520 3rd Ave SW, Suite 1900, Centennial Place, East Tower, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1983 (AB)
Bruce Lawrence is a partner in BLG’s Securities and Capital Markets Group, and is the former regional Chair of the Oil and Gas Focus Group. Based in Calgary, Bruce has practised in the corporate/commercial area since 1982, with an emphasis on clients involved in the energy sector. The bulk of his practice involves corporate and securities transactions, and he has provided counsel on numerous public and private financings, mergers, acquisitions, cross-border acquisitions and financings, takeover bids, plans of arrangement, and restructurings. Bruce has advised a large number of public and private boards and special committees on governance issues, fiduciary obligations, responses to hostile takeovers, and negotiated acquisitions. More recently, Bruce’s practice has included the financing, purchase, and sale of entities in the manufacturing, IP, and transportation sectors. He was selected by peers for inclusion since 2017 in The Best Lawyers in Canada (Oil & Gas Law) and recognized as a leading energy lawyer in 2019 (and since 2014) edition of the Lexpert®/Report on Business Special Edition — Energy. Bruce was called to the Alberta Bar in 1983.
Junex Inc. (“Junex”) (TSXV:JNX) and Cuda Energy Inc. (“Cuda”), a private Alberta based exploration and development company, entered into an arm’s-length arrangement agreement dated June 8, 2018, that provides for the combination of Cuda and Junex.
On December 14, 2015, AutoCanada Inc. (AutoCanada or the Company) closed its previously announced public offering of common shares. The Company issued 2,950,000 common shares at a price of $25.50 per share for gross proceeds of $75 million.