Kirk A. Litvenenko

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Kirk A. Litvenenko

Kirk A. Litvenenko


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Kirk Litvenenko is focused on providing elite client service. Kirk believes in building high-performance internal working teams that are specifically designed to collaboratively service each client's specific and unique needs. Excellent service builds client loyalty and strong relationships, as such, all the primary clients for whom Kirk is lead relationship partner utilize Norton Rose Fulbright as their sole legal counsel.

Kirk has acted as lead corporate counsel to a number of clients involved in friendly and contentious mergers and acquisitions and complex recapitalization and reorganization transactions. His corporate finance practice is broad based with experience in both public and private offerings of debt and equity. Kirk has extensive experience advising boards and special committees through various situations.

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LL.B., University of Saskatchewan, 1998
B.A., University of Saskatchewan, 1997
  • Alberta 1999

Recent representative experience where Kirk acted as lead counsel include:

  • Tervita Corporation in a number of transactions, including: (i) its proposed $2.3 billion business combination transaction with Secure Energy Services; (ii) its refinancing of US$500 million offering of notes and concurrent tender offer for US$590 million of notes; and (iii) its $490 million acquisition of Newalta Corporation, concurrent public listing of Tervita and $250 million notes refinancing
  • Special committee of Calfrac Well Services in connection with its: (i) complex corporate reorganization and recapitalization transaction which, among other things, reduced indebtedness by $576 million and increased liquidity by $60 million through the issuance of additional convertible notes, and (ii) contentious proxy situation and defence against Wilks Brothers, LLC's hostile takeover bid for the company
  • Serafina Energy in connection with its formative $300 million private equity investment and subsequent property and corporate acquisitions
  • Special committee of Source Energy Services in connection with its recapitalization transaction which resulted in an exchange of senior secured first lien notes for $142 million of new secured notes and the issuance of common shares and reduced the company's principal obligations by $32.7 million
  • Canbriam Energy in its private equity investment transactions; an exchange of lands and $52 million in cash with Suncor for a 37% equity interest in Canbriam and concurrent complex reorganization of its capital; and Canbriam's subsequent corporate sale to Pacific Oil and Gas
  • Primavera Resources in a four-party business combination transaction that resulted in Primavera's corporate sale; as well as its original private equity financed formation and asset transactions
  • Modern Resources in its approximate $145 million corporate sale transaction
  • The dealers in connection with Teine Energy's US$400 million of senior unsecured notes
  • The dealers in connection with Canadian Natural Resources $800 million offering of medium term notes
  • Cequence Energy in its corporate restructurings and related transactions
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2022: recommended in Corporate Finance & Securities


  • Law Society of Alberta