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Jeremy Busch-Howell is an associate in our Business Law group in Calgary. He maintains a corporate practice focused on corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance.

Jeremy’s experience includes advising clients on private placements, public offerings, the acquisition or disposition of securities and corporate reorganizations. He works with public companies to ensure compliance with securities laws and stock exchange rules including continuous disclosure obligations. He also works with private and start-up companies to develop appropriate corporate, capital and governance structures.

Jeremy is a member of the Board of Directors, and serves as Secretary to the Board and Chair of the Governance and Nominating Committee, of the Volunteer Centre of Calgary (Propellus), a not-for-profit organization with a 60 year history of strengthening Calgary's not-for-profit sector.

Jeremy received his BA Honours in Political Studies (with High Honours) from the University of Saskatchewan in 2009 and his JD (with Distinction) from the University of Saskatchewan in 2012. He was called to the Alberta bar in 2013 and is a member of the Calgary Bar Association, the Law Society of Alberta and the Canadian Bar Association.

Representative transactions includes:

¬     Transfer of Enbridge's Canadian liquid pipelines business and certain renewable energy assets to Enbridge Income Fund for $30.4 billion together with certain performance and incentive rights. This transaction, which was considered transformative for Enbridge Income Fund, was one of the largest M&A and related-party transactions in Canadian history.

¬     Enbridge in its numerous public offerings of equity, debt, convertible and hybrid securities. Such offerings have included cross-border transactions, short form prospectus offerings and shelf prospectus renewals and utilizations by way of prospectus and pricing supplements.

¬     Disposition by BlackBridge Corp. of its geospatial imagery business including its five-satellite Earth-imaging constellation as well as an archive of 6 billion square kilometers of imagery captured over the past six years to Planet Labs.

¬     The Spartan Energy management team, the Ikkuma Resources management team and the Striker Exploration management team in their recapitalization and reorganization transactions with Alexander Energy (now Spartan Energy), PanTerra Resource (now Ikkuma Resources) and Elkwater Resources (now Striker Exploration), respectively, including follow-on public offerings.

¬     The syndicate of underwriters led by Scotia Capital in the $1.5 billion cross-border offering of subscription receipts by Baytex Energy in connection with the acquisition of Aurora Oil & Gas for $2.6 billion.

¬     Root CO2 Canada, a private international water production company, in its international corporate reorganization, corporate structuring and financings, and Vivametrica, a private bio-data analytic and technology company, in its corporate structuring and financings. 

¬     The syndicate of underwriters co-led by National Bank Financial and Macquarie Capital Markets Canada in the $114 million offering of subscription receipts by Long Run Exploration in connection with the acquisition of certain oil and gas assets, and to the syndicate of underwriters co-led by National Bank Financial and Cormark Securities in the $64 million secondary offering of common shares by Sprott Resource Partnership.

¬     PKN ORLEN, a Polish petroleum and petrochemical company, in its acquisition of TriOil Resources for $183.7 million.

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