We are pleased to present a selection of client work for your review. Much of our client work cannot be displayed due to client confidentiality and non-disclosure.
Ottawa advised the Department of Justice on Energy Services Acquistion Program's P3 project
Our Ottawa office has been appointed to advise the federal government for the Energy Services Acquisition Program’s (ESAP) Energy Service Modernization (ESM) P3 project.
Calgary advises RBC on C$545m financing for East Tank Farm Development
Our Calgary office has advised RBC Capital Markets on the C$545 million financing of First Nations ETF Limited Partnership’s acquisition of a 49 per cent interest in Suncor Energy Inc.’s East Tank Farm Development.
November 22, 2017
Toronto advised Toronto Hydro on its C$200m public debt offering
Our Toronto office advised Toronto Hydro Corporation in its public offering of C$200m 3.485% Series 13 debentures due February 28, 2048.
November 14, 2017
International team advises Source Energy Services on cross-border acquisition
Our Calgary, Vancouver, Dallas and New York offices advised Source Energy Services on its US$80 million acquisition of certain assets of Preferred Sands.
November 7, 2017
Montreal, Quebec City and Toronto advise Bombardier on C Series Partnership
Our Montréal, Québec City and Toronto offices advised Bombardier in connection with the entering into of a binding agreement with Airbus and Investissement Québec regarding the acquisition by Airbus of a majority interest in C Series Aircraft Limited Partnership (the Partnership).
Toronto advised Smoothwater on announced acquisition of Equity Financial for C$93m in cash
Our Toronto office advised Smoothwater Capital Corporation announced acquisition of Equity Financial Holdings, whereby Smoothwater is to acquire for C$9.75 per share in cash all of the outstanding shares of Equity Financial other than Shares already owned or controlled by Smoothwater, its officers, and by certain other shareholders who have agreed to remain as continuing shareholders.
October 30, 2017
Alamos Gold Inc. amended its existing undrawn revolving credit facility to, among other things, increase the size of the facility to US$400 million
Our Montreal and Toronto offices acted as counsel to Alamos Gold Inc. and its subsidiaries to amend its existing undrawn revolving credit facility.
September 25, 2017
Montreal and Toronto advised Wajax Corp. on its 2017 liability management initiative for C$300m
Montreal and Toronto advised Wajax Corporation on its 2017 liability management initiative, pursuant to which Wajax amended, increased and extended its senior secured credit facilities and financed the redemption of all of its outstanding 6.125% Senior Notes due October 23, 2020.
September 20, 2017
Calgary advises dealers on the financing of $1bn of Medium Term Notes
Calgary office acted as counsel to a syndicate of dealers led by CIBC World Markets Inc. in connection with TransCanada PipeLines Ltd’s $1bn Medium Term Notes offering.
September 15, 2017
Toronto and Montreal advise Wells Fargo on the financing of the US$6.9bn acquisition of Staples
Toronto and Montreal acted as Canadian counsel to Wells Fargo Bank, National Association and Wells Fargo Capital Finance Corporation Canada in connection with the financing of the US$6.9bn acquisition of Staples, Inc.
September 12, 2017
Calgary advised Paramount Resources Ltd. and Trilogy Energy Corp. on their $3.3 billion merger
The Calgary office advised Paramount Resources Ltd. and Trilogy Energy Corp. on their merger, pursuant to which Paramount acquired all of the shares of Trilogy not already owned by Paramount in exchange for Paramount shares.
September 12, 2017
Calgary advised FortisAlberta on its C$200m medium term notes offering
Calgary advised FortisAlberta Inc. in relation to its offering of C$200m 3.672 percent unsecured medium term note debentures due September 9, 2047.
September 7, 2017
PNC Bank, National Association announces a U.S.$125,000,000 asset based revolving credit facility in favour of A.M. Castle & Co.
Toronto acted as Canadian counsel to PNC Bank, National Association, as Administrative Agent, Collateral Agent, and Lender in connection with an asset‑based revolving credit facility in the principal amount of U.S.$125,000,000 in favour of, amongst others, A.M. Castle & Co. (Castle).
August 31, 2017
Toronto advises Wells Fargo on C$375m asset-based revolving credit facility
Our Toronto office has advised Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as joint lead arranger, on a C$375 million asset-based revolving credit facility in favour of Stelco Inc.
Calgary advises Paramount Resources on C$460m Apache Canada purchase
Our Calgary office advised Paramount Resources on its purchase of Apache Canada, a wholly-owned subsidiary of US public company Apache, for approximately C$460 million. The acquisition added significant reserves, production and landholdings within Alberta and British Columbia to Paramount's portfolio.
August 18, 2017
Calgary advises Magnetar Capital on C$200m investment to Painted Pony
Our Calgary office has advised Magnetar Capital, a US private equity fund on a C$200 million investment in Painted Pony Energy, a publicly listed Canadian natural gas producer.
August 18, 2017
International team advises Laurentian Bank on its acquisition of Northpoint Commercial Finance
Our Montréal, New York, Toronto, Washington and Dallas offices advised Laurentian Bank in its acquisition of Northpoint Commercial Finance, a leading US and Canadian inventory finance lender, with approximately C$1.1bn of assets, and contemporaneous refinancings.
August 14, 2017
Calgary and Houston represent Tesco Corporation in its pending combination with Nabors Industries
Our Houston and Calgary offices represented Tesco Corporation in its pending stock-for-stock combination with Nabors Industries Ltd executed by the parties on August 13, 2017.
August 13, 2017
Toronto advises Brookfield Business Partners in its acquisition of 213 gas bars for C$540m
Toronto advised Brookfield Business partners on a successfully completed acquisition of 213 gas bars operated by Loblaws Inc. and certain of its affiliates on lands leased from, in most cases, Choice Property REIT.
July 17, 2017
Canada, US and Thai advise Bangchak Corporation on strategic investment in Lithium Corp
We advised Bangchak Corporation Public Company Limited (Bangchak), a Thai-based company listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand, in connection with its investment (through its subsidiary BCP Innovation Pte Ltd. (BCPI)) in a financing of Lithium Americas Corp. (TSX listed: LAC) for an aggregate amount of approximately US$113 million.
July 14, 2017