Colby Dewart

Representative Work

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)

Bistow Group Inc. acquisition of Cougar Helicopters Inc.

Aviation Counsel to Bistow Group Inc., a leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry, in the acquisition of an interest in Cougar Helicopters Inc. for approximately US$250 million

WestJet Airlines Ltd. negotiations to purchase 65 Boeing aircraft

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in the negotiations to purchase 65 Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

WestJet Airlines Ltd. negotiations to purchase 45 Bombardier aircraft

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in the negotiations to purchase 45 Bombardier Q400 aircraft

WestJet Airlines Ltd. guaranteed financing of 55 Boeing aircraft

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in the financing for 55 Boeing 737 Aircraft guaranteed by Export-Import Bank of the United States

WestJet Airlines Ltd. lease of over 40 Boeing aircraft

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in negotiations with various North American and International lessors to lease 40+ Boeing Aircraft

WestJet Airlines Ltd. financing of 45 Bombardier aircraft

Counsel to WestJet Airlines Ltd. in the financing of 45 Bombardier Q400 Aircraft by secured term loans with Export Development Canada

Royal Bank of Canada aircraft leasing

Counsel to Royal Bank of Canada with respect to the leasing of 25+ aircraft

Royal Bank of Canada aircraft lending

Counsel to Royal Bank of Canada with respect to the financing of 25+ aircraft

Sunwest Aviation Ltd. acquisition of a Canadian aircraft charter and management company

Counsel to Sunwest Aviation Ltd. in the acquisition of a Canadian aircraft charter and management company

Acquisition and disposition of aircraft for multiple aviation management companies

Counsel to various Canadian aircraft management companies with respect to the acquisition and disposition of 50+ aircraft 

Acquisition, disposition and lease of corporate aircraft

Counsel to multiple corporations, including major oil and gas companies, with respect to the acquisition, disposition and/or lease of 50+ aircraft

Avmax Group Inc. corporate reorganization

Counsel to Avmax Group Inc., an aviation services and consulting company, with respect to a corporate reorganization and significant investment by a confidential third party

Export Development Canada aircraft fleet financing of Avmax Group Inc.

Counsel to Export Development Canada with respect to the aircraft fleet financing of Avmax Group Inc.

Aircraft leasing for multiple international aviation leasing companies

Special aviation counsel to various North American and International aviation leasing companies with respect to leasing of foreign owned aircraft to Canadian operators