Darrell R. Peterson
Darrell R. Peterson
Partner at Bennett Jones LLP
(403) 298-3316
(403) 265-7219
855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1995
Darrell has significant experience in mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures; equity and debt financings; and private equity investments. He has led or co-led complex transactions in Western Canada, including Flint Energy Services' sale to URS; Deer Creek Energy Limited, on its negotiated takeover by Total E&P Canada Ltd.; and Iteration Energy Inc., on its sale to Chinook Energy Ltd. Darrell advised Newalta Corporation on its "just-say-no" defence against an unsolicited offer by Canadian Crude Separators Inc.; Luscar Coal Income Fund on its defence to a hostile bid by Sherritt Coal Partnership; and Petrobank Energy and Resources Ltd. on its $1.76-billion opposed bid for Ranger Oil Ltd. Darrell has led debt financings totaling over $8.0 billion; numerous initial public offerings and stock exchange listings of equity; the creation and implementation of a number of equity lines of credit; and multiple private placement financings. His private equity clients include a number of large and mid-cap U.S. and Canadian industrial, energy and technology funds. He is a holder of the Institute of Corporate Directors, Director Designation (ICD.D) and has also completed the Directors Financial Literacy and Board Oversight of Technology programs offered by the Institute of Corporate Directors.
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