Mergers & Acquisitions

Representative Work

TransAlta Corporation asset acquisition from Kineticor Holdings Limited Partnership

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in respect of the agreement with Kineticor Holdings Limited Partnership #2 to acquire the Limited Partnership responsible for developing the Three Creeks Power Project (two 230 MW Siemens F class gas turbines and related equipment) for $84 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

FYi Eye Care Services and Products Inc. strategic investment by L Catterton Management Limited

Counsel to FYi Eye Care Services and Products Inc., the world's largest optometrist-controlled eye care company, in connection with the strategic minority equity investment in FYi made by L Catterton Management Limited, the largest and most global consumer-focused private equity firm, for an undisclosed amount 

Clarke Inc. acquisition of Holloway Lodging Corporation

Counsel to Clarke Inc. and the special committee of Clarke's board of directors in connection with Clarke's acquisition of the 49% of Holloway Lodging Corporation that it did not already own. The acquisition was completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

4iiii Innovations Inc. acquisition of STAC Performance

Counsel to 4iiii Innovations Inc., a sports performance technology company, in its acquisition of STAC Performance

STEM Learning Lab Inc. merger with Edgemakers Inc.

Counsel to STEM Learning Lab Inc. in its merger transaction with EdgeMakers Inc.

Kicking Horse Energy Inc. $335 million merger with Donnycreek Energy Inc.

Counsel to Kicking Horse Energy Inc. in its $335 million merger transaction with Donnycreek Energy Inc.

Transform Exploration Pty Ltd. acquisition of Eaglewood Energy Inc.

Counsel to Transform Exploration Pty Ltd. in its $34 million acquisition of Eaglewood Energy Inc.

Pradera Resources Inc. $106 million acquisition by Surge Energy Inc.

Counsel to Pradera Resources Inc. in the $106 million acquisition by Surge Energy Inc.

Petro Andina Resources Inc. $500 million acquisition by Pluspetrol Resources Corporation N.V.

Counsel to Petro Andina Resources Inc. in the $500 million acquisition by Pluspetrol Resources Corporation N.V. and formation and initial financing of Parex Resources Inc.

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

NewAlta Corporation $1 billion merger with Tervita Corporation

Counsel to NewAlta Corporation in the $1 billion merger with Tervita Corporation, a Canadian environmental solutions provider, in a stock swap transaction completed by way of Plan of Arrangement

NuVista Energy Ltd. acquisition of pipestone business of Cenovus Energy Inc.

Counsel to NuVista Energy Ltd. in the $625 million acquisition of the Cenovus Pipestone Partnership, which holds assets in the Pipestone area of Northwest Alberta, from Cenovus Energy Inc.

Raging River Exploration Inc. strategic acquisition by Baytex Energy Corporation

Counsel to Raging River Exploration Inc., a Canadian oil producer, in the $2.8 billion strategic acquisition by Baytex Energy Corporation

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.

Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc acquisition of a stake in Orca Exploration Group Inc.’s subsidiary

Counsel to Orca Exploration Group Inc. in Swala Oil & Gas (Tanzania) plc's acquisition of a stake in Orca Exploration Group Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiary PAE PanAfrican Energy Corporation (part one of three parts up to US$130 million) and related shareholders' agreements

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)

International Petroleum Corporation acquisition of oil and natural gas assets from Cenovus Energy Inc.

Counsel to International Petroleum Corporation in the acquisition of oil and natural gas assets in Suffield and Alderson areas of southern Alberta from Cenovus Energy Inc. for proceeds of $512 million plus an additional deferred contingent amount of $36 million

RMP Energy Inc. $80 million disposition to Tangle Creek Energy Ltd.

Counsel to RMP Energy Inc. (now Ironbridge Resources Inc.) in the purchase and sale agreement with Tangle Creek Energy Ltd. pursuant to which Tangle Creek acquired all of RMP’s crude oil and natural gas interests in the Waskahigan/Grizzly, Kaybob, Gilby, Pine Creek areas of West Central Alberta in addition to other minor Alberta properties for approximately $80 million

ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd. acquisition of Birchill Exploration LP

Counsel to ORLEN in connection with a $255 million acquisition of Birchill pursuant to a Share Purchase Agreement

Toscana Energy Income Corporation acquisition of Toscana Financial Income Trust

Independent counsel to the special committee of independent directors of Toscana Financial Income Trust in the $34.3 million acquisition and related party transaction by Toscana Energy Income Corporation pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement

Paramount Resources Ltd. merger with Trilogy Energy Corp.

Independent counsel to the special committee of independent directors of Paramount in its $2.8 billion 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 US$106 million acquisition of U.S. based contract compression business, Mesa Compression, LLC

CE Franklin Ltd. $240 million acquisition by National Oilwell Varco, Inc.

Counsel to the special committee of the board of directors
of CE Franklin Ltd. in the $240 million acquisition by National Oilwell Varco,
Inc.