Anadarko Canada Acquires Berkley Petroleum for $1.5B

Anadarko Canada Corp. acquired Berkley Petroleum Corp. for $11.40 per share on March 14, 2001, defeating Hunt Oil’s hostile bid of $10.50 per share, for a total transaction value of $1.5 billion.

Macleod Dixon LLP acted for Anadarko, with a team comprised of Robert Engbloom, Scott Negraiff, Tim Richardson (securities), Harold Jacques, Orville Pyrcz, Q.C. (tax), Wayne Fedun, Mary Lou McDonald, KayLynn Litton, Tarquin Caraher (oil and gas), John Carleton and Shawn Hinch (competition). Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP’s Alan T. Pettie and William S. Maslechko acted for Berkley Petroleum.


Shawn D. Hinch Tim J. Richardson Mary Lou J. McDonald John P. Carleton KayLynn G. Litton Wayne W. Fedun Orville A. Pyrcz Roberta Juravel Alan T. Pettie William S. Maslechko Peter C. Graburn


Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP