Ravi Latour

Partner

Calgary
RLatour@blg.com
403.232.9676

Ravi's practice focuses on assisting clients with a broad range of securities and corporate matters. This includes:

  • acting for issuers, underwriters and agents regarding public and private equity and debenture financing
  • representing companies in mergers and acquisitions, including plans of arrangements, amalgamations and share purchase transactions
  • assisting with reorganizing and restructuring corporations, partnerships and other entities

Ravi also advises companies on governance and compliance with corporate and securities regulatory requirements.

He is also a member of the firm's Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) leadership team.

Experience

  • The Underwriters in connection with Surge Energy Inc.'s bought deal short form prospectus offering of $23 million of charity flow-through shares.
  • Evergen Infrastructure Corp. in connection with its $8 million brokered special warrant financing and $20 million initial public offering and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange.
  • Sansero Life Sciences Inc. and Rise Wellness in their merger with CannaGlobal to create a new international psychedelic company.
  • John Wood Group PLC in the US $67 million sale of its joint venture interest in TransCanada Turbines to joint venture partner TC Energy.
  • Berkshire Hathaway Energy Company ("BHE"), in its indirect share purchase acquisition of the Montana Alberta Tie-Line from Enbridge Inc. for an approximate purchase price of $200M.
  • Strad Inc. in it's $130MM management led going private acquisition of all shares via a plan of arrangement and all aspects of securing debt financing for the arrangement.
  • Trimac in the CDN$80 million purchase of Gibson's oilfield transportation services business.Stone Canyon Industries LLC regarding its purchase, through its subsidiary BWAY Holding Company of Industrial Container Services, LLC with an enterprise value of approximately $1 billion.
  • Birchcliff Energy Ltd. regarding its short-form prospectus offering of $691 million of subscription receipts.
  • Horizon North Logistics Inc. in connection with its $50 million public offering of common shares by way of short-form prospectus.
  • Government of Canada in its $4.5 billion acquisition of the Trans Mountain and Puget Sound Pipelines and related terminals.
  • Agents in connection with $84 million short-form prospectus financing of Blackbird Energy Inc.
  • Trimac Transportation Services Inc. in its $70M acquisition of Gibson Energy's Canadian trucking business.
  • Titan Medical Inc. regarding its overnight marketed equity offerings in 2016 and 2017 by way of prospectus supplement for aggregate proceeds of over $48 million.
  • Kelt Exploration Ltd. regarding its short-form prospectus offering and concurrent private placement of $90 million principal amount of convertible debentures.
  • Strike Group Inc. regarding its restructuring and partnership with TriWest Capital Partners
  • Kelt Exploration Ltd. in its $307 million acquisition of Artek Exploration Inc. by way of plan of arrangement.
  • Crowsnest Acquisition Corp., a capital pool company, in connection with its qualifying transaction by reverse takeover by Distinct Infrastructure Group Inc. (formerly QE2 Acquisition Corp.) in 2014.
  • Underwriters in connection with $25 million short- form prospectus financing of High Arctic Energy Services Inc.
  • Kelt Exploration Ltd. in its $165 million acquisition of a private Canadian oil and gas company with crude oil and natural gas assets located at Valhalla/La Glace.
  • TSX issuer in its $180 million acquisition of eight different business units from a private company
  • Celtic Exploration Ltd. in connection with its $3.2 billion acquisition by ExxonMobil Canada Ltd.

Bar Admission & Education

  • Alberta, 2013
  • LLB, University of Manitoba, 2012
  • BA, University of Winnipeg, 2005