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Kelly R. Ford


Private Equity, M&A, Corporate and Securities Lawyer at Bennett Jones Calgary

T: 403.298.3364

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.

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  • PointNorth Capital in connection with its successful proxy contest for renewal of the board of directors of Liquor Stores N.A. Ltd.
  • Morgan Stanley in connection with the formation of North Haven Real Estate Fund IX.
  • Marquee Energy Ltd., in connection with its business combination with Alberta Oilsands Inc. by way of court-approved plan of arrangement. Read more

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