Kelly R. Ford advises on private equity transactions, public and private mergers and acquisitions and corporate and securities matters.
Kelly has experience advising strategic and financial buyers and sellers operating in principally the resource, energy services and technology sectors with respect to public and private merger and acquisition transactions, including unsolicited takeover bids, plans of arrangement and asset and share purchase transactions. Kelly also advises on all aspects of routine and transactional corporate and securities matters, including ongoing business planning and governance issues.
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Kelly practised in Vancouver, British Columbia, at a major Canadian law firm and a boutique firm specializing in private equity and corporate and securities law.
- Marquee Energy Ltd., in connection with its business combination with Alberta Oilsands Inc. by way of court-approved plan of arrangement. Read more
- TriWest Capital Partners, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, in connection with the acquisition of Bull Moose Capital Ltd. Read more
Counsel to Patterson-UTI Energy, Inc., a publicly-listed, Houston-based drilling services company, in connection with its acquisition of drilling technologies companies Warrior Rig Ltd., Warrior Manufacturing Services Ltd. and certain related subsidiaries. Read more
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