Keith Chatwin

Keith R. Chatwin Partner

Keith Chatwin


  • University of British Columbia (LL.B. 1997)
  • University of British Columbia (MBA 1997)
  • University of British Columbia (B.Sc. 1993)

Bar Admission

  • Alberta, 1998
Representative Work
  • Baytex Energy Corp. in its all-stock acquisition of Raging River Exploration Inc. to create a combined organization with an enterprise value of approximately C$5B.
  • Sterling Resources Ltd. in its reverse take-over of PetroTal Ltd. on the TSX-V and concurrent acquisition of certain Peruvian oil and gas assets of Gran Tierra Energy Inc.
  • AltaGas Ltd. in its C$8.4B cross-border acquisition of WGL Holdings, Inc., including related financing, consisting of a US$4.95B bridge facility, a C$2.1B bought deal public offering of subscription receipts and a concurrent C$400M private placement of subscription receipts to OMERS.
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  • Chambers Canada 2019 as a leading lawyer in Corporate/Commercial (Alberta).

  • International Financial Law Review’s IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2019 as a notable practitioner in Capital Markets: Equity and Mergers and Acquisitions. 
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 as a leading lawyer in Corporate Commercial Law, Corporate Mid-Market, Corporate Finance & Securities and Derivative Instruments.
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Speaking Engagements
  • “Public venture capital - why, how … and why (again)?”, Toronto Stock Exchange and TSX Venture Exchange, Austin, November 2018.
  • “Trends in Governance”, Donnelley Financial Solutions, Calgary, November 2018.
  • “Private Placements: Exempt Market Rules and Strategies”, Osgoode Hall Law School, Intensive Course in Canadian Securities Law and Practice, Toronto, September 2016.
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