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L. Alan Rautenberg


M&A, Takeover, Public Debt, Financing and Investment Structure Tax Lawyer at Bennett Jones Calgary

T: 403.298.2067

Alan Rautenberg provides tax planning advice with respect to domestic and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, public debt and equity financing structures and reorganizations as well as advising on cross-border investment structures.

Alan acts for public corporations, large, closely-held companies and private equity funds.

He has particular experience with mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, and securities and financing transactions in the energy and natural resources sector, acting for oil and gas, mining and alternative energy companies. Alan has provided tax advice on the formation of several royalty trusts, including foreign asset investment trusts, and has advised on acquisition, disposition, merger and financing transactions involving royalty trusts.

He contributes regularly to tax publications and has spoken and presented papers at tax conferences sponsored by the Canadian Tax Foundation and the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society.

Select Experience

  • Construction and sale of a 50 MW ground-mount solar PV power project to GE Capital.
  • Construction and sale of a 40 MW ground-mount solar PV power project to NexEra Resources.
  • First Solar Inc. in connection with the development, permitting, financing and divestiture of an Ontario-based 50 MW solar energy facility to a partnership consisting of GE Energy and Plutonic Holdings for a purchase price of approximately $400 million.

Recent Publications

Recent Recognitions

  • LexisNexis Martindale-Hubbell

    L. Alan Rautenberg, received a BV Distinguished Peer Review Rating
  • 2017, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

    L. Alan Rautenberg, consistently recommended, Corporate Tax
  • 2017, Lexpert/Report on Business Special Edition - Canada's Leading Corporate Lawyers

    L. Alan Rautenberg, recognized as one of Canada's leading Corporate lawyers

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