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Kirsty Sklar


Kirsty  Sklar


T:+1 403.267.9574

Kirsty Sklar practises corporate and securities law with a focus on corporate financings and mergers and acquisitions. She also assists clients with corporate governance, continuous disclosure and general corporate matters. 

Ms. Sklar’s corporate finance practice includes a variety of transactions for both underwriters and issuers, including short-form prospectus offerings, initial public offerings and private placements. She also advises issuers concerning their ongoing disclosure obligations, securities reporting requirements, corporate governance practices and stock exchange matters.

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  • Education

    LL.B, Dalhousie University, 2004
    B.Comm., University of Alberta, 1999

  • Representative experience

    Ms. Sklar recently acted for:

    • The underwriters in a C$350 million offering of common shares by an oil and gas corporation by way of short-form prospectus
    • WesternZagros Resources in its C$200 million rights offering with an equity backstop and US$200 million loan facility from Crest Energy International LLC
    • The underwriters in a C$198M initial public offering and secondary offering by an oil and gas corporation by way of long-form prospectus
    • Crescent Point Energy Corp. in connection with several public offerings of common shares by way of short-form prospectus for aggregate gross proceeds exceeding C$2 billion
    • Sonde Resources Corp. in its disposition of substantially all of its Western Canadian oil and gas exploration and production assets to Marquee Energy Ltd. by way of plan of arrangement

  • Admissions
    • Alberta 2005
  • Rankings and recognitions
    • The Alistair Fraser Scholarship, Dalhousie University, 2002 and 2003
    • University of Alberta, Faculty of Business Dean’s List, 1995-1998
  • Memberships and activities

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