group Ltd. acquisition of Gardewine Group Limited Partnership

Counsel to Mullen Group Ltd. with respect to the $172 million acquisition of Manitoba-based Gardewine Group Limited Partnership

Command Fishing and Pipe Recovery Ltd. acquisitions

Counsel to Command Fishing and Pipe Recovery Ltd. in the 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 acquisition of a majority interest in NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation

Pacer Construction Holdings Corporation 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 US$213 million sale to MasTec, Inc.

Big Country Energy Services Inc. $127 million sale to MasTec, Inc.

Counsel to Big Country Energy Services Inc., a leader in oil, natural gas and natural gas liquids gathering systems and pipeline construction, pipeline modification and replacement services, and compressor and pumping station construction, in connection with its sale to MasTec, Inc., in a transaction valued at over $127 million

Elbow River Marketing Limited Partnership $95 million sale to Parkland Fuel Corporation

Counsel to Elbow River Marketing Limited Partnership, a North American transporter, supplier and marketer of petroleum products, including liquefied petroleum gases (butane, propane, and condensate), crude oil, heavy fuel oil, and refined fuel and bio-fuel products, in connection with its sale to Parkland Fuel Corporation, in a transaction valued at $95 million

Canada Diagnostic Centres acquisition of the Alberta diagnostic imaging business of CML HealthCare Inc.

Counsel to Canada Diagnostic Centres, an Alberta based radiological imaging provider, in connection with its acquisition of the Alberta diagnostic imaging business of CML HealthCare Inc.

Calgary Flames acquisition of Calgary Stampeders

Counsel to the Calgary Flames in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in the CFL's Calgary Stampeders

Priviti Capital Corporation fund establishment and financing

Counsel to Priviti Capital Corporation, a leading private equity firm specializing in the Canadian energy market, in connection with the ongoing establishment and financing of seven separate funds for proceeds approaching $300 million

Avista Capital Partners acquisition of Top-Co LP

Counsel to Top-Co LP, a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of float equipment and centralization casing cementing equipment and accessories servicing the global energy industry, in connection with its sale to Avista Capital Partners, a leading private equity firm