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Year called to bar: 2006
Julie D’Avignon is a partner in the Tax
Group. Her practice focuses on providing tax advice in connection with mergers & acquisitions, corporate reorganizations, equity investments, flow-through share transactions, and financings. Julie has extensive experience working with Canadian and international clients, public and private entities, and private equity firms. Julie has particular expertise in resource and energy taxation, including with respect to Canadian and international oil and gas, mining, pipeline, and renewable energy projects.
ARC Resources Ltd. ("ARC") closed its previously announced $8.1 billion strategic Montney combination with Seven Generations Energy ("Seven Generations") to create a Montney producer and energy developer (the "Business Combination")
On February 1, 2019, AltaGas Ltd. sold certain of its Canadian midstream and power assets to affiliates of Birch Hill Equity Partners for $165 million. The sale included selected non-core smaller scale gas midstream and power assets in Canada, as well as AltaGas’s commercial and industrial customer portfolio in Canada, and also included the 43.7 million shares of Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Inc.
On July 6, 2018, AltaGas Ltd. completed its acquisition of WGL Holdings, Inc. for approximately C$9 billion, including related financing consisting of a US$3 billion bridge facility, a C$2.6 billion bought deal public offering of subscription receipts and a concurrent C$400 million private placement of subscription receipts.
On September 29, 2017, Centrica plc (Centrica) and a certain state-owned enterprise (SOE) completed the $722-million disposition of its majority-owned Canadian oil and gas exploration and production business by way of sale of 100 per cent of the partnership interests of CQ Energy Canada Partnership.
On December 8, 2017, Belgium-based Kinepolis Group NV (Kinepolis) completed its acquisition of Landmark Cinemas Canada Limited Partnership (Landmark Cinemas) from TriWest Capital Partners (TriWest) and management shareholders for approximately $123 million.
On February 3, 2017, AltaGas Ltd. (AltaGas) completed its public offering of 67,800,000 subscription receipts, on a bought deal basis, at an issue price of $31.00 per subscription receipt (the Offering Price), for total gross proceeds of approximately $2.1 billion.
On April 13, 2017, Source Energy Services Ltd. (“Source”) completed an initial public offering of approximately 16.7 million common shares at $10.50 per common share for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $175 million. The common shares of Source are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “SHLE.”
On May 2, 2017, STEP Energy Services Ltd. (“STEP”) completed an initial public offering of 10 million common shares at $10 per common share for aggregate gross proceeds of $100 million. The common shares of STEP are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “STEP.”