Acquisitions, Mergers and Divestitures

Representative Work

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

TriWest Capital Partners investment in Northern Mat & Bridge Ltd.

Counsel to TriWest Capital Partners, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, in connection with its equity investment in Northern Mat & Bridge Ltd. 

Oil Lift Technology Inc. sale to Dover Corporation

Counsel to Oil Lift Technology Inc., one of the world's leading manufacturers of artificial lift systems for the oil and gas industry, in connection with its sale to Dover Corporation

Carson Energy Services Ltd. sale to Flint Energy Services Ltd.

Counsel to Carson Energy Services Ltd., a diversified provider of pipeline and facility construction services and related energy services throughout western Canada, in connection with the $170 million sale to Flint Energy Services Ltd. 

DC Energy Services Inc. sale to Total Energy Services Inc.

Counsel to DC Energy Services Inc., a provider of oilfield transportation services, oilfield equipment and tank rentals and fluid supply services, in connection with its $44 million sale to Total Energy Services Inc., a diversified energy services supplier