North West Redwater Partnership in a consent solicitation from $6.35-billion of bonds for a substantially revised and amended Trust Indenture, a $2.6-billion four tranche bond issuance, an amendment of the Partnership's $3.5-billion senior secured credit facilities, amendments to the Processing Agreements backstopping the economics of the Refinery, a transfer of partnership units from North West Refining Inc. to Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission and substantial amendments to the governance structure of the Partnership.
The Watermill Group, in its acquisition of Weston Forest Products Inc., a leading distributor and remanufacturer of softwood and hardwood lumber and specialty panel products across North America.
Bird Construction Inc., in its $96.5-million acquisition of Stuart Olson Inc.
Lineage Logistics, owned by Bay Grove Capital, in its acquisition of cold storage company Ontario Refrigerated Services, Inc.
United Active Living Inc., in matters related to ownership and operations of assisting living housing projects.
Inuvialuit Development Corporation, as owner of Canadian North airline, in the merger of Canadian North and First Air (owned by Makivik Corporation), to create a Inuit-owned unified northern Canadian airline.
The initial consenting senior unsecured noteholders in Bellatrix's recapitalization pursuant to the CBCA.
Kissner Group Holdings LP, completed its acquisition of NSC Minerals Ltd., a market-leading provider of salt products in Western Canada and the North Central United States, from an investor group led by Altas Partners.
The acquisition by International Petroleum Corporation of BlackPearl Resources Inc. (with an estimated enterprise value of approximately $675 million) by way of a share exchange pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Canada Business Corporations Act.
NEP Canada Corp. sells its Canadian Exploration and Production Operating Subsidiary to Aspenleaf Energy Limited.
CST Canada Coal Limited, in its acquisition of coal assets of Grande Cache Coal LP and Grande Cache Coal Corporation for aggregate consideration of approximately US$433.9 million.
Morgan Stanley Energy Partners, in its investment in Specialized Desanders Inc., a leading oilfield equipment company.
Sproule, a leading geoscience and engineering advisory in the oil and gas sector, in its acquisition of Niven Fischer, a Calgary-based oil & gas consulting firm that provides technical, advisory and administrative support to the oil & gas industry.
Veresen Inc., in the renewal of its Medium Term Note (MTN) Program and the public offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured medium term notes.
Tervita Corporation, in completing a $3.6 billion recapitalization transaction under the CBCA.
TriWest Capital Partners, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, in its acquisition of a majority interest in Trimlite Mfg Inc—a manufacturer and distributor of high quality stile and rail doors, fiberglass doors, decorative glass, door accessories and other home and building products for the North American building material industry—in partnership with Trimlite's senior management team.
Kissner Holdings LP, on its $400,000,000 Notes Offering and Related Refinancing Transactions.
Metalmark Capital, in the acquisition by its newly-formed portfolio company, PTW Holdings Inc., of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Tarpon Energy Services Inc., Pyramid Corporation, Warwick Industries Ltd. and Kent Steel Ltd.
Morgan Stanley, in the formation of North Haven Real Estate Fund, a US$2.5 billion global real estate investment fund, and Morgan Stanley Epicentre Fund.
EnCap Investments, in the establishment and offering of EnCap Energy Capital Fund XI, L.P., a $6.5 billion private equity fund, and investments by other EnCap-sponsored funds in Canada.
TriWest Capital Partners, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, in numerous investments, dispositions and other transactions and for investment fund advice since the formation of its first fund in 1999.
Riverstone Investment Group LLC, in its acquisition of a 50% interest in the Utopia Pipeline Project from Kinder Morgan, Inc.
Apollo Global Management, LLC, in Jupiter Resources' $2 billion purchase of Encana Corp.'s Bighorn assets in Alberta.
Tamarind Energy and its management team in its US$800 million capital commitment from Blackstone Energy Partners to create a significant upstream company with an emphasis on South East Asia oil and gas development.
Sanjel Corporation, an Alberta-based energy services and pressure pumping company, in the sale of its US fracturing, coiled tubing and cementing assets to Liberty Oilfield Services Holdings LLC.
Sanjel Corporation, an Alberta-based energy services and pressure pumping company, in the sale of its Canadian fracturing, coiled tubing and cementing assets to STEP Energy Services Ltd. and 1961531 Alberta Ltd.
