Big Deals Q3 2021

Firms reported 64 big deals to Law Week in our Q3 survey, exactly meeting the number of deals we received last year. Last quarter, firms reported around 45 deals — but the uptick in deals last quarter over the 31 deals reported the previous year showed a noticeable return to the flow of business and legal transactions.

$120,000,000
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Client: Confidential
Team: John Elofson, partner; Mark Bussey, partner
Notes: DGS represented the management team in a buyout of a private company.

$48,000,000
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Client: Confidential
Team: John Elofson, partner; Bárbara Santisteban, associate; Jessica Dangoia-Crandall, associate
Notes: DGS represented the acquirer of a private technology company.

$271,000,000
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Client: Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation
Team: Sam Niebrugge, partner; Rachael Lechner, of counsel; Kelsey Johnson, associate
Other parties: McDermott Will & Emery in Houston represented the Seller
Notes: DGS represented Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation in its acquisition of oil and gas assets in the Williston Basin in North Dakota.

$40,600,000
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Client: Kostecki Brokerage Pty Ltd.
Team: Kristin Lentz, partner; Sam Seiberling, partner; John Elofson, partner; Evan Williams, associate; Michael Snider, partner
Other parties: Jaffe Raitt Heuer & Weiss, P.C, counsel to the company; Conner & Winters, LLP, counsel to the Special Committee of the Board of Directors
Notes: DGS represented Alloy Steel International, Inc. and its primary stockholder, Kostecki Brokerage Pty Ltd., in connection with the acquisition by KBPL of the non-controlling shareholders’ interests in the company. Based in Australia, Alloy Steel is the manufacturer of Arcoplate and provider of anti-wear and hang-up solutions to the mining and bulk materials industries. Under the merger agreement, the company’s stockholders, excluding KBPL and its affiliates, received $2.55 per share in cash upon completion of the transaction. DGS represented KBPL in connection with the negotiation and execution of the merger agreement, as well as worked with counsel for the company and the special committee of the company’s Board of Directors in the preparation and mailing of a proxy statement to the company’s stockholders.

Confidential
Ballard Spahr

Client: Ross Aviation Investment, LLC; Ross Avia
Team: Carin M. Cutler, partner; Edward J. Wegerson, senior counsel; Jonathan Flora, partner; Jonathan H. Evans; Kelly L. Herrmann, associate
Other parties: Stuart Jet Center; Greenspoon Marder LLP

Confidential
Holland & Hart

Client: Graham Group Ltd.
Team: Susan Oakes, partner; Anton Krayniy, law clerk; Ryan Nichols, of counsel; Sarah Haradon, partner; Trent Timmons, associate; Peter Perla, partner; Jeremy Merkelson, partner; Bryan Benard, partner; Ben Gibbons, associate; Sean Hanlon, partner; Dirk Gaspar, of counsel, Thomas Morales, associate; Matthew Cavarra, partner; Hao Wang, associate
Other parties: Milender White Inc.; Sherman & Howard L.L.C.
Notes: Holland & Hart represented Graham Group Ltd., a Canadian employee-owned construction solutions partner, in its acquisition of US-based Milender White Inc., a full-service, employee-owned real estate development and construction contractor. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Confidential
Holland & Hart

Client: Destination Pet
Team: Gabe Hamilton, partner; Claire Rosston, partner; Bret Busacker, partner; Matthew Cavarra, partner; Steven Clayton, of counsel; Linda Concannon, paralegal; Todd Criger, of counsel; Timothy Crisp, partner; Craig Dammeier, associate; Shad Edwards, associate; Arthur Hundhausen, partner; Darian Mendez, associate; William Smith, associate; Maureen Stringham, associate; Matthew Wirthlin, partner
Notes: Holland & Hart represented Destination Pet in its acquisition of six pet care facilities in Georgia, Illinois, Maryland, Florida, Texas and Colorado. These acquisitions are part of a series of acquisitions by Destination Pet to consolidate ownership of veterinary hospitals and pet care facilities for boarding, day care, grooming and other pet care services. Holland & Hart represents Destination Pet in all of its acquisitions in the U.S. These deals all closed between July 16 and Sept. 30.

