Mergers & Acquisitions

Representative Work

Penn West Energy Trust acquisition of Sifton Energy Inc.

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust in connection with its $104 million acquisition of Sifton Energy Inc. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Penn West Energy Trust acquisition of Reece Energy Exploration Corp.

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust in connection with the $101 million acquisition of Reece Energy Exploration Corp. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Penn West Energy Trust acquisition of Vault Energy Trust

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust in connection with its $380 million acquisition of Vault Energy Trust completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Penn West Energy Trust merger with Canetic Resources Trust

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust with respect to the $14 billion merger with Canetic Resources Trust completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement 

Penn West Petroleum Ltd. acquisition of Spartan Exploration Ltd.

Counsel to Penn West Petroleum Ltd. in connection with its $222 million acquisition of Spartan
Exploration Ltd. and related spin-out of Spartan Oil Corporation completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Rondo Petroleum Inc. $277 million sale to PetroBakken Energy Ltd.

Counsel to Rondo Petroleum Inc. with respect to its $277 million sale to PetroBakken Energy Ltd. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Just Energy Income Fund acquisition of Universal Energy Group Ltd.

Counsel to Just Energy Income Fund in respect to the $289 million acquisition of Universal Energy Group Ltd. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Century Oilfield Services Inc. sale to Calfrac Well Services Ltd.

Counsel to Century Oilfield Services Inc. in connection with its $130 million sale to Calfrac Well Services Ltd. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Sale of Monterey Exploration Ltd. to Pengrowth Energy Trust

Counsel to Monterey Exploration Ltd. in connection with its $375 million sale to Pengrowth Energy Trust

Pinecrest Energy Inc. proposed arrangement with Spartan Oil Corp.

Counsel to Pinecrest Energy Inc. in a proposed Plan of Arrangement with Spartan Oil Corp. in which Pinecrest Energy Inc. was to acquire all of the outstanding common shares of Spartan Oil Corp.

Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd. acquisition of UGR Blair Creek Ltd.

Counsel to UGR Blair Creek Ltd. with respect to its $220 million acquisition by Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd.

Canyon Services Group Inc. acquisition by Trican Well Service Ltd.

Counsel to Canyon Services Group Inc. in the $637 million acquisition by Trican Well Service Ltd.

Savanna Energy Services Corp. hostile takeover

Counsel to Savanna Energy Services Corp. in the defense of a hostile takeover bid by Total Energy Services Inc.

Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. acquisition of Spur Resources Ltd.

Counsel to Spur Resources Ltd. in the $407.5 million acquisition by Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd.

Madalena Energy Inc. disposition to Pan American Energy LLC

Counsel to Madalena Energy Inc. in the partial sale and financing of its Argentine shale properties to Pan American Energy LLC.

ARC Resources Ltd. disposition of light oil assets to Spartan Energy Corp.

Counsel to ARC Resources Ltd. in the $700 million strategic disposition of light oil assets in southeast Saskatchewan to Spartan Energy Corp.

Tourmaline Oil Corp. $1.3 billion acquisition from Shell Canada Energy

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp. in the $1.369 billion acquisition of strategic assets located in the Alberta Deep Basin and the North East British Columbia Gundy area from Shell Canada Energy

FirstEnergy Capital Corp. acquisition by GMP Capital Inc.

Counsel to FirstEnergy Capital Corp. in the $99 million acquisition by GMP Capital Inc.

Gear Energy acquisition of Striker Exploration Corp.

Counsel to Gear Energy Ltd. in the $63.7 million acquisition of Striker Exploration Corp. pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement

Raging River Exploration Inc. acquisition of Rock Energy Inc.

Counsel to Raging River Exploration Inc. in the $109 million acquisition of Rock Energy Inc. pursuant to a Plan of Arrangement

Freehold Royalties Ltd. acquisition from Husky Energy Inc.

Counsel to Freehold Royalties Ltd. in the $165 million acquisition of royalty production and lands from Husky Energy Inc.

Yoho Resources Inc. going private transaction

Counsel to Yoho Resources Inc. in the $30.5 million going private transaction led by One Stone Energy Partners LP

Petrus Resources Ltd. $30 million disposition of assets to Rising Star Resources Ltd.

Counsel to Petrus Resources Ltd. in the $30 million disposition of its oil and natural gas interests in the Peace River area of Alberta to Rising Star Resources Ltd.

Axia NetMedia Corporation $272 million acquisition by Partners Group

Counsel to Axia NetMedia Corporation in the $272 million acquisition by Partners Group in a going private transaction completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement