350 7th Ave SW, Suite 3400, First Canadian Ctr, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1995 (AB)
Rick Pawluk has extensive experience in corporate and securities law including initial public offerings, equity and debt financings, public and private mergers, takeover bids, acquisitions and disposition transactions and business combinations. He has developed considerable experience in the energy, oil and gas, biotechnology and agribusiness industries. With respect to the oil and gas and energy sectors, Rick has acted for a number of publicly traded and private mining and oil and gas exploration and production companies. Rick has significant international stock exchange listing experience including on the Hong Kong, London, AIM, New York, and NASDAQ stock exchanges. He has acted for many reporting issuers from incorporation to completion of their initial public offering and beyond and, over his career, has led financing and other transactions totalling several billion dollars. He regularly advises public companies as to ongoing regulatory compliance and corporate governance matters and has acted for boards of directors and special committees in a variety of transactions.
On September 29 2016, Bankers Petroleum Ltd. completed its plan of arrangement with affiliates of Geo-Jade Petroleum Corporation. As a result of the transaction, Geo-Jade acquired all the issued and outstanding common shares of Bankers through its affiliates for approximately $575M.