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Year called to bar: 1998 (AB)
Keith Chatwin is a partner in the Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. His practice involves a broad array of securities and general corporate transactions, ranging from public and private debt and equity financing to mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring and recapitalizations, and shareholder activism and defense. Keith has acted in respect of a number of contested and uncontested takeover situations, as well as a number of corporate and intercorporate arrangements, including reverse takeovers, trust conversions, spin-outs and asset acquisitions and divestitures. He is also an active member of the Korea and Japan Groups.
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 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 May 30, 2016, Sterling Resources Ltd. (“Sterling”) closed a series of recapitalization transactions (the “Recapitalization”) in relation to its wholly owned subsidiary’s senior secured bond (the “Bonds”). Pursuant to the Recapitalization, on the closing date Sterling: (1) completed a rights offering by way of a short-form prospectus dated April 20, 2016, that raised aggregate gross proceeds of $1,303,646.48, all of which were used to release and cancel a portion of the outstanding liabilities under the Bonds; (2) issued an aggregate of 14,192,862,213 common shares to or on behalf of the holders of the Bonds in exchange for the release and cancellation of approximately US$173 million of further liabilities under the Bonds; and (3) entered into an amended and restated agreement governing the remaining liabilities under the Bonds of approximately US$40 million, a new super senior credit facility with certain of the holders of the Bonds in the amount of US$40 million and an intercreditor agreement.
On June 30, 2015, Crescent Point Energy Corp. (Crescent Point), one of Canada’s largest light and medium oil producers, acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. by way of arrangement (the Legacy Acquisition). The total consideration for the Legacy Acquisition was approximately $1.53 billion, comprising approximately 18.97 million Crescent Point common shares and the assumption of approximately $967 million of net debt.
Athabasca Oil Corporation completed the sale of its 40 per cent interest in the Dover oil sands project to Phoenix Energy Holdings Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of PetroChina International Investment Limited for approximately $1.184 billion. Athabasca is a Canadian energy company with a diverse portfolio of thermal and light oil assets primarily situated in Alberta's Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin.
On February 13, 2007, Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. and Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P. through their indirect wholly owned subsidiary HCP Acquisition Inc. (together, Harbinger) acquired all of the outstanding trust units of Calpine Power Income Fund (the fund) it did not already own at a price of $13.00 per trust unit for total consideration of approximately $760 million.