Christopher Nixon

Christopher W. Nixon Partner

Christopher Nixon

Education

  • University of Alberta (LL.B. 1979)

Bar Admission

  • Alberta, 1980
Representative Work
  • AltaGas Ltd. in the sales of its interests in Northwest British Columbia hydroelectric facilities to joint venture companies owned by Axium Infrastructure Inc. and Manulife Financial Corporation for an aggregate of C$2.3B.
  • Nabors Industries Ltd., as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Tesco Corporation.
  • 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.
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Accolades
  • Chambers Canada 2019 as a Band 1 ranked lawyer in Corporate/Commercial (Alberta).
  • Chambers Global 2018 as a leading lawyer in Corporate/M&A.
  • International Financial Law Review's IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms 2019 as highly regarded in Capital Markets: Debt and Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions.
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