Kirk A. Litvenenko

Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

Kirk A. Litvenenko

Kirk A. Litvenenko


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Kirk Litvenenko's core practice areas include: corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions, recapitalization and reorganization transactions and public and private offerings of debt and equity.

Kirk is focused on providing elite client service. Kirk builds 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, many of the clients for whom Kirk is lead relationship partner utilize Norton Rose Fulbright as their sole legal counsel. With the benefit of his many client relationships, Kirk provides market-informed and practical corporate level advice to executives and boards of directors throughout day-to-day matters as well as complex and challenging situations.

Professional experience

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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:

  • Serafina Energy, in all matters since its formation, including its estimated $2.3 billion corporate sale transaction as well as its formative $300 million private equity investment and all property and corporate acquisitions
  • Tervita Corporation in a number of transactions, including: (i) its $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
  • 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 a number of issuers offerings of senior unsecured notes and medium-term notes
  • Cequence Energy in its corporate restructurings and related transactions
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2022, 2023: recommended in Corporate Finance & Securities; 2023: recommended in Corporate Mid-Market; 2023: recommended in Corporate Commercial Law
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Corporate Governance Practice, 2024
  • Law Society of Alberta