Jessica Brown is a partner in the Business Law group, located in the firm’s Calgary office. Her practice focuses on corporate matters, capital markets, M&A and corporate governance. Jessica is a trusted advisor to clients and regularly helps them successfully navigate securities and governance matters, IPOs, TSX and TSX Venture Exchange listings and related transactions, capital markets transactions, share and asset acquisitions and divestitures, and compliance with securities regulatory requirements. Jessica is a member of the Alberta Bar Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Calgary Bar Association. She was admitted to the Alberta Bar in 2009.
On May 20, 2015, Vicwest Inc. (Vicwest), Kingspan Group Limited (Kingspan) and AG Growth International Inc. (AG Growth) completed a plan of arrangement whereby Kingspan (through its subsidiary) acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Vicwest and AG Growth (through subsidiary) acquired substantially all of the assets of Vicwest’s Westeel division. Pursuant to the terms of the plan of arrangement, each holder of common shares received $12.70 for each common share held. The transaction was valued approximately $360 million.