Geoffrey Holub

Geoffrey D. Holub Partner

Representative Work
  • AltaGas Canada Inc. in its proposed C$1.7B acquisition by the Public Sector Pension Investment Board and the Alberta Teachers' Retirement Fund Board.
  • British American Tobacco PLC in the C$10B action being brought by the Province of Alberta for recoupment of tobacco related health care costs pursuant to the Alberta Crown’s Right of Recovery Act.
  • Sprott Asset Management LP in a dispute with Central Fund of Canada Ltd. and others relating to the rights associated with certain Class A shares in CFCL.
  • Pacer Construction Holding Corp. in a claim against an affiliated entity of Pacer arising from guarantees on the Horizon Oil Sands Project.
  • The TDL Group Corp. (Tim Hortons) in a successful summary judgment application against a franchisee for recovery of significant unpaid amounts owed to TDL.
  • GBC Oil Company in a US$113M international arbitration against the government of Albania for wrongful expropriation of producing oilfields.
  • Centrica plc in the C$722M acquisition of its Canadian oil and gas exploration and production business by Canlin Energy Corporation, a consortium of two Hong Kong-based companies, MIE Holdings Corp. and Can-China Global Resource Fund, and Geneva-based Mercuria Energy Group.
  • InterOil Corporation in its successful defense of a proxy contest involving former CEO, Phil Mulacek, who ran a short slate of directors and sought to implement various governance reforms.
  • Canexus Corporation in its planned acquisition by Superior Plus Corp. pursuant to a plan of arrangement providing for the issuance of 0.153 Superior shares for each Canexus share, implying a total equity value of C$316M and enterprise value of C$932M.
  • Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. in its C$1.5B sale to Crescent Point Energy Corp.
  • 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.
  • Motion Industries (Canada), Inc., an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Genuine Parts Company, in its C$39M acquisition of Commercial Solutions Inc.
  • Altius Minerals Corporation in the defence of a claim relating to a coal lease option agreement.
  • Hitachi, Ltd. as the designer, manufacturer and installer of a power generation turbine installed in Alberta in an action brought by the owner relating to a blade failure in the turbine.

  • BP Canada in its C$1B litigation against Aux Sable Canada relating to a twenty year product supply agreement for natural gas and NGLs transported on the Alliance Pipeline.