Syd S. Abougoush

Representative Work

$1 billion private equity financings for Calgary-based oil and gas companies

Since 2012, counsel to eight Calgary-based private oil and gas companies in connection with over $1 billion of private equity financing transactions, with both Canadian and US based private equity sponsors

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.

Crown Point Energy Inc. rights offerings and acquisition of Apco Austral S.A.

Counsel to Crown Point Energy Inc. for its US$16 million circular and short form prospectus rights offerings and Canadian counsel to Crown Point for its US$39 million acquisition of Apco Austral S.A. from an affiliate of Pluspetrol S.A. using the proceeds from the rights offerings. Apco Austral held a 26% participating interest in hydrocarbon exploitation concessions located in the Tierra del Fuego region of the Austral basin in southern Argentina

Artis Exploration Ltd. $180 million private equity financing

Counsel to Artis Exploration Ltd. in the $180 million private equity financing with Warburg Pincus LLC

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.

PetroShale Inc. US$75 million financing

Counsel to PetroShale Inc. with respect to a US$75 million strategic financing with First Reserve

Peloton Computer Enterprises Ltd. strategic investment

Counsel to Peloton Computer Enterprises Ltd. in a strategic investment by Silver Lake, TriWest Capital Partners and HarbourVest Partners

Blackline Safety Corp. $10.5 million private placement

Counsel to Blackline Safety Corp. in a brokered private placement through a syndicate of underwriters led by Raymond James Ltd. issuing a total of 3,500,000 common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of $10.5 million

Cardinal Energy Ltd. $170 million public offering

Counsel to Cardinal Energy Ltd. in the $170 million public offering of 30,190,000 subscription receipts

PetroShale Inc. $110 million public offering

Counsel to PetroShale Inc. in respect to a $110 million public offering of 122,265,000 common shares

Private equity firm acquisition of share in helium production company

Advising a private equity firm on the Canadian aspects of the acquisition of an interest in a Helium producer

Leucrotta Exploration Inc. $80 million public offering

Counsel to the underwriters in Leucrotta Exploration Inc.'s $80 million public offering of 33,333,400 common shares

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

Crescent Point Energy Corp. $650 million public offering

Counsel to the underwriters in Crescent Point Energy Corp.'s public offering of 33,700,000 common shares for gross proceeds of $650 million

Enerflex Ltd. $115 million public offering

Counsel to Enerflex Ltd. in its $115 million public offering of 8,952,750 common shares

MainSail Energy Ltd. $250 million private equity financing

Counsel to MainSail Energy Ltd. in respect to the $250 million private equity financing with Warburg Pincus

Kicking Horse Energy Inc. acquisition by ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd.

Counsel to Kicking Horse Energy Inc. in the $356 million acquisition by ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of PKN ORLEN S.A. 

Crescent Point Energy Corp. $600 million public offering

Counsel to the underwriters in Crescent Point Energy Corp.'s $600 million public offering of 21,060,000 common shares

Mullen Group Ltd. acquisition of Gardewine Group Limited Partnership

Counsel to Mullen Group Ltd. with respect to the $172 million acquisition of Manitoba-based Gardewine Group Limited Partnership

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

Triwest Capital Partners acquisition of NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation

Counsel to Triwest Capital Partners and Alberta Teachers’ Retirement Fund in connection with the acquisition of a majority interest in NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation

Crescent Point Energy Corp. $604 million financing

Counsel to the underwriters in Crescent Point Energy Corp.'s $604 million public offering of 13,351,000 shares

Grande Cache Coal Corp. acquisition by Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited

Counsel to Grande Cache Coal Corp. in the $1 billion acquisition by Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Limited and Marubeni Corporation

Pengrowth Energy Corporation acquisition of NAL Energy Corporation

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