Braden Sheps Associate

Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2014 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1921

Fax: +1 403-263-9193


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Primary office:  Calgary

Braden Sheps

Braden Sheps joined the Gowling WLG Calgary lending team in January 2020 after spending the previous four years working in private practice in London, UK.

Braden has represented issuers, lenders and sponsors in various banking and finance transactions including syndicated loans, leveraged buy-outs, bank/bond transactions, super senior credit facilities and asset based loan transactions. He has acted as lead and local counsel on numerous multi-jurisdictional transactions and has negotiated and drafted documentation for transactions with aggregate deal values ranging from £125 million to over €10 billion.

Career & Recognition

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  • 2014

    • Qualifications (Year of Call/Admission, etc.)
      Year of Call, Alberta
  • 2013

    • Education
      University of Alberta, JD
  • 2009

    • Education
      University of Alberta, B.Comm. (with distinction)

Representative Work

Recent representative work includes:

  • Counsel in 2021 to Pipestone Energy Corp., an oil and gas exploration and production company, on the amendment and restatement (and renewal) of its syndicated borrowing base credit facilities with a syndicate of banks, re-affirming its borrowing base at $225 million.
  • Counsel in 2021 to the administrative agents and lending syndicates for borrowing base financings provided to two energy companies in connection with their successful joint acquisition of key strategic energy interests in northwest Alberta
  • Counsel in 2020 to the agent and lending syndicate for $121 million senior secured acquisition and development credit facilities in respect of an Edmonton commercial leasing project and future condominium development
  • Advising a newly formed venture capital fund in connection with its inaugural acquisition of a food distribution business and securing a receivables financing for the group’s ongoing working capital needs.
  • Representing an online company in connection with the refinancing of its $120,000,000 senior secured term loan.