Nav Dhaliwal

Partner

Calgary
NDhaliwal@blg.com
403.232.9508

Nav’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, private equity transactions, corporate governance, shareholder activism, and general securities and corporate law compliance.

His extensive mergers and acquisitions practice includes:

  • advising clients on public and private mergers,

    acquisitions, reorganization transactions, take-over bids, amalgamations, plans of arrangement and private sales

  • advising companies on shareholder activism and corporate governance issues

His corporate finance practice includes:

  • representing both private issuers and publicly- traded issuers listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange, the New York Stock Exchange and the TSX Venture Exchange
  • acting for issuers, underwriters and investors in financing transactions, including public and private offerings of debt; equity and convertible securities; and strategic investments by private equity groups

Experience

  • Green Energy Services Inc. in its acquisition of the assets and business of Fraction Energy Services Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Trican Well Service Ltd. for the total consideration of C$17.6 million.
  • AutoCanada Inc. in a debt refinancing transaction consisting of a $125 million high yield note offering, a $950 million credit facility and a tender offer for its outstanding senior notes, February 2020.
  • Agrium Inc. on its US$38 billion merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
  • Suncor Energy Inc. on its unsolicited C$6.6 billion take-over bid and subsequent negotiated acquisition of Canadian Oil Sands Limited.
  • Lundin Petroleum AB on the spin-out of its international business into International Petroleum Corporation (IPCO) and the related listing of IPCO on the Toronto Stock Exchange.
  • Arcan Resources Ltd. in connection with its C$171.25 million debt for equity exchange, and subsequent C$300 million acquisition by Aspenleaf Energy Ltd.
  • Western Energy Services Corp. on its C$185 million acquisition of IROC Energy Services Corp.
  • AutoCanada Inc. in its $180 million acquisition of eight different business units from a private company.
  • TransCanada Corporation on its C$4.4 billion offering of subscription receipts in connection with the acquisition of Columbia Pipeline Group Inc. (the largest bought deal offering in Canadian history).
  • Cenovus Energy Inc. on its C$3 billion offering of common shares in connection with the acquisition of assets from ConocoPhillips.
  • The underwriters in connection with the C$920 million offering of subscription receipts by Veresen Inc. to partially fund the acquisition by Veresen through an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of the 50 per cent convertible preferred interest owned by Global Infrastructure Partners in the Ruby pipeline system.
  • Suncor Energy Inc. on its C$2.8 billion cross-border offering of common shares where a portion of the proceeds was used to finance the acquisition of an additional 5 per cent interest in the Syncrude oil sands joint venture.
  • The underwriters in connection with AltaGas Ltd.'s C$8.4 billion cross-border acquisition of WGL Holdings, Inc., including a C$2.1 billion bought deal public offering of subscription receipts and a concurrent C$400 million private placement of subscription receipts to OMERS.

Beyond Our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Calgary Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Volunteer Caseworker, Pro Bono Law Alberta

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2010
  • LLB, University of Calgary, 2009
  • B.Comm. (with Distinction), University of Calgary, 2006