888 3rd St SW, Suite 4300, Banker's Hall W, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 2001 (AB)
Sony Gill is a partner in the Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions Groups. His practice focuses on public and private company creation, growth, restructuring, and value maximization. He has extensive experience in the negotiation, structuring, and consummation of a broad range of corporate finance, securities, and M&A transactions, including public and private debt and equity financings, strategic investments, joint ventures, recapitalizations, restructurings, takeover bids, reverse takeovers, asset acquisitions and divestitures, share purchases and dispositions, plans of arrangement, spin-outs, and other forms of business combination and corporate activity. Sony acts as counsel to a wide range of clients, including oil and gas exploration and production companies and energy services companies. He also advises underwriters and investment dealers on a broad range of matters, including financings, business combinations, corporate assignments, and regulatory matters. In addition, Sony acts for a broad spectrum of clients in the agribusiness industry, advising public and private issuers, investment banks, and emerging entities.
On December 14, 2017, Whitecap Resources Inc. (Whitecap), an oil-weighted growth company based in Calgary, closed the acquisition of high quality light oil assets in southeast Saskatchewan for approximately $940 million, from Cenovus Energy Inc. (Cenovus), an integrated Canadian oil company.