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Government of Canada announces C$4.5B acquisition Of Trans Mountain Pipeline

Date closed: 8/31/2018

Value: C$4.5 billion

On May 28, 2018, the Government of Canada announced its C$4.5 billion purchase of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline to enable its inter-provincial expansion and selected BLG as its legal representation to support the purchase.

BLG's involvement in the deal was a nationwide, multidisciplinary effort, involving a team of legal professionals including 15 experts across fields such as Oil and GasSecurities and Capital MarketsRegulatoryCommercial LitigationPublic-Private Infrastructure Projects and Labour and Employment. This multidisciplinary group worked with the federal government to secure one of the largest transactions in the energy sector.

BLG represented the Government of Canada with a team led by Kent Howie and included Peter BryanMiles PittmanDonald BirdPeter Bryan, Robert Shouldice, Alan RossMelinda ParkStefan TimmsLindsay Holmes, Chidinma Thompson, Scott RobsonXiaodi JinRavi LatourJosh WeinbergerBill Woodhead, Laurie Robson, Andrew Harrison, Jeff Taylor, Steve Bodi, Bradon WillmsBruce FowlerVictoria SmithNadia EffendiAlfred PageShane BarnesSteve SuarezKim MaguireRamsey Glass and David Camp.