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Katy Josephs


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University of Calgary, JD, 2019

University of Wisconsin, Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering and Construction Project Management, 2016
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, Joint ventures and other business combinations, Private equity, Mergers, acquisitions and other strategic transactions, Restructuring and insolvency


Katy's focus is on securities and corporate law, including:

  • 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

Restructuring and insolvency work is also a focus for Katy. She acts for companies in financial distress, creditors of companies in financial distress (including chartered banks and other lenders), purchasers of distressed assets, and court-appointed officers in insolvency proceedings.

Community involvement

Katy is involved in The51, a Financial Feminist platform for investors and entrepreneurs. She is also on the Rodeo Committee and the Agriculture and Western Events Media Committee of the Calgary Stampede.

Professional involvement

Professional associations

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

Representative work

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.

Blackline Safety Corp.'s bought deal financing

Counsel to Blackline Safety Corp. in its bought deal financing of 5,480,000 common shares for gross proceeds of approximately $40 million.

Tidewater Renewables $150 million public offering

Counsel to a syndicate of underwriters led by CIBC in Tidewater Renewables Ltd.'s initial public offering of 10,000,000 common shares for gross proceeds of $150 million.

Greenfire Acquisition Corporation acquisition of Japan Canada Oil Sands Limited

Counsel to Greenfire Acquisition Corporation in its acquisition of all of the shares of Japan Canada Oil Sands Limited, which has a working interest in the Hangingstone facility in Alberta, for an undisclosed amount.

​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.