Jeffrey Taylor  


Executive Summary

Jeff Taylor is an associate in the Calgary office of Borden Ladner Gervais LLP where he practices in the Securities and Capital Markets group. Jeff has experience acting for both public and private companies on a range of securities and corporate matters including mergers and acquisitions, go-pubic transactions, financings transactions including both public and private offerings or debt and equity securities, corporate reorganizations and corproate governance. Jeff also leads BLG's Startup and Grow Program in Calgary and has experience acting for start-up companies and venture funds on a variety of matters including corporate structuring, financing and general corporate matters.

Jeff has also worked with court appointed-receivers and monitors on both domestic and cross-border insolvencies and he has been involved with various restructurings and liquidations.

Representative Work

  • The Government of Canada in its $4.5 Billion acquisition of the Trans Mountain and Puget Sound Pipelines, and related terminals.
  • Acting for public and private companies in connection with financings, mergers and acquisitions and share purchase transactions.
  • Represents companies in mergers and acquisitions, including plans of arrangement, amalgamations and share purchase transactions.
  • Assists clients in the reorganizing and restructuring of corporations, partnerships and other entities.
  • Advising clients in respect of governance and compliance with corporate and securities regulatory requirements.
  • Acts for issuers, underwriters and agents in connection with public and private equity and debenture offerings.
  • Acted for Kalytera Therapeutics, Inc in connection with its reverse take-over of Santa Maria Petroleum Inc.
  • Acted for Strike Group Inc. in connection with its restructuring and partnership with TriWest Capital Partners in 2015.
  • Advises start-up companies on various matters including incorporation, seed financing, intellectual property protection and employment related matters.
  • Acted as counsel to an oil and gas company in connection with their initial asset purchase valued at approximately $56 million.
  • Acting as counsel to the court-appointed monitor in the cross-border restructuring of Sanjel Corporation and related entities under the CCAA and Chapter 15 of the US Bankruptcy Code.
  • Acting as counsel to the court-appointed receiver in the receivership of Spyglass Resources Corp.

Publications & Presentations