William S. Maslechko

Representative Work

Clarke Inc. acquisition of Holloway Lodging Corporation

Counsel to Clarke Inc. and the special committee of Clarke's board of directors in connection with Clarke's acquisition of the 49% of Holloway Lodging Corporation that it did not already own. The acquisition was completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Petro Andina Resources Inc. $500 million acquisition by Pluspetrol Resources Corporation N.V.

Counsel to Petro Andina Resources Inc. in the $500 million acquisition by Pluspetrol Resources Corporation N.V. and formation and initial financing of Parex Resources Inc.

Inter Pipeline Ltd. $200 million bought deal financing

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Ltd. in an equity offering of 9,620,000 common shares at $20.80 per share for gross proceeds of $200 million

International Petroleum Corporation acquisition of oil and natural gas assets from Cenovus Energy Inc.

Counsel to International Petroleum Corporation in the acquisition of oil and natural gas assets in Suffield and Alderson areas of southern Alberta from Cenovus Energy Inc. for proceeds of $512 million plus an additional deferred contingent amount of $36 million

Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. proxy contest defense

Counsel to Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd. in the defense of a proxy contest initiated by a dissident institutional shareholder to gain control of Liquor Stores' board of directors, including the successful defense of Liquor Stores' soliciting dealer fee arrangement before a hearing of the Alberta Securities Commission on an application brought by the dissident shareholder

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

Inter Pipeline Ltd. $500 million note offering

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Ltd. in respect to a public offering of $500 million senior unsecured medium-term notes

Inter Pipeline Ltd. $450 million note offering

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Ltd. in respect to a $450 million public offering of senior unsecured medium term notes

Tourmaline Oil Corp. $1.3 billion acquisition from Shell Canada Energy

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp. in the $1.369 billion acquisition of strategic assets located in the Alberta Deep Basin and the North East British Columbia Gundy area from Shell Canada Energy

Tourmaline Oil Corp. $750 million financing

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp in the $750 million financing comprising a $115 million public offering of 3,309,700 subscription receipts and the concurrent private placement offering of 18,274,000 subscription receipts with certain institutional investors for gross proceeds of approximately $635 million

Inter Pipeline Ltd. $600 million public offering

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Ltd. in respect to a $600 million public offering of 22,430,000 subscription receipts

Axia NetMedia Corporation $272 million acquisition by Partners Group

Counsel to Axia NetMedia Corporation in the $272 million acquisition by Partners Group in a going private transaction completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement

Athabasca Oil Corporation light oil joint venture with Murphy Oil Company Ltd.

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in the $486 million light oil joint venture with Murphy Oil Company Ltd., the Canadian subsidiary to Murphy Oil Corporation, to develop the Duvernay and Montney in the Kaybob area of northwestern Alberta 

Ag Growth International Inc. acquisition of Westeel division of VicWest Inc.

Counsel to Ag Growth International Inc. in the $221 million acquisition of the Westeel division of Vicwest Inc.

Tourmaline Oil Corp. acquisition of interests of Perpetual Energy Inc.

Counsel to Tourmaline Oil Corp.in the $257 million acquisition of the interests of Perpetual Energy Inc. in the West Edson area of Alberta

Inter Pipeline Ltd. $300 million financing

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Ltd. in a $300 million public offering of 10,400,000 common shares

Inter Pipeline Fund conversion to Inter Pipeline Ltd.

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Fund in its conversion to Inter Pipeline Ltd., a dividend paying corporation

Inter Pipeline Fund $500 million financing

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Fund in the public offering of $500 million of senior unsecured medium-term notes

Inter Pipeline Fund $400 million financing

Counsel to Inter Pipeline Fund in the $400 million public offering of 3.776% senior unsecured medium-term notes

Athabasca Oil Corporation $550 million financing

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation in respect to a $550 million private offering of senior secured second lien notes

Athabasca Oil Corporation $1.35 billion initial public offering

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Corporation with respect to its $1.35 billion initial public offering of common shares

Athabasca Oil Sands Corp. sale to and joint venture with PetroChina International Investment Company Limited

Counsel to Athabasca Oil Sands Corp. in the $1.9 billion sale of 60% interest in McKay & Dover Oil Sands assets to PetroChina International Investment Company Limited and negotiated related joint venture

Just Energy Income Fund acquisition of Universal Energy Group Ltd.

Counsel to Just Energy Income Fund in respect to the $289 million acquisition of Universal Energy Group Ltd. completed by statutory Plan of Arrangement