Date closed: 5/1/2015

Value: C$587.5 million

On May 1, 2015 Whitecap Resources Inc. (Whitecap) completed the acquisition of Beaumont Energy Inc. (Beaumont) pursuant to a plan of arrangement for approximately C$587.5 million.

Whitecap, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, is a dividend paying oil-weighted company with properties in Alberta and west central Saskatchewan.

Beaumont, headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, is a concentrated, high netback, light oil-weighted Viking focused company with operations primarily in the Kerrobert area of west central Saskatchewan.

BLG represented Beaumont with a team led by William C. Guinan that included Steve G. Pearson, Louise K. Lee, Michael Saliken, Peter Newman, Lindsay Holmes and Jean-Philippe Couture.