Sylvie J.M. Welsh

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

Parex Resources Inc. $118.9 million public offering

Counsel to Parex Resources Inc. in its $118.9 million bought deal public offering of common shares

Transform Exploration Pty Ltd. acquisition of Eaglewood Energy Inc.

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

PetroShale Inc. US$75 million financing

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

Parex Resources Inc. $302 million public offering of subscription receipts

Counsel to Parex Resources Inc. in the $302 million public offering of 31,000,000 subscription receipts and $85 million aggregate principal amount of 5.25% extendible convertible unsecured subordinated debentures

Whitecap Resources Inc. $425 million financing

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in the $425 million financing comprised of a $92.5 million non-brokered private placement and a concurrent $332.5 million bought deal equity financing pursuant to which Whitecap issued 48,297,000 subscription receipts

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

Canadian International Oil Corp. equity commitment and debt financing

Counsel to Canadian International Oil Corp. in respect to its $150 million equity line financing commitment by an affiliate of Riverstone Holdings LLC and US$160 million private placement of senior unsecured notes

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

Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. $100 million public offering

Counsel to Advantage Oil & Gas Ltd. in respect to a $100 million public offering of 13,427,075 common shares

AgJunction Inc. merger with Novariant Inc.

Counsel to AgJunction Inc. in respect to its merger with Novariant, Inc. pursuant to a Plan of Merger under the laws of the State of California

Whitecap Resources Inc. acquisition of Beaumont Energy Inc.

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in the $587.5 million acquisition of Beaumont Energy Inc. 

Baytex Energy Corp. $632.5 million financing

Counsel to Baytex Energy Corp. in its $632.5 million public offering of 36,455,000 common shares

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

Parex Resources Inc. acquisition of Verano Energy Limited

Counsel to Parex Resources Inc. in the $198 million acquisition of Verano Energy Limited

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

TriOil Resources Ltd. $35 million financing

Counsel to TriOil Resources Ltd. in the public offering of 10,000,000 class A common shares of TriOil Resources Ltd.