Marcus Archer focuses on public and private debt (investment grade and high yield), hybrid securities and equity financings, public and private mergers & acquisitions, restructurings, reorganizations and purchases and sales of businesses and assets—acting for corporations, creditors and investment banks. He also assists clients with corporate governance, regulatory compliance, continuous disclosure, and general corporate and commercial matters. Mr. Archer joined our Calgary office as an articling student in 1998 and became a partner in 2006. Marcus is recognized and ranked by Lexpert in The Lexpert/American Lawyer Guide to the Leading 500 Lawyers in Canada, Chambers Canada, Best Lawyers and Acritas.
On August 16, 2017, Paramount Resources Ltd. acquired all of the shares of Apache Canada Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of US public company Apache Corp., for approximately $460 million. The acquisition added significant reserves, production and landholdings within Alberta and British Columbia to Paramount’s portfolio.
On December 1, 2015, ORLEN Upstream Canada Ltd. (ORLEN Upstream Canada), a wholly owned subsidiary of PKN ORLEN S.A. (PKN ORLEN), completed its acquisition of all of the outstanding common shares of Kicking Horse Energy Inc. (Kicking Horse) pursuant to an arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) (the Arrangement) for approximately $356M.
TriWest Capital Partners, in partnership with the senior management team, acquired Broda Group Inc. (formerly Broda Construction Inc.) from Stuart Olson Inc. by way of a combination of an acquisition of assets and shares. The purchase price was $39 million.