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Christian Gauthier is a partner of Bennett Jones LLP based in Vancouver and Toronto who advises local and international clients on a broad range of corporate transactions with a focus on cross-border transactions, including mergers & acquisitions, reorganizations, restructurings, initial public offerings (IPOs), corporate finance, corporate governance, and securities law matters. Christian is an Adjunct Professor at the University of British Columbia Faculty of Law where he teaches the Capstone Business Law Course to third-year law students.
On July 5, 2017, Crius Energy Trust (Crius or the Trust) (TSX:KWH.UN) announced the completion of the acquisition of U.S. Gas & Electric, Inc., a leading US energy retailer with natural gas and/or electricity customers in 11 States and D.C. (the Acquisition), for total consideration of US$152.5 million plus US$20 million in working capital, for a total purchase price of approximately US$172.5 million.
Crius Energy Trust (“Crius Trust”) (TSX: KWH.UN) completed a tender offer to purchase all of the remaining membership units of Crius Energy, LLC not already owned, directly or indirectly, by Crius Trust for a total implied transaction value of approximately $189.4 million.
Holloway Lodging Corporation and Royal Host Inc. announced that Holloway has completed its previously announced acquisition of Royal Host with an effective date of July 1, 2014. The acquisition is valued at approximately $157 million (on an enterprise value basis),