William G. Gilliland

William G. Gilliland

Partner at Dentons Canada LLP
(403) 268-6826
(403) 268-3100
850 2nd St SW, Fl 15, Bankers Crt, Calgary, AB
Year called to bar: 1988 (AB)
Bill is a member of the Firm’s Corporate, Securities and Corporate Finance, and Mergers and Acquisitions practice groups. Bill advises public and private company buyers, sellers and target companies on numerous merger and acquisition transactions, primarily in the power, renewable energy, and infrastructure sectors, both in Canada, internationally and cross border. Bill has worked with board special committees on strategic transactions and has advised numerous public company boards of directors on governance and decision-making issues. Bill’s practice also involves energy and services companies on transaction and project work. Bill is a leader in ESG and sustainable finance, representing Dentons Canada as a member of the International Capital Markets Association Green Bond Principles since 2014 and also as a member of the CSA Group’s technical committee developing the made in Canada Transition Finance Taxonomy following the 2019 recommendations of the Federal Government’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance. Bill is a member of the Advisory Council to the Green and Social Bond Principles Executive Committee. Bill's work includes ESG and sustainable finance, including in the areas of green, transition, sustainability and sustainability-linked loans and bonds.
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On November 21, 2018, Parkland Fuel Corporation (“Parkland”) closed a private placement (the “Offering”) of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 6.50% senior unsecured notes due 2027.
On March 23, 2018, Parkland Fuel Corp. (Parkland) closed a private placement of US$500-million aggregate principal amount of 6.0% senior unsecured notes due 2026.
On April 24, 2017, Lundin Petroleum AB, a Swedish oil and gas company, completed the cross-border spin-off of its then wholly owned Canadian subsidiary International Petroleum Corporation by way of distribution of all the shares of International Petroleum to the shareholders of Lundin Petroleum.
On April 13, 2017, Capital Power Corporation (Capital Power or the Company) (TSX: CPX) announced that it had successfully completed the acquisition of Veresen Inc.’s two gas-fired generation facilities in Ontario, consisting of the 84 MW East Windsor Cogeneration Centre and a 50 per cent interest in the 400 MW York Energy Centre.
On April 11, 2016, Parkland Fuel Corp.(Parkland) filed a short-form base shelf prospectus for the issuance of a combined aggregate principal amount of $500 million of debt securities and common shares.
EPCOR completed its sale of 9,775,000 common shares of Capital Power at an offering price of $23.55 per common share for aggregate gross proceeds to EPCOR of $230,201,250.