525 8th Ave SW, Fl 46, Eighth Ave Pl E, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1992 (AB)
Co-Head of Torys’ Capital Markets Practice. Practises securities and corporate law, with an emphasis on corporate finance and M&A. Has extensive experience representing issuers/underwriters in various complex matters, including domestic and cross-border public/private equity and debt financings, M&A and other business reorganizations and restructurings. Has represented senior and junior public issuers in numerous aspects of general corporate law and securities regulatory matters, including corporate governance, continuous disclosure, regulatory compliance and transaction implementation. Serves as a Director and corporate secretary of a number of public and private corporations. Past chairman, CBA Securities Law Section (Alberta Branch South). Former member, Alberta Securities Commission’s Securities Advisory Committee. Alberta Bar, 1992. JD, 1991, University of Calgary. BA, 1988, University of Western Ontario.
On May 21, 2015, Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (Bellatrix) completed a private offering of US$250 million of 8.50 per cent senior unsecured notes due 2020. Bellatrix is an oil and natural gas company operating in Alberta, British Columbia and Saskatchewan.
On June 30, 2015, Crescent Point Energy Corp. (Crescent Point), one of Canada’s largest light and medium oil producers, acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares of Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. by way of arrangement (the Legacy Acquisition). The total consideration for the Legacy Acquisition was approximately $1.53 billion, comprising approximately 18.97 million Crescent Point common shares and the assumption of approximately $967 million of net debt.