Andrew Hennigar

Partner

Vancouver
AHennigar@blg.com
604.632.3548

Andrew has a robust practice that focuses primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions and equity corporate finance. He regularly advises clients in a number of related matters, including private equity buyouts, divestitures and restructuring transactions.

His expertise extends to Canada-U.S. cross-border transactions and regularly represents buyers, sellers and investors in transactions across a broad range of industries.

Andrew began his career in New York and spent several years working at a leading law firm before relocating to Vancouver.

Experience

  • Finning International Inc. in its acquisition of 4Refuel Canada and 4Refuel US.
  • Ausenco Engineering in its acquisition of Hemmera Envirochem.
  • Shoes.com Technologies Inc. in its acquisitions of Shoes.com Inc. and Richer Poorer Inc., as well as multiple rounds of financing.
  • Straightline Motor Group in multiple automotive dealership acquisitions.
  • Stern Partners Inc. in its acquisition of OUTtv Network.
  • Greenstar Plant Products Inc., a portfolio company of Stern Partners Inc., in the sale of certain assets.
  • A Fortune 100 technology company in multiple acquisitions of intellectual property assets.
  • J.V. Driver Corporation Inc. in multiple acquisition transactions in various industries.
  • Biba Ventures Inc. in ongoing commercial, governance and financing matters.
  • LM Ericsson and the “Rockstar Consortium” in its acquisition of Nortel Networks' patent portfolio.
  • Several NYC-based private equity firms in their acquisition and minority investments across various industries.

Beyond our Walls

Professional Involvement

  • Association for Corporate Growth (BC Chapter), Board Member
  • Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia, Adjunct Professor (2018-present)

Community Involvement

  • Cystic Fibrosis Canada, Young Professionals Advisory Board Member

Awards & Recognitions

  • Recognized in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in Canada (Corporate Law)

Bar Admission & Education

  • British Columbia, 2012
  • New York, 2007
  • JD, University of Toronto, 2006
  • BCom, McGill University, 2003