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Bryce Safton


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University of Saskatchewan, J.D., 2021

University of Victoria, Bachelor of Arts (Hons with Distinction) in History, 2017

Bar admission: Alberta 2022
Construction, Financial services, Oil and gas, Power, Renewables and energy transition, Start-up and early-stage companies, Technology
Practice areas:
Business law, Capital markets, Commercial agreements, Corporate governance and disclosure, Corporate reorganizations, Energy, Joint ventures and other business combinations, Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions


Bryce's focus is on securities and corporate law:

  • Public offerings
  • Private placements
  • TSX Venture Exchange and TSX Listings
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Share and asset acquisitions
  • Compliance with securities regulatory requirements
  • Corporate governance
  • General corporate matters
  • General energy matters

Professional involvement

Professional associations:

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

Representative work

Hammerhead Energy Inc. Plan of Arrangement

Counsel to Hammerhead Energy Inc. in connection with a plan of arrangement pursuant to which Crescent Point Energy Corp. acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Hammerhead for total consideration of approximately $2.55 billion

TransGlobe Energy Plan of Arrangement

Counsel to TransGlobe Energy Corporation in connection with a plan of arrangement with VAALCO Energy, Inc. pursuant to which VAALCO acquired all of the outstanding common shares of TransGlobe for consideration of 0.6727 of a VAALCO share for each common share of TransGlobe.

Baytex Energy Corp $2.9 Billion Acquisition

Counsel to Baytex Energy Corp. in connection with its acquisition of Ranger Oil Corporation for total consideration of $2.9 billion.

Hammerhead Resources Inc. and Hammerhead Energy Inc. $1.39 billion business combination

Counsel to Hammerhead Resources Inc. and Hammerhead Energy Inc. in relation to its $1.39 billion business combination with Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation IV, a special purposes acquisition vehicle traded on the NASDAQ Capital Market, pursuant to which the parties completed a Plan of Arrangement and the Class A common shares and warrants of Hammerhead Energy were dually listed on the NASDAQ and Toronto Stock Exchange.

Greenfire Resource Inc. on the Toronto Stock Exchange

Counsel to Greenfire Resources Inc. in its filing of a Canadian non-offering prospectus resulting in the listing of its common shares on the Toronto Stock Exchange.

Greenfire Resources $300 million Financing

Counsel to Greenfire Resources Inc. in its US$300 million Senior Secured Note Financing and related retirement of old Senior Secured Notes.

Greenfire Resources $950 million business combination with M3-Brigade Acquisition III Corp.

Counsel to Greenfire Resources Inc. in its US$950 million business combination with M3-Brigade Acquisition III Corp., a New York Stock Exchange listed special purpose acquisition corporation and related contemplated $100 million equity and convertible note private placement. 

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

Counsel to the Graham Group of Companies in the acquisition of the North American assets of AECOM’s Energy Operations and Maintenance Division. The acquisition positions the Graham Group as the third largest construction company in Canada and Western Canada’s largest industrial services company.