520 3rd Ave SW, Suite 1900, Centennial Place, East Tower, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1989 (AB)
Kent Kufeldt is a partner in the BLG Vancouver and Calgary offices and is the national business leader of BLG's Securities & Capital Markets Group. He represents public issuers and underwriters in public and private debt and equity financings, initial public offerings, and cross-border financing transactions. Kent has experience with merger, acquisition, and reorganization transactions, acting for both acquiring companies and target companies in hostile takeovers and negotiated acquisitions. Kent has been involved in innovative transactions in both the corporate finance and mergers & acquisitions areas. He is recognized in the 2021 edition (since 2006) of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Law, Leveraged Buyout & Private Equity Law, Mergers & Acquisitions Law, Securities Law, Corporate Governance Practice, Oil & Gas Law), the 2020 edition (since 2004) of The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory (Corporate Finance & Securities, Corporate Mid-Market, Energy: Oil & Gas, Corporate Commercial Law, Private Equity), the 2020 edition of Lexpert® Special Edition — Energy, the 2019 edition (since 2017) of The Lexpert®/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Mid-Market), and the 2018 edition of Lexpert®/ROB Special Edition — Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers.
On February 6, 2018, Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (Innergex) completed the acquisition of Alterra Power Corp. (Alterra) by way of an arrangement agreement pursuant to which Innergex acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Alterra for an aggregate consideration of $1.1 billion, including the assumption of Alterra’s debt.
On July 13, 2016, Birchcliff Energy Ltd. (Birchcliff) closed its previously announced bought-deal financing (the Offering) through a syndicate of underwriters co-led by National Bank Financial Inc., Cormark Securities Inc., GMP Securities L.P. and Scotia Capital Inc. and including CIBC World Markets Inc., HSBC Securities (Canada) Inc., TD Securities Inc., Raymond James Ltd., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp., Macquarie Capital Markets Canada Ltd., AltaCorp Capital Inc., Haywood Securities Inc., Integral Wealth Securities Limited and Peters & Co. Limited (collectively, the Underwriters).
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),
Calgary-based EnerVest Diversified Income Trust completed an exchange offer, which EnerVest issued approximately 19 million of trust units at $6.52 per unit in exchange for units of 104 different income, royalty and real estate investment trusts and limited partnerships.