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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
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
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
Calgary and Montreal advise Black Swan Energy in its US$100 million second lien debt financing
Counsel to Black Swan Energy Ltd. in its private placement of US$100 million of senior secured second lien notes to a group of U.S. investment funds.
New Look Vision Group Inc. agrees to acquire Iris, le groupe visuel (1990) Inc. and enters into C$30 million brokered equity private placement agreements
Our Montréal office advises National Bank Financial Inc. in connection with the brokered private placement of C$30 million of subscription receipts to be issued by New Look Vision Group Inc.
July 4, 2017
Toronto advises Innovative Medicines Canada in C$150m AstraZeneca hearing
Our Toronto office represented and obtained intervention status for Innovative Medicines Canada before the Supreme Court of Canada in the hearing of AstraZeneca Canada Inc. et al v. Apotex Inc., involving AstraZeneca’s appeal on the invalidation of its patent for NEXIUM (esomeprazole) for lacking patented utility.
June 30, 2017
Montréal and Toronto advised SNC-Lavalin in its new infrastructure investment vehicle for C$209 million
Our Montréal and Toronto offices advise SNC-Lavalin Group Inc. in connection with the creation and launch of a new infrastructure fund, the sale and transfer to the fund of 5 seed infrastructure assets, and the investment by BBGI SICAV for 80% of the LP units of the fund.
June 29, 2017
Montréal advise SNC-Lavalin on sale of head office building for C$170 million
Our Montréal office advised SNC-Lavalin on the completed sale of its Montréal head office building for approximately C$170 million to GWL Realty Advisors on behalf of institutional clients. This sale-leaseback transaction also included SNC-Lavalin leasing the building back for 20 years.
June 27, 2017
Montréal advises Laurentian Bank of Canada on C$350m offering
Montreal advised Laurentian Bank of Canada (the Bank) on its completed public offering of C$350 million aggregate principal amount of 4.25% Notes due June 22, 2027 (Non-Viability Contingent Capital (NVCC)) (subordinated indebtedness), the Bank’s initial offering of NVCC subordinated indebtedness.
June 22, 2017
Montréal advises Laurentian Bank of Canada on C$350 million offering
Our Montréal office has advised Laurentian Bank of Canada in the issue and sale of C$350 million 4.25 per cent notes due June 22, 2027.
June 22, 2017
Montréal advises PSP Capital on distribution of C$1.75 billion series 10 notes
Our Montréal office has advised PSP Capital on the distribution of C$1.75 billion of its 1.73 per cent notes, series 10, due June 21, 2022.
June 21, 2017
Ventilex Competition Bureau’s investigation
We are acting for Ventilex in the Competition Bureau’s investigation into bid-rigging in the tendering of private sector ventilation contracts for residential high-rise buildings.
Toronto office advised L1 Capital on the establishment and global offerings
A cross-border team from global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright has advised L1 Capital, an independent equities fund manager, on the establishment and global offering of L1 Capital Global Long Short Fund
Air Canada Dreamliners Financing
Advising Air Canada in connection with the financing of seven (7) new Boeing 787 Dreamliners.