Peter Newman

Peter Newman  

Senior Associate

Executive Summary

Peter Newman is a senior associate in our Securities and Capital Markets Group in our Calgary office. Peter is developing a corporate law practice and 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

  • Mergers and acquisitions, including plans of arrangement, amalgamations and share purchase transactions.
  • Reorganization and restructuring of corporations, partnerships and other entities.
  • Governance and compliance with corporate and securities regulatory requirements.
  • Acted for Front Range Resources Ltd. (formerly Stonehaven Exploration Ltd.) in connection with its acquisition of Deventa Energy Inc.
  • Acted for Front Range Resources Ltd. in connection with its short form prospectus offering of $20 million of common shares and its private placement offering of $2 million of common shares.
  • Acted for Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc. in connection with its reverse take-over of Santa Maria Petroleum Inc.
  • Acted for underwriters in connection with $15.6 million financing of Mosaic Capital Corporaiton in November 2016.
  • Acted for a TSXV listed company in connection with a short form prospectus offering of $80.6 million of common shares.
  • Acted for Beaumont Energy Inc. in connection with its $517mm acquisition by Whitecap Resources Inc. in 2015.
  • Acting for start-ups across all industries.
  • Acted for AltaLink, L.P. and its subsidiaries in connection with their aggregate $1b medium term note offerings.
  • Acted for a TSX issuer in the acquisition of various companies operating in the oil and gas sector.
  • Acted for public and private issuers in the acquisition of companies operating in the oil and gas sector and the information technology sector.
  • Acted for Kelt Exploration Ltd. with respect to several offerings including a private placement offering of $147 million of common shares and flow-through shares, a private placement offering of $101.06 million of subscription receipts, a private placement offering of C$111.6 million of common shares and flow-through shares and short form prospectus offering of $86.5 million of common shares.
  • Acted for a private oil and gas company with respect of its take-over bid for another private oil and gas company.