Agribusiness, Food and Beverage

Representative Work

AgJunction Inc. acquisition by Kubota Canada Ltd.

Counsel to AgJunction Inc. in the sale of AgJunction to Kubota Canada Ltd.

Ag Growth International Inc.’s $221 million acquisition of the Westeel division of VicWest Inc.

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

AgJunction Inc. merger with Novariant Inc.

Counsel to AgJunction Inc. regarding its merger with Novariant Inc. pursuant to a Plan of Merger under the laws of the State of California

Decisive Farming Corp.’s acquisition by TELUS Agriculture Solutions Inc.

Counsel to Decisive Farming Corp in the acquisition by TELUS Agriculture Solutions Inc.

Advising the Alberta Small Brewers Association in a constitutional litigation case before the Supreme Court of Canada

Counsel to the Alberta Small Brewers Association in R. v. Comeau, 2018 SCC 15, a case that considered constitutionality of cross-border restrictions on trade in beer

Advising ATB Financial regarding $140 million senior secured credit facilities provided to Sundial Growers Inc.

Counsel to ATB Financial in its capacity as agent for a syndicate of lenders comprising ATB Financial and the Bank of Montreal in connection with up to $140 million senior secured credit facilities being provided to Sundial Growers Inc., a publicly-traded global cannabis company based in Calgary with facilities in Canada and the United Kingdom

Scoular Company’s sale of its edible bean business for US $25 million

Canadian counsel to the Scoular Company, a large, privately-owned US agricultural commodities trading company, in the sale of its edible bean business, which included processing plants in St. Hilaire, Minnesota, U.S.; Plum Coulee and Morden, Manitoba; and receiving stations in Garske and Grafton, North Dakota, U.S., to Cooperative Elevator Co., for approximately US $25 million

Advising a shareholder regarding the debt financing to a cannabis producer

Counsel to a shareholder providing various tranches of secured, second lien debt financing to an Alberta based cannabis producer

Advising a lender regarding $28.6 million financing to a cannabis producer

Counsel to a lender providing up to $28.6 million in convertible and first-lien secured debt financing to an Alberta based cannabis producer

Decisive Farming Corp.’s private placement of Class B preferred shares

Counsel to Decisive Farming Corp. regarding the private placement of Class B, Series 1 preferred shares

Westleaf Inc.’s acquisition of 50% of the Delta West extraction facility from Delta 9 Cannabis Inc.

Counsel to Westleaf Inc. (now Decibel Cannabis Company Inc.) in the acquisition of Delta 9 Cannabis Inc.'s 50% interest in the Delta West extraction facility, bringing Westleaf's total ownership to 100%

Decisive Farming Corp.’s private placement of notes

Counsel to Decisive Farming Corp. regarding the private placement of a secured convertible promissory note

Westleaf Inc.’s $48.4 million acquisition of Canndara Canada Inc.

Counsel to Westleaf Inc. (now Decibel Cannabis Company Inc.) in its $48.4 million acquisition of Canndara Canada Inc.

Advising Annex Ale Project on various commercial agreements

Counsel to Annex Ale Project with respect to advising on various corporate matters and commercial agreements

Decibel Cannabis Company Inc.’s $6 million increased overdraft facility

Counsel to Decibel Cannabis Company Inc. and its subsidiaries in connection with a $6 million increase in Decibel's authorized overdraft facility, margined against government receivables, provided by Connect First Credit Union Ltd., as lender

Decibel Cannabis Company Inc.’s consolidated credit facilities from ATB Financial

Counsel to Decibel Cannabis Company Inc. and its subsidiaries in connection with consolidated credit facilities from ATB Financial, as lender

Decisive Farming Corp.’s private placement of notes

Counsel to Decisive Farming Corp. regarding the private placement of 10.00% unsecured convertible redeemable notes

Advising a farming company on a commercial dispute

Counsel to a farming company with respect to advising on and resolving a dispute between the lessor and lessee of farmland in Saskatchewan

Advising a sugar beet factory on occupational health and safety matters

Counsel to a sugar refinery with respect to advising on health and safety matters at their sugar beet operation

Advising a livestock association on contractual matters

Counsel to a livestock association with respect to various contractual review matters

Advising an agricultural products and services retailer on occupational health and safety matters

Counsel to a retail supplier of agricultural products and services with respect to advice regarding their process safety management and potential liabilities under various regulations

948 Brewing Company raising capital

Counsel to 948 Brewing Company with respect to advice on raising capital

Decibel Cannabis Company Inc.’s $30 million credit facilities

Counsel to Decibel Cannabis Company Inc. and its subsidiaries in connection with up to $30 million in aggregate credit facilities provided by Connect First Credit Union Ltd., as lender

Ag Growth International Inc.’s $63 million public offering

Counsel to Ag Growth International Inc. in its public offering of 1,150,000 common shares for gross proceeds of $63 million