888 3rd St SW, Suite 4300, Banker's Hall W, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1999 (AB)
Michael Dyck is a partner in the Real Estate
and Banking & Finance Groups. As part of his commercial real estate practice, Michael provides advice in connection with a broad range of real estate, development, and construction transactions. He acts for purchasers and vendors with respect to acquisitions and dispositions of multi-tenant office complexes, industrial properties, and development sites, as well as acting for lenders and borrowers in connection with various types of commercial real estate financings, including construction loans, acquisition loans, leasehold financings, and mortgage bond financings. Michael also has an extensive leasing practice, acting for landlords and tenants in connection with office, industrial, and retail leases, as well as long-term ground leases. He also acts for owners and contractors in connection with construction projects, including in the real estate industry and the oil and gas industry. Michael has significant experience in providing advice with respect to ownership arrangements, including co-ownerships and limited partnerships.
On July 18, 2016, Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings Limited (CKI), a Hong Kong-based global infrastructure company that holds diversified investments in energy infrastructure, transportation infrastructure, water infrastructure, waste management, and waste-to-energy and infrastructure-related business, and Power Assets Holdings Limited (PAH), a Hong Kong-based global investor in power and utility-related businesses with investments in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, renewable energy, and energy from waste and gas distribution, completed their $1.7-billion acquisition of 65-per-cent indirect ownership interest in select heavy oil pipeline and storage assets from Husky Energy (Husky) in Alberta and Saskatchewan, and related joint-venture, financing and commercial arrangements.
Optimal Payments Plc completed the acquisition of all of the partnership interests of California-based payment processing entity TK Global Partners LP (doing business as Meritus Payment Solutions) for consideration of US$210 million.
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.