Bronwyn M. Inkster 1158

Bronwyn Inkster

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Education:
University of Auckland, Bachelor of Laws (Senior Prize), 2008

Queen's University, Bachelor of Science in Honours Biochemistry, 2005

Bar admission: Alberta 2010
Industries:
Aerospace
Practice areas:
Capital markets, Corporate governance and disclosure, Shareholder rights and activism, Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions

Experience

Bronwyn's focus is on securities law, including:

  • Capital markets
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate governance

Awards

Recent honours and recognition

Lawyer to Watch in M&A in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2022)

Named by IFLR 1000 as a notable practitioner in capital markets, and corporate and M&A (2021)

Representative work

Shaw Communications $26 billion acquisition by Rogers

Counsel to the special committee of the board of directors of Shaw Communications in the $26 billion acquisition by Rogers Communications (pending regulatory approval)

Ag Growth International Inc.'s $104 million public offering

Counsel to Ag Growth International Inc. for its public offering of convertible unsecured subordinated debentures by short form prospectus for total gross proceeds of $104 million.

AltaGas Ltd.'s $700 million note offering

Counsel to AltaGas Ltd. in its $500 million offering of senior unsecured medium-term notes maturing on May 30, 2028, and $200 million offering of senior unsecured medium term notes maturing on November 30, 2030.

Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P's $6.8 billion acquisition of Inter Pipeline Ltd.

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Ltd. in its acquisition by Brookfield Infrastructure Partners L.P pursuant to a statutory plan of arrangement for $6.8 billion.

ARC Resources Ltd.'s $8.1 billion combination

Counsel to ARC Resources Ltd. in its $8.1 billion strategic Montney combination with Seven Generations Energy, resulting in ARC becoming Canada's largest condensate producer, third-largest natural gas producer and sixth-largest upstream energy company.

Alaris Equity Partners Income Trust $95 million financing

Counsel to Alaris Equity Partners Income Trust in a bought deal financing of 5,909,375 trust units for gross proceeds of $94,550,000.

​Whitecap Resources Inc.'s $560 million combination with TORC Oil & Gas Ltd.

Counsel to Whitecap Resources Inc. in its strategic business combination with TORC Oil & Gas Ltd. from Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and others for approximately $560 million.

​AltaGas Ltd.'s $715 million acquisition

Counsel to AltaGas Ltd. in its acquisition of an additional 37 percent equity interest in Petrogas Energy Corp. for approximately $715 million.

Headwater Exploration Inc.'s acquisition of Cenovus Energy Inc.'s Marten Hills assets

Counsel to Headwater Exploration Inc. in the $100 million acquisition of Cenovus Energy Inc.'s Marten Hills upstream assets. The transaction comprised $35 million in cash, $50 million common shares of Headwater Exploration Inc. and $15 million purchase warrants.

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.

Alaris Royalty Corp. $100 million financing

Counsel to Alaris Royalty Corp. on its $100,000,000 financing of 5.5% senior unsecured subordinated debentures.

MEG Energy Corp.'s hostile tender offer from Husky Energy

Counsel to MEG, a Canadian oil sands producer, and its board of directors in response to the unsolicited tender offer by Husky Energy. Husky sought to acquire the entire share capital of MEG for approximately $6 billion.

$2.8 billion acquisition of Raging River Exploration Inc.

Counsel to Raging River Exploration Inc., a Canadian oil producer, in the $2.8 billion strategic acquisition.

NuVista Energy Ltd.'s $419 million strategic equity financings

Counsel to Nuvista Energy Ltd. in a $214 million private placement of subscription receipts, and a concurrent $170 million prospectus offering of subscription receipts for proceeds of $384 million, as well as in the private placement of $35 million in common shares.

NuVista Energy Ltd.'s acquisition of pipestone business of Cenovus Energy Inc.

Counsel to NuVista in the $625 million acquisition of the Cenovus Pipestone Partnership, which holds assets in the Pipestone area of Northwest Alberta.

Enerflex Ltd.'s acquisition of Mesa Compression, LLC

Counsel to Enerflex Ltd., through the U.S. entity Enerflex Energy Systems Inc., in its US$106 million acquisition of U.S. based contract compression business, Mesa Compression, LLC.

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

Counsel to Canyon Services Group in the $637 million acquisition by Trican.

Savanna Energy Services Corp.'s hostile takeover defence

Counsel to Savanna Energy Services in the defence of a $450 million hostile takeover bid by Total Energy Services Inc.

Leucrotta Exploration Inc.'s $80 million public offering

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

Raging River Exploration Inc.'s $108 million public offering

Counsel to Raging River Exploration Inc. in a public offering of 12,500,000 common shares, inclusive of an over-allotment of 1,500,000 common shares, for approximate total proceeds of $108 million.

MainSail Energy Ltd.'s $250 million private equity financing

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

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd.'s $1.8 billion asset acquisition

Counsel to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. in $1.8 billion acquisition of royalty assets from Canadian Natural Resources Limited.

Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. US$250 million note offering

Counsel to Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. in a US$250 million public offering of senior unsecured notes.

Freehold Royalties Ltd.'s $373 million public offering

Counsel to Freehold Royalties Ltd.in its $373 million public offering of 20,700,000 common shares and the $33 million private placement of 1,833,334 common shares.

PrairieSky Royalty Ltd.'s $1.67 billion IPO

Counsel to the underwriters in the initial public offering of PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. of common shares for a total of $1.67 billion conducted by way of secondary offering by Encana Corporation.

Crescent Point Energy Corp.'s $640 million acquisition

Counsel to Wild Stream Exploration Inc. in the $640 million acquisition by Crescent Point Energy Corp.

Raising capital for 948 Brewing Company

Counsel to Alberta-based 948 Brewing Company regarding advice on raising capital.

Bonavista Energy Corporation's $345 million financing

Counsel to Bonavista Energy Corporation in the $345 million public offering of 20,930,000 common shares.

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.

Raging River Exploration Inc.'s 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.

Professional involvement

Professional associations

  • Member, Law Society of Alberta
  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association