Centrica Canada Acquires Quintana Minerals Canadian Holding Company

Centrica Canada Ltd., a subsidiary of Centrica plc, acquired the Canadian holding company of Canadian natural gas producer Quintana Minerals Resources Corp. and outstanding subordinated debt for C$51.5 million from Quintana Minerals Canada GP and Kayne Anderson Energy Canada LP. The deal closed on May 18, 2004.

Centrica was represented in-house by Niall Armstrong, vice-president, law – west, and assisted by Blake, Cassels & Graydon, with a team that included Craig Spurn, Kent Chicilo, Jeff Pendrel, Chris Orr, Mike Munoz and Gord Zittlau (oil and gas), Doug Richardson (tax) and Michael Piaskoski (competition). Centrica was also represented by Thackray Burgess, with a team that included Patrick Burgess, Alisa Skoropat and Angela Ovens (oil and gas).

Quintana and Kayne Anderson were represented by Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt, with a team that included Mark Smith, Don Watkins, Q.C., Martin Mix and Nancy Diep.


Angela M. Ovens Christopher Orr Gordon J. Zittlau Jeff Pendrel Patrick W. Burgess Craig N. Spurn Michael Piaskoski Mark R. Smith Michael J. Munoz Kent M. Chicilo Douglas K. Richardson Martin Mix Nancy Diep