EdperBrascan Sells Canadian Hunter Interest

EdperBrascan Corporation completed on April 10, 2000 the sale of its 39 per cent interest in Canadian Hunter to a syndicate of underwriters lead by CIBC World Markets for $619 million. The offering was the largest of any oil and gas producer since Ottawa sold off a part of Petro Canada in 1995 for $1.8 billion and Sun Company’s $1.2 billion offering of its Suncor Inc. shares.

EdperBrascan was represented by a team of lawyers from Torys that included Philip Brown and Amanda Chester. Acting for CIBC World Markets was a team of lawyers from McCarthy Tétrault which was led by Bruce MacPhail and which included Michael Bennett and Lyle Yuzdepski. Bennett Jones acted for Canadian Hunter with a team led by Robert Lehodey which included Timothy Robson and Denis Rajotte.


Timothy J. Robson Bruce L. MacPhail Michael J. Bennett Robert A. Lehodey Denis R. Rajotte Lyle S. Yuzdepski Amanda C. Balasubramanian