Murphy Oil Corporation, closes $486m light oil joint venture with Athabasca Oil Corporation
Metalmark Capital, in the acquisition of Kissner Milling Company Limited and Kissner Group Inc. by an investor group led by Metalmark Capital and including Silvertree, a joint venture between Silverhawk Capital Partners and Demetree Salt, LLC, and the Kissner management team.
The underwriters, co-led by Scotia Capital Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc., in the issuance of preferred shares by Pembina Pipeline Corporation for gross proceeds of $225,000,000.
NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Services Corporation, and the shareholders thereof, in the sale of a majority stake in NCSG to an investor syndicate led by TriWest Capital Partners IV, L.P. and Alberta Teachers Retirement Fund Board.
Kohlberg, Kravis, Roberts & Co. (KKR), in its investment in Westbrick Energy Ltd. and the evaluation of several other investment opportunities in Canada.
TriWest Capital Partners IV, L.P., invested in Colter Energy Services Inc. and Colter Production Testing Services Inc. in partnership with Colter's senior management team and the existing Principals.
The underwriters, co-led by Scotia Capital Inc. and RBC Dominion Securities Inc., in the issuance of preferred shares by Pembina Pipeline Corporation for gross proceeds of $250,000,000.
TriWest Capital Partners, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, in its acquisition of Triple M Housing Ltd, a leading manufacturer of factory built housing.
The underwriters, co-led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and Scotia Capital Inc., in the issuance of preferred shares by Pembina Pipeline Corporation for gross proceeds of $150 million.
The shareholders of HMA Land Services Ltd., in its sale to RPS Energy Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of LSE-listed RPS Group plc.
The underwriters, co-led by RBC Dominion Securities Inc. and Scotia Capital Inc., in the public issuance of preferred shares by Pembina Pipeline Corporation for gross proceeds of $250,000,000.
Sinopec Group, in its $2.9 billion acquisition of Daylight Energy Ltd.
Compass Petroleum Ltd., in the $97.8 million acquisition of all of the issued and outstanding shares of Compass Petroleum Ltd. by Whitecap Resources Inc.
Noteholders of OPTI Canada Inc. ("OPTI") in a proposed plan of reorganization, compromise and arrangement under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act and the Canada Business Corporations Act providing for the USD $2.15 billion acquisition of OPTI by a wholly-owned subsidiary CNOOC Limited and, failing that, the USD $2.15 billion recapitalization of OPTI.
Hyak Energy ULC, a subsidiary of Accelerated Oil Technologies LLC, in its acquisition of producing oil properties in southwest Saskatchewan from Connacher Oil & Gas Ltd. for $57,500,000.
Veresen Inc., in the purchase of Encana Corp's midstream gas gathering and processing plants in Alberta and British Columbia for $920 million.
Quicksilver Resources Canada Inc., in the formation of a midstream partnership with a subsidiary of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P
Mitsubishi Corporation, in its acquisition of a 40% interest in Encana Corporation's Cutbank Ridge natural gas assets in Northeastern British Columbia for approximately $2.9 billion.
Mackenzie Valley Aboriginal Pipeline Group, regarding the multi-billion dollar Mackenzie Valley Pipeline Project, in the negotiation and structuring of commercial agreements including ownership agreements among various aboriginal groups and various development, operating, shipping and financing agreements with Imperial Oil, ExxonMobil, ConocoPhillips, Shell and TransCanada Pipelines.
Carlyle/Riverstone Global Energy and Power Fund, in the fund's US$1.2 billion acquisition of EnCana Corporation's gas storage business, now known as Niska Gas Storage.
TriWest Capital Partners, in establishing and closing its third fund, TriWest Capital Partners III, L.P., with commitments totalling $250 million.
Mitsubishi Corporation, in its $850-million joint venture with Penn West Petroleum Ltd. in relation to the development of conventional and shale gas properties in British Columbia's Wildboy and Cordova Embayment gas plays.
Internationally syndicated credit facilities, to provide financing for Nexen Inc., a leading Calgary based global energy company.
TSX Group Inc., in its acquisition of
NetThruPut Inc. from Enbridge Inc. and Circuit Technology Limited.
Enerflex Systems Income Fund, in its acquisition by Toromont Systems Ltd. by way of take-over bid for approximately $700 million.
Stratic Energy Corporation, in its $120 million
acquisition of Grove Energy Limited.
Access Pipeline Inc., in a $400 million joint
venture between MEG Energy Corporation and Devon ARL Canada
Fort Chicago Energy Partners L.P., in its $218.5
million acquisition of Countryside Power Income Fund.
Shell Canada Limited, in its approximately $8.7 billion acquisition by Shell Investments Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc.
