ShawCor Acquires Flexpipe Systems for $130 Million

On June 27, 2008, ShawCor Ltd. completed its previously announced acquisition of Flexpipe Systems Inc. for total consideration of approximately $130 million. Flexpipe is based in Calgary and manufactures spoolable, composite line pipe, which is marketed primarily to oil and gas producers in Canada and the United States.

The transaction was effected by means of a court-approved plan of arrangement in Alberta following the approval by 100 per cent of Flexpipe's security holders represented at a special meeting held on June 26, 2008. Shareholders of Flexpipe received a cash payment of $7.75 per Flexpipe share.

ShawCor was represented by Lang Michener LLP with a team that included William Sheridan and John Conway. Flexpipe was represented by Stikeman Elliott LLP with a team that included Craig Story, Charles Kraus, Cameron Schepp and Bradley Squibb. Nancy Penner of Parlee McLaws LLP acted as local counsel in Alberta to ShawCor.


John Conway Cameron F. Schepp William J.V. Sheridan Charles R. (Chuck) Kraus Bradley G. Squibb Nancy M. Penner Craig A. Story


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