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Corporate reorganizations

Whether you need advice on a national or cross-border reorganization, refinancing or restructuring, you'll want guidance from a team that understands your objectives. We craft sophisticated, creative solutions for our clients.

Our strategic legal advice and sound judgement will take you through all stages of a corporate reorganization, refinancing or restructuring. No matter your needs, you'll get personalized legal guidance from a team that understands your business.

We advise companies in Canada, the U.S. and internationally. Our team works closely with specialized tax advisors and accountants to ensure your new business structure fits your needs.

We help with

  • Tax-driven reorganizations
  • Corporate spinoffs
  • Debt restructurings by corporate plan of arrangement
  • Recapitalizations and restructurings
  • Plans of arrangement

The advantages of a cross-disciplinary team

When you partner with BD&P, you benefit from our breadth of experience and skill. The corporate reorganizations team collaborates with lawyers in other areas at the firm, including:

  • Banking and finance
  • Employment and labour
  • Energy and major projects
  • Competition and foreign investment
  • Intellectual property
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Tax
  • Litigation

What our clients say

"They work collaboratively across practice areas." – Chambers Canada 2021

Representative work

Headwater Exploration Inc.'s recapitalization of Corridor Resources Inc.

Counsel to Headwater Exploration Inc. management team in the $50 million recapitalization and reconstitution of management of Corridor Resources Inc.

Penn West Energy Trust's $10.5 billion conversion to Corporation

Counsel to Penn West Energy Trust with respect to its $10.5 billion conversion to a Corporation, Penn West Petroleum Ltd. completed by statutory plan of arrangement.

Penn West Petroleum Ltd.'s acquisition of Spartan Exploration Ltd.

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

Avmax Group Inc.'s corporate reorganization

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

Northern Spirit Resources Inc.'s $25 million investment transaction

Counsel to Northern Spirit Resources Inc. (now Tenaz Energy Corp.) in connection with its recapitalization, reorganization and $25 million investment transaction.

Reorganizing VolkerWessels Canada Ltd.'s Canadian operations

Counsel to VolkerWessels Canada Ltd. in connection with a reorganization of its Canadian operations.