Ravi Latour

Ravi Latour  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Ravi Latour is a senior associate in our Calgary office practicing primarily in the areas of Securities and Capital Markets and Energy Law. Ravi has assisted clients on a broad range of securities and corporate matters, including mergers, acquisitions and dispositions of both private and public companies; financing transactions including public and private offerings of debt and equity securities; and compliance with both corporate and securities regulatory requirements relating to stock exchange listings, corporate governance, continuous disclosure obligations and shareholders’ meetings.

Representative Work

  • ​Acts for issuers, underwriters and agents in connection with public and private equity and debenture financings.
  • Represents companies in mergers and acquisitions, including plans of arrangement, amalgamations and share purchase transactions.
  • Assists clients in the reorganization and restructuring of corporations, partnerships and other entities.
  • Advises companies in governance and compliance with corporate and securities regulatory requirements.
  • Acted for agents in connection with $84 million short form prospectus financing of Blackbird Energy Inc. in 2017.
  • ​Acted for Titan Medical Inc. in connection with its overnight marketed equity offerings in 2016 and 2017 by way of prospectus supplement for aggregate proceeds of over $48 million.
  • ​Acted for Birchcliff Energy Ltd. in connection with its short form prospectus offering of $691 million of subscription receipts in 2016.​
  • Acted for Kelt Exploration Ltd. in connection with its short form prospectus offering and concurrent private placement of $90 million principal amount of convertible debentures in 2016.
  • Acted for Strike Group Inc. in connection with its restructuring and partnership with TriWest Capital Partners in 2015.
  • Acted for Pepcap Resources, Inc. in connection with its acquisition of mining interests in Indonesia and concurrent subscription receipt financing in 2015.
  • Acted for Kelt Exploration Ltd. in its $307 million acquisition of Artek Exploration Inc. by way of plan of arrangement in 2015.
  • Acted for eQube Gaming Limited, a Hong Kong incorporated company, in connection with its qualifying transaction with eQube Software & Technology by way of three-cornered amalgamation in 2014.
  • Acted for Crowsnest Acquisition Corp., a capital pool company, in connection ​with its qualifying transaction by reverse takeover by Distinct Infrastructure Group Inc. (formerly QE2 Acquisition Corp.) in 2014.
  • Acted for underwriters in connection with $25 million short form prospectus financing of High Arctic Energy Services Inc. in 2014.​
  • Acted for Kelt Exploration Ltd. in its $165 million acquisition of a private Canadian oil and gas company with crude oil and natural gas assets located at Valhalla/La Glace in 2014.
  • Acted for a TSX issuer in its C$180 million acquisition of eight different business units from a private company in 2014.
  • Acted for Celtic Exploration Ltd. in connection with its $3.2 billion acquisition by ExxonMobil Canada Ltd. in 2013.

Publications & Presentations

  • Co-Author, "Simple Agreements for Tokens ("SAFTS") and the Regulatory Risk of ICOs and Token Sales ," BLG Publication, February 15, 2018.
  • Co-Author, "Critical Details of the Alberta Pipeline Safety Review," Canadian Institute, Pipeline Safety, May 2013
  • Co-Author, "Social License and Social Responsibility: Joint Canada/Alberta Implementation Plan for Oil Sands Monitoring," 2013 CERI Conference: The Age of Tight Oil: A Turning Point for North America, April 2013