Kristopher Simard's practice focuses on private equity transactions, public and private mergers and acquisitions (M&A), corporate finance and other corporate and securities law matters.
Kris assists domestic and international private equity firms and public and private companies on a broad range of transactional matters, including public and private M&A transactions and debt and equity securities offerings. Kris also assists clients with general corporate and securities law matters, including corporate governance issues and compliance with continuance disclosure obligations and stock exchange policies.
Kris's practice is complemented by his background in finance, having completed the Level I Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam prior to joining Bennett Jones.
- DirectCash Payments Inc. in connection with its US$460 million acquisition by Cardtronics plc. Read more
- 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
- TriWest Capital Partners, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, in connection with the acquisition of Bull Moose Capital Ltd. Read more
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