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BLG Acts For Capital Power In $1B Acquisition Of Goreway Power Station

Toronto (May 2, 2019) - Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) recently acted as the external legal advisor to Capital Power Corporation in its successful bid to purchase Goreway Power Station Holdings Inc., which owns the Goreway Power Station, an 875 MW natural gas power generation facility in the Greater Toronto Area.

To support Capital Power in this deal, BLG brought together a cross-practice team of lawyers and paraprofessionals from across Canada with experience in the acquisition and financing of energy assets. The BLG team was by led by Kent Howie and M. Scott Wilson, and included Robert Eeuwes, Kristyn Annis, John Vellone, Stephen Jaggers (electricity markets), Daniel Lang (tax), Denes Rothschild, Subrata Bhattacharjee (competition), Andrew Guerrisi (real estate), Carlos Cerqueira, Stefan Timms, Stephen Nguyen, Eric Little, Sarah-Ann Fogarty (corporate commercial), David Whelan, Daniel Sears (financial services), Peter Bryan (oil & gas), Lloyd McLellan, Shane Barnes, Jason Wang (securities), and Rob Weir (employment).

BLG’s involvement in this major acquisition is another example of what makes us a leading energy law firm, receiving the highest rating in the 2019 edition of Chambers Canada – Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business in energy: power. We are able to support clients through all stages of the acquisition process, from the initial bid to regulatory approvals, financing and the close of sale.

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As the largest, truly full-service Canadian law firm, Borden Ladner Gervais LLP (BLG) delivers practical legal advice for domestic and international clients across more practices and industries than any Canadian firm. With 800 lawyers, intellectual property agents and other professionals, BLG serves the legal needs of businesses and institutions across Canada and beyond — from M&A and capital markets to disputes, financing, and trademark and patent registration.


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