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Kristopher M. Simard


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

T: 403.298.3288
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 passed the Level I Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) exam prior to joining Bennett Jones.

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  • North West Redwater Partnership in connection with the private placement of $750 million aggregate principal amount of 2.80% Series J senior secured bonds due 2027 and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 3.65% Series K senior secured bonds due 2035.  Read more
  • Total Energy, in connection with its unsolicited takeover of Savanna Energy Services Corp.  Read more
  • DirectCash Payments Inc. in connection with its US$460 million acquisition by Cardtronics plc. Read more

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