Marathon Oil Corporation, in its US$6.9 billion acquisition of Western Oil Sands Inc. by way of a plan of arrangement.
Enerflex Systems Ltd., in its reorganization, by way of a plan of arrangement, into a mutual fund trust, Enerflex Systems Income Fund.
Flint Energy Services Ltd., in its
$470 million acquisition of Transco Energy Services Ltd.
Syndicate of underwriters, led by Credit Suisse Securities (USA)
LLC, in a $255 million cross-border
initial public offering and a secondary offering of common shares
by North American Energy Partners Inc. and certain selling
shareholders, listed on the New York Stock Exchange and the Toronto
Northwest Capital Appreciation, Inc., in a $58 million leveraged buy-out of Northern Crane Services and with respect to the debt and equity financing for the acquisition.
Enerflex Systems Ltd., in a debt restructuring process that replaced its existing debt agreements with $100.6 million senior secured notes via private placement to investors in Canada and the United States and a $150 million three year syndicated bank credit facility.
Anderson Energy Ltd., in its $15 million public
offering of common shares and the concurrent $5 million purchase of
Anderson common shares on a private placement basis.
BlackRock Ventures Inc., in the $2.4 billion
acquisition of the company by Shell Canada Limited.
Flint Energy Services Ltd., in the $40 million
acquisition of the Denmar Group of Companies, including the parent
company, Denmar Energy Services Ltd.
The underwriting syndicate of Duke Energy Income Fund, in its $ 140 million initial public offering of trust units an the subsequent $14 million offering.
Flint Energy Services Ltd., in the acquisition of
49 percent of the shares of Mackenzie Valley Construction
Ltd., for gross proceeds of $6.74 million.
Agrium Inc., in the $31.25 million acquisition of the western Canadian fertilizer business of Imperial Oil Ltd.
Red Willow Energy Trust and Southern Ute, in complex corporate and tax structuring matters relating to the $200
million sale of oil and gas assets to Trident Resources
Shareholders of H. L. Powell Trucking Limited, in the $191 million acquisition of the company by Producers
Oilfield Services Inc.
Anadarko Canada Corporation, in two sales, one
being the sale of a subsidiary and the second being a smaller sale
of assets with proceeds of approximately $853 million.
Anadarko Canada Corporation, in the sale of various
assets in Central and Southern Alberta and Southeast Saskatchewan
to Advantage Oil & Gas Limited for $186 million.
Burlington Resources, in a US$1.5 billion
syndicated cross-border credit facility with JPMorgan Chase Bank
and other lenders.
Mirant Energy Marketing Canada Limited, in one of the largest oil and gas Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) restructurings in North America.
Summit Resources Limited, in the $240
million acquisition of the company by Paramount Resources
Limited in a friendly takeover bid.
Gordon Food Service, in the $360 million
disposition by Sobeys Inc. of its SERCA Foodservice operations to
Gordon Food Service and SYSCO Corporation.
The underwriting syndicate, in the $40 million
offering of convertible subordinated debentures of Royal Host Real
Estate Investment Trust.
PanCanadian Petroleum Limited, in the issuance of
US$850 million of unsecured notes in the U.S. under its US$1.5
Anderson Exploration Ltd., in its acquisition by
Devon Energy Corporation for approximately $7.3 billion by
Chieftain International Inc., in its $915 million
acquisition by Hunt Oil Company.
Athabasca Oil Sands Project, in a lease financing of
its fleet of mobile mining equipment.
Encal Energy Limited, in its $1.8 billion
cross-border merger with Calpine Corporation.
Moffat Communications Limited and Mr. Randal Moffat, in the $1.2 billion acquisition of Moffat Communications by Shaw Communications.
Stellarton Energy Corporation, in the $143.5
million acquisition by Tom Brown.
Tri Gas Exploration Inc., in a $159-million
friendly takeover by Calpine Corporation.
Canadian Airlines, in a court-supervised plan of arrangement for the restructuring of Canadian Airlines $3.5 billion debt through CCAA proceedings.
Canadian Airlines, in the $1.8 billion bid by Onex to purchase Air Canada and Canadian Airlines and merge them into a single carrier.
Fort Chicago Energy Partners L.P., in its public offering of $200 million principal amount of 5.60 per cent Senior Unsecured Notes Series 1 due July 28, 2014.
Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline Partnership, in $452 million and US$281 million bank financing and $260 million and US$240 million bond financing of the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline.