Simina Ionescu-Mocanu

Representative Work

Graham Group’s acquisition of AECOM’s energy operations and maintenance business

Advised the Graham Group on its acquisition of AECOM’s energy operations and maintenance business. The acquisition positions the Graham Group as the third largest construction company in Canada and Western Canada’s largest industrial services company.

Advice to a power development company on bid to acquire Regional Power Inc.

Advising a power development company in respect of its due diligence and bid to acquire Regional Power Inc., a corporate group with 106 MW of hydroelectric assets in BC and Ontario from ManuLife Financial Corporation

Advice to a power development company on acquiring green power

Advising a power development company on a limited partnership and contract for differences with a corporate investor that was interested in acquiring green power from an independent wind project as part of its efforts to reduce its carbon footprint

TransAlta Corporation’s development of a wind power project

Counsel to TransAlta Corporation in connection with the development of a 200 MW+ wind farm project following it having achieved “Selected Proponent” status under AESO’s REP Round 3 program

Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission in connection with the Keystone Expansion Project

Counsel to the Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission in connection with the Government of Alberta’s recently announced $1.5 billion equity investment in, and $6 billion loan guarantee in support of, the Keystone Expansion Project

Superior Plus Corp. international syndicated credit facilities

Counsel to the agent and a syndicate of ten lenders with respect to providing a $750 million secured credit facility to affiliated Canadian, U.S. and Chilean borrowers

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. syndicated credit facilities

Counsel to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. in connection with a $200 million syndicated extendable revolving credit facility and a $25 million extendable operating credit facility

Paramount Resources Ltd. credit facility

Counsel to the agent and a syndicate of lenders in connection with a $1 billion senior secured credit facility to Paramount Resources Ltd.

Canadian construction company $425 million syndicated credit facilities

Counsel to a Canadian construction company in connection with its senior secured syndicated credit facilities in an aggregate principal amount of up to $425 million

CWC Energy Services Corp. syndicated and term credit facilities

Counsel to CWC Energy Services Corp. in connection with amendments and extensions of its secured syndicated credit facilities in an aggregate principal amount of up to $75 million and a new secured 5-year term credit facility in the principal amount of $12.8 million

Essential Energy Services Ltd. $50 million credit facility

Counsel to the agent and a syndicate of lenders in connection with a $50 million senior secured credit facility to Essential Energy Services Ltd.

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. credit facility

Counsel to Raging River Exploration Inc. with respect to its $500 million senior secured syndicated credit facility

Strad Energy Services Ltd. syndicated credit facilities

Counsel to Strad Energy Services Ltd. with respect to its Canadian and U.S. syndicated secured credit facilities

Command Fishing and Pipe Recovery Ltd. acquisitions

Counsel to Command Fishing and Pipe Recovery Ltd. in the acquisition of three private wireline and fishing companies

Baytex Energy Corp. $1.5 billion financing

Counsel to Baytex Energy Corp. in its $1.5 billion public offering of 38,433,000 subscription receipts

Landmark Cinemas Canada credit facilities

Counsel to Alberta Treasury Branches in connection with credit facilities provided to Landmark Cinemas Canada Limited Partnership in the amount of $49 million and the financing of Landmark Cinemas Canada Limited Partnership's acquisition of certain theatres located in Ontario and the Western Canadian provinces from Empire Theatres Limited and ECL Western Holdings Limited.

Pengrowth Energy Corporation acquisition of NAL Energy Corporation

Counsel to Pengrowth Energy Corporation in the $1.9 billion acquisition of NAL Energy Corporation

Precision Drilling Corporation term and operating facilities

Counsel to the Royal Bank of Canada, as administrative agent for a syndicate of 13 lenders, providing a US$550 million senior secured credit facility to Precision Drilling Corporation and secured against Canadian and US assets