Gary Clarke

Gary T. Clarke Partner

Representative Work
  • Vance Street Capital LLC in its acquisition of R.S.T. Instruments Ltd.
  • 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.
  • Aritzia Inc. in connection with its C$460M initial public offering of subordinate voting shares.
  • AltaGas Ltd. in its sale of the AltaGas Northcentral Processing Limited Partnership to Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd.
  • China National Offshore Oil Company in its US$19.5B cash acquisition of Calgary-based Nexen Inc., including the assumption of debt.
  • Diamond Resorts International, Inc., as Canadian counsel, in its purchase of the business and assets of Intrawest Resort Club Group from Intrawest Resorts Holdings, Inc. for US$85M.
  • Lowe’s Companies, Inc. in its C$3.2B acquisition of RONA Inc.
  • Vail Resorts, Inc. in its C$1.4B acquisition of Whistler Blackcomb Holdings, Inc.
  • Teine Energy Ltd. in its C$975M acquisition of Viking light oil and heavy oil properties located in South Western Saskatchewan.
  • Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. in its US$36B proposed merger of equals by way of a plan of arrangement with Agrium Inc.
  • National Oilwell Varco, Inc. in its C$53.5M acquisition of the global completion tools business of Trican Well Service Ltd.
  • 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.
  • Intel, as Canadian counsel, in its acquisition of Recon Instruments, a world leader in smart eyewear and smart goggle technology for sports and high intensity environments.
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and Baybridge Seniors Housing Inc. in connection with the provision of senior secured credit facilities to Baybridge Seniors Housing with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, as agent, to acquire Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. for C$578M.
  • Pentair Thermal Management LLC in its acquisition of Nuheat Industries Limited indirectly from Fulcrum Capital Partners' Fund III and other shareholders pursuant to a share purchase agreement.
  • Birch Hill Equity Partners in its C$300M acquisition of Newalta Corporation’s Industrial Division.