Lawyer Profile Detail
AREA OF EXPERTISE
University of Western Ontario
Gordon Cameron is a Partner in our Business Law Group in Calgary. His practice focuses on corporate finance and securities, mergers & acquisitions, corporate governance and general corporate matters.
Gordon acts for both issuers and dealers in public and private, domestic and cross-border, debt and equity corporate finance transactions. He also acts for vendors and purchasers in public and private M&A transactions and has represented clients in many large complex multi-jurisdiction transactions. He has expertise advising foreign investors, including sovereign wealth funds and state-owned enterprises, in respect of acquisitions and investments in Canada. He also has significant experience acting for both sponsors and issuers in private equity transactions.
Gordon is recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory as a leading practitioner in the area of Energy (Oil & Gas).
Gordon has experience advising special committees and routinely acts as corporate secretary for public and private companies in the oil & gas and oilfield services industries. Prior to joining McCarthy Tétrault, he practiced at another major national law firm.
Recent transactions Gordon has been involved in include:
¬ Top-Co Holdings Inc. in its acquisition by Rubicon Oilfield International
¬ A syndicate of underwriters in connection with Gran Tierra’s cross-border US$130 million common share offering
¬ Spectra Energy Corp. in the sale of its natural gas liquids business in Western Canada to Plains Midstream Canada ULC for C$200 million
¬ Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. in its acquisition of Catalyst Oilfield Services, LLC
¬ A syndicate of underwriters in connection with Gran Tierra’s cross-border US$173 million subscription receipt offering
¬ Point Loma Resources Ltd. in its reverse take-over of First Mountain Exploration and concurrent financing and asset acquisition from Madalena Energy
¬ International Paper Company in connection with its US$2.2 billion acquisitions of Weyerhaeuser's fluff pulp business
¬ Union Gas Limited in connection with its C$500 million offering of unsecured medium term notes
¬ Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. in its C$92 million bought deal equity financing
¬ InstarAGF Essential Infrastructure Fund in connection with its C$75 million investment in the private mid-stream company Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp.
¬ A syndicate of underwriters in connection with Gran Tierra's cross-border US$115 million convertible note offering
¬ Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. in its C$1.53 billion acquisition by Crescent Point Energy
¬ Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. in its acquisition of Sialco Materials Limited, a private specialty chemicals manufacturing company
¬ The Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. in its C$578 million acquisition by BayBridge Seniors Housing Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ontario Teacher's Pension Plan Board
¬ Rifle Shot Oil Corp. in its C$100 million committed capital financing by Arc Financial Corp.
¬ CIBC World Markets Inc. and syndicate in connection with Husky Energy Inc.’s C$750 million public offering of unsecured notes ¬ CIBC World Markets Inc. and syndicate in connection with ENMAX Corporation’s private C$200 million offering of unsecured debentures
¬ CIBC World Markets Inc. and syndicate in connection with Husky Energy Inc.’s C$750 million public offering of unsecured notes
¬ CIBC World Markets Inc. and syndicate in connection with ENMAX Corporation’s private C$200 million offering of unsecured debentures
¬ Hyperion Exploration Corporation in its C$32 million acquisition by Tri-Win International Investment Group Inc.
¬ Macquarie Capital Markets and syndicate in connection with Toro Oil & Gas Ltd.’s C$15 million public offering of common shares and concurrent C$5 million private placement of flow-through shares
¬ Canadian Energy Services & Technology Corp. in its C$75 million bought deal equity financing and concurrent C$75 million bought deal high yield debt financing
¬ URS Corporation in its C$1.5 billion acquisition of Flint Energy Services Ltd.
¬ Fording Canadian Coal Trust in its C$14 billion acquisition by Teck Cominco
¬ Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its C$170 million investment in TORC Oil & Gas Ltd.
¬ Canada Pension Plan Investment Board in its equity financing of Teine Energy Ltd.
¬ China Investment Corporation in its C$435 million investment in Penn West Energy Trust and C$817 million contribution to the establishment of a joint venture oil sands development
¬ Korea Investment Corporation in its C$100 million investment in Osum Oil Sands Corp.
¬ Korea Investment Corporation in its C$100 million investment in Laricina Energy Ltd.
¬ Kanata Energy Group Ltd. in its establishment and committed capital financing by private equity sponsors of C$335 million
¬ Investment Technology Group, Inc. in its C$38.5 million acquisition of a private independent research brokerage firm
¬ Mongolia Minerals Corporation in connection with the acquisition of various mining licences in Mongolia and related financing and commercial matters
¬ Morro Bay Resources Ltd. in connection with its qualifying transaction acquisition of rights under an option agreement to acquire certain mineral interests in Mexico and concurrent brokered private placement financing
¬ Petro Uno Resources Ltd. in its private placement of special warrants and subsequent qualification of underlying common shares by prospectus
¬ Canaccord Capital Corporation and syndicate in connection with their acting as agents or underwriters for certain TSX Venture Exchange listed issuers in private placement and public offering financings
¬ Angle Energy Inc. in its short form equity public offering and simultaneous take-over bid of Stonefire Energy Corp.
¬ Pristine Power Inc. in its short form equity public offering
¬ Renegade Petroleum Ltd. in various equity financings and acquisitions of certain oil & gas assets and private oil & gas companies
¬ Tuscany International Drilling Ltd. in its special warrant financing in connection with a subsequent going-public reverse take-over transaction
Transactions & Cases
Shell divests oil sands interests in Canada in C$11.1B transaction
Point Loma Resources announces Investment Agreement with Evenergy Company Limited for proceeds of C$4.02M
Point Loma Resources announces closing of joint venture funding deal with Salt Bush Energy
International Paper Completes US$2.2B Acquisition of Weyerhaeuser's Pulp Business
Spectra Energy sells NGL business to Plains Midstream Canada
Crescent Point Energy acquires Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. for $1.53B