Date closed: 8/31/2018

Value: C$4.5 billion

On May 28, 2018, the Government of Canada announced its C$4.5 billion purchase of Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain Pipeline to enable its inter-provincial expansion and selected BLG as its legal representation to support the purchase.

BLG's involvement in the deal was a nationwide, multidisciplinary effort, involving a team of legal professionals including 15 experts across fields such as Oil and Gas, Securities and Capital Markets, Regulatory, Commercial Litigation, Public-Private Infrastructure Projects and Labour and Employment. This multidisciplinary group worked with the federal government to secure one of the largest transactions in the energy sector.

BLG represented the Government of Canada with a team led by Kent Howie and included Peter Bryan, Miles Pittman, Donald Bird, Peter Bryan, Robert Shouldice, Alan Ross, Melinda Park, Stefan Timms, Lindsay Holmes, Chidinma Thompson, Scott Robson, Xiaodi Jin, Ravi Latour, Josh Weinberger, Bill Woodhead, Laurie Robson, Andrew Harrison, Jeff Taylor, Steve Bodi, Bradon Willms, Bruce Fowler, Victoria Smith, Nadia Effendi, Alfred Page, Shane Barnes, Steve Suarez, Kim Maguire, Ramsey Glass and David Camp.