Martin Mix Partner


Speaks:  English

Year of Call: 2002 - Alberta

Primary phone: +1 403-298-1853

Fax: +1 403-695-3531

Email: martin.mix@gowlingwlg.com

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Primary office:  Calgary



Martin Mix

Martin Mix is a partner in Gowling WLG's Calgary office and a member of the firm's Corporate Finance and M&A Group. His practice focuses on domestic and cross-border corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions transactions, as well as private equity transactions.

Martin also acts for public and private issuers, as well as underwriters on a range of transactional matters, including public and private debt and equity offerings, reorganizations and recapitalizations. Martin also regularly provides advice on corporate governance and securities regulatory compliance matters to various issuers.

Prior to joining Gowling WLG, Martin practised at the Calgary office of another national law firm.

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Memberships

  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Martin has spoken at a number of conferences, including the following:

  • LexisNexis Cross-Border M&A 2010, "Maximizing Natural Resource Cross-Border M&A Excellence - Case Study," Seoul, January 27, 2010
  • Energy M&A Forum: International Outlook: "Rising Stars in Cross-Border M&A," Houston, February 2, 2011
  • Oilweek 2012 Top 100: "Offshore Investment- Upstream Assets"

Martin has acted for:

  • a private equity fund in connection with its acquisition of 70% of a private energy services corporation for approximately $30 million
  • a private oil and gas exploration and production corporation in connection with a $100-million financing
  • Orion Oil & Gas Corporation in connection with its acquisition by WestFire Energy Ltd. by way of plan of arrangement
  • a publicly listed energy services corporation in connection with its acquisition of a private energy services company by way of plan of arrangement
  • the underwriters in connection with the public offering of $150 million aggregate principal amount of 5.75% unsecured subordinated convertible debentures by Provident Energy Ltd.
  • a private equity firm in connection with its acquisition of $300 million of oil sands equipment by way of plan of arrangement
  • the underwriters in connection with the public offering of $60 million of convertible debentures by Paramount Energy Trust
  • Sinopec in connection with its successful $10.3 billion take-over bid for all the issued and outstanding common shares of Addax Petroleum Corporation
  • Sabretooth Energy Ltd. in connection with its recapitalization and related offering of $46 million of subscription receipts
  • Sinopec in connection with its successful $2.0 billion take-over bid for all the issued and outstanding common shares of Tanganyika Oil and Gas Company Ltd
  • Altagas Income Trust in connection with the issue and sale of $200 million of medium term notes
  • Wellco Energy Services Trust in connection with its acquisition by Peak Energy Services Trust by plan of arrangement
  • AltaGas Income Trust in connection with its successful take-over bid for all the issued and outstanding limited partnership units of Taylor NGL Limited Partnership
  • Caza Oil & Gas, Inc. in connection with its initial public offering of $15 million of common shares
  • North American Oil Sands Corporation in connection with the private placement of $381.5 million of common shares and in connection with its $2.2 billion acquisition by Statoil
  • the underwriters in connection with the initial public offering and secondary offering of $66 million of trust units of Blackwatch Energy Services Trust
  • the underwriters in connection with the initial public offering of $140 million of trust units of Petrowest Energy Services Trust