855 2nd St SW, Suite 4500, Bankers Hall E, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1990
A member of the firm's Public Markets practice group, Nick acts for public and private corporations, including oil and gas, industrial and technology clients. Nick's practice extends to private and public debt and equity offerings, domestic and international acquisitions, license and distributorship arrangements, debt restructurings and shareholder disputes (including proxy contexts). Nick has also provided corporate and securities law support to internal corporate investigations (including investigations of options practices) and the defense of class action proceedings. He acts as corporate secretary of Resonance Energy Ltd., a private oil and gas corporation, and previously served as corporate secretary of Arriva Energy Inc., Total Energy Services Inc., Circa Enterprises Inc., Compass Petroleum Ltd. and Voodoovox Inc., among others. In addition, Nick is a director of PetroSantander Inc., a private, Houston-based corporation engaged in oil and gas exploration and development in South America, the United States and eastern Europe. He is a member of the Securities Advisory Committee of the Alberta Securities Commission. In 2002, Nick was named one of Lexpert's Rising Stars, Canada's top 40 lawyers under 40.
Total Energy Services Inc. (“Total”), a diversified oilfield services company based in Calgary, commenced an offer (the “Offer”) to purchase all of the outstanding common shares (“Savanna Shares”) of another Calgary-based oilfield services company, Savanna Energy Services Corp.(“Savanna”), by way of an unsolicited takeover bid on December 9, 2016.