10220 103rd Ave NW, Suite 2500, Stantec Twr, Edmonton, AB
Year called to bar: 1998 (AB)
Leanne is a member of the Firm's Corporate group. She is also the Canada Co-chair and a global Lead for Dentons' Mining group and a member of the Dentons Canada LLP National Board and a member of the Dentons Canada LLP Audit Committee. Leanne routinely advises mining producers on commercial and other mining legal matters. Leanne’s M&A practice involves providing advice to clients on mergers, acquisitions and sale transactions, including plans of arrangement, reverse takeovers, reorganizations, and amalgamations. Leanne’s expertise also relates to the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts and procurement contracts primarily in the oil sands, mining and general construction industries. In Leanne's corporate practice, she is routinely involved in the negotiation and drafting of commercial agreements relating to the establishment of joint ventures and other strategic partnerships, unanimous shareholder agreements, construction contracts, including subcontracts, procurement contracts, and long term supply, offtake, and purchase agreements.
Civeo Corp., a global provider of workforce accommodations, logistics and facility management services, and Noralta Lodge Ltd., an Alberta-based provider of remote accommodations in the Canadian oil sands region, entered into a definitive agreement on November 26, 2017, for Civeo to acquire 100% of the equity interests of Noralta for total consideration of approximately $367 million, on a cash-free, debt-free basis.
Noralta Lodge Ltd., a leader in quality workforce accommodation for Alberta’s oil sands, completed a high yield offering of $150 million of 7.50 per cent senior secured second lien notes due 2019, and simultaneous entry of a senior secured syndicated $110 million bank facility.