Peter Linder has over 30 years' experience in handling complex cases at all levels of the Canadian Court system and as both counsel and arbitrator in domestic and international arbitrations. He has extensive experience with administrative and regulatory proceedings. He clerked to the Alberta Court of Appeal, called to the Alberta Bar in 1986 and appointed King’s Counsel in 2004. Mr. Linder holds an MA in Jurisprudence, Christ Church, Oxford; and an LLB and BA (With Distinction and First Class Honours), Dalhousie University. He has handled major cases in fields of oil & gas, securities litigation, complex corporate and commercial disputes, insolvency, construction, products liability, insurance law, environmental and employment law. He has achieved major successes in precedent-setting securities and shareholders’ rights lawsuits and was appointed by the United States District Court, Central District of California, as an expert in Alberta corporate law. Mr. Linder is known as a fierce but fair advocate who achieves extraordinary results for his clients.
On February 13, 2007, Harbinger Capital Partners Master Fund I, Ltd. and Harbinger Capital Partners Special Situations Fund, L.P. through their indirect wholly owned subsidiary HCP Acquisition Inc. (together, Harbinger) acquired all of the outstanding trust units of Calpine Power Income Fund (the fund) it did not already own at a price of $13.00 per trust unit for total consideration of approximately $760 million.