Jonathan Drance

Jonathan Drance Consultant

Representative Work
  • Duke Energy Corporation in its $13.3B acquisition of Westcoast Energy.
  • Terasen Gas in its C$6B sale of its oil and gas pipeline system and its local distribution assets.
  • Underwriter's Counsel for BC Gas, Terasen Gas and Trans-Mountain Pipelines in financing approximately $3B of oil and gas pipeline construction and expansion activities.
  • Bank Counsel for the financing of the Taylor Gas Co-Gen Facility sponsored by Westcoast Energy and Canadian Utilities.
  • AltaGas on the acquisition of the gas pipeline system of Pacific Northern Gas.
  • Numerous forest products firms, including Western Pulp Limited Partnership, Abitibi Bowater, Crestbrook Forest Products, Slocan Forest Products, Canfor and Canfor Pulp on the development and/or financing of pulp and lumber mills, panel and plywood plants, timberlands and related forest tenures.
  • Construction, development and financing of various port and terminal facilities at multiple sites on the Pacific Coast of Canada for the shipment of coal and other commodities and on all related rail and transportation arrangements.
  • Ownership structures and financing terms for a multi-billion dollar real estate portfolio owned and/or managed by the Bentall Group on its own behalf or for and on behalf of various leading Canadian pension funds.
  • Concord Pacific Holdings on the restructuring and/or refinancing of their real estate assets.