Bradley Ashkin

Bradley Ashkin Partner

Representative Work
  • ILTA Grain Inc. throughout its CCAA proceedings, including in various transactions to complete the sale of ILTA’s remaining Saskatchewan assets to Viterra, ETG Commodities and DG Global.
  • ILTA Grain Inc. in the sale of its edible bean business to Hensall Co-Op.
  • An undisclosed bidder in its proposed acquisition of Enbridge Inc.’s provincially and federally regulated natural gas pipeline and processing facilities.

  • Catalyst Paper Corporation in its acquisition by Paper Excellence Canada Holdings Corporation.
  • GTY Technology Holdings Inc., a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, in its US$108M acquisition of Bonfire Interactive Ltd.
  • Waterous Energy Fund in the formation of its initial US$1.05B fund.
  • Xtreme Drilling Corp. in its C$209M business combination with AKITA Drilling Ltd.
  • Jinchang Energy Ltd. in its acquisition of Insignia Energy Ltd. for an undisclosed sum to consolidate assets in the Dixonville and Valhalla areas of Alberta.
  • First Reserve in its US$75M preferred equity investment into the wholly-owned operating subsidiary of PetroShale Inc. and in its follow-on investment into common shares of PetroShale Inc.
  • Equity Group Investments in its indirect investments into ILTA Grain Inc., a leading originator, processor and exporter of pulse crops from Canada.
  • Waterous Energy Fund, the majority owner of Strath Resources Ltd., in connection with Strath Resources’ C$340M acquisition of Paramount Resources Ltd.’s assets in the Resthaven/Jayar area of the Kakwa region.
  • EV Private Equity in its investment in Evolution Engineering Inc.
  • The syndicate of underwriters in Enerflex Ltd.’s bought-deal public offering of common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $115M.
  • Gran Tierra Energy Inc. in its US$525M acquisition of PetroLatina Energy Ltd., a private exploration and production company, with assets located primarily in Colombia, and concurrent private placement offering of subscription receipts to partially fund the transaction for aggregate gross proceeds of US$173.5M.
  • Teine Energy Ltd. in its C$975M acquisition of Viking light oil and heavy oil properties located in South Western Saskatchewan.
  • National Oilwell Varco, Inc. in its C$53.5M acquisition of the global completion tools business of Trican Well Service Ltd.
  • Xtreme Drilling and Coil Services Corp. in its $205M sale to two affiliated companies of Schlumberger Limited of its XSR Coiled Tubing Services Segment.
  • Canexus Corporation in its C$75M (plus adjustments) sale to Cenovus Energy Inc. of its North American Terminal Operations in Bruderheim, Alberta.
  • Pine Brook Road Partners, LLC in its investment in Saguaro Resources Ltd. and Serafina Energy.
  • MasTec, Inc. in its acquisition of Pacer Construction Holdings Corporation and its affiliated operating companies for approximately C$126M in cash plus a 5-year contingent earn-out.
  • Journey Energy in its $176M acquisition of assets from a senior exploration and production company.
  • Equal Energy Ltd. in the sale of all of its issued and outstanding common shares to Petroflow Energy Corporation and Petroflow Canada Acquisition Corp. for approximately US$230M.
  • Warburg Pincus LLC, an affiliate of WP Lexington Private Equity B.V., as counsel in its secondary offering of common shares for aggregate gross proceeds of C$157M.
  • Ferus Natural Gas Fuels in connection with its joint venture with ENN Canada Corporation to construct, own and operate two LNG liquefaction plants.
  • AltaGas Idemitsu Joint Venture Limited Partnership in its C$880M acquisition of a two-thirds ownership interest in Petrogas Energy Corp.