$30,000,000
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Cartesian Royalty Holdings Pte. Ltd.
Team: Kendall Fisher, associate; Laura Gunn, partner; Tracey Jackson, paralegal; Nicholas Nash, associate; Kenneth Sam, partner; Joan Travostino, partner; Wells Parker, partner; Bri Whiting, associate
Other parties: Cartesian Capital Group and its subsidiary, CRH Funding II Pte. Ltd., Seller; Contango ORE, Inc., Buyer
Notes: Dorsey represented Cartesian Capital Group, a private equity firm headquartered in New York and its Singapore subsidiary, CRH Funding II Pte. Ltd., in the sale of 100% of the outstanding membership interests in Alaska Gold Torrent, LLC, a privately held gold mining company headquartered in Willow Creek, Alaska, to Contango ORE, Inc., a publicly held ore mining company headquartered in Houston. The purchase price was approximately $30 million.

$1,900,000,000
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Client: Clearway Energy, Inc.
Team: Jerry Farano, partner; Melissa Persons, associate; Nick Linke, associate; Sarah Ediger, associate; Lauren Trujillo, associate; Mike Cannon, associate; Josiah Bethards, associate; Doug Champion, partner; Michael Stahr, associate; Darius Mehraban, partner; Ruben Almaraz, associate; Kyle Guest, associate; Jeffrey Jakubiak, partner; Hillary Holmes, partner; Michael Collins, partner; Andrew Cline, counsel
Other parties: Kirkland & Ellis
Notes: Representation of Clearway Energy, Inc. on the $1.9 billion sale to KKR of its North American thermal energy business.

Confidential
Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Client: LT Trust
Team: Garth Jensen, partner; John Birkeland, partner; Mike Dubetz, partner; Danielle Johnson, associate
Other parties: American Trust Company; Kirkland & Ellis

$11,100,000
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Client: SLANG Worldwide, Inc.
Team: Michele Rowland, partner
Other parties: High Fidelity, Inc.; Foley Hoag, LLP, Gravel & Shea (counsel to High Fidelity)
Notes: The transaction will allow SLANG Worldwide Inc. to expand the operational footprint and add Vermont to existing core markets of Colorado and Oregon.

$12,235,000
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Client: Concrete Pumping Holdings dba Brundage-Bone Concrete Pumping, Inc.
Team: Michele Rowland, partner; Eric Robinson, associate; Therese Fox, associate; Danielle Henderson, associate; David Sausen, partner; Lauren Hoepfner, associate
Other parties: High Tech Concrete Pumping Services; Lloyd & Lorkowski as counsel to High Tech Concrete Pumping Services
Notes: Arnold & Porter represented Concrete Pumping Holdings in connection with its strategic acquisition of High Tech Concrete Pumping Services PCD, LLC. This acquisition is one in a series of strategic acquisitions to support the growing demand for infrastructure and construction services.

$161,000,000.00
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: HHG, Inc.
Team: Sonny Allison, partner; Amelia Davis, counsel; Tessa Bell, associate; David Manshardt, paralegal;
Notes: Represented Hydrofarm Holdings Group, Inc. in the acquisition of Aurora Innovations, LLC, formerly Aurora Innovations Inc., Aurora International, LLC, formerly Aurora International, Inc. and Gotham Properties LLC, an Oregon-based manufacturer and supplier of organic hydroponic products with locations in the U.S. and Canada.

Confidential
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: West Dermatology, LLC
Team: Andy Villier, partner; Anthony Zurcher, associate
Notes: Represented West Dermatology, LLC in its acquisition of Dermatology and Laser of Del Mar, Inc.

Confidential
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: Priority Ambulance, LLC
Team: Andy Villier, partner; Tom Murphy, associate
Notes: Represented Priority Ambulance, LLC in its acquisition of OnDemand Visit, Inc.

Confidential
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: BrandMaker Holdings, LP
Team: Kester Spindler, partner; Danielle Fortier, partner; Kaycie Rupp, associate; Chris Wittels, associate; Tim Day, associate
Notes: Represented Brandmaker Holdings, LP in its acquisition of Hive9.

Confidential
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: BrandMaker Holdings, LP
Team: Kester Spindler, partner; Danielle Fortier, partner; Blake Schell, associate
Notes: Represented Brandmaker Holdings, LP in its acquisition of Allocadia.

Confidential
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: Trademark Global and Bertram Capital
Team: Nate Ford, partner; Amelia Davis, Counsel; Chris Wittels, Associate
Other parties: Bolton Furniture
Notes: Represented Trademark Global, a portfolio company of Bertram Capital in the acquisition of Bolton Furniture.

Undisclosed
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Illumiti Corp.
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner; Jason Brenkert, partner; Ian Brown, associate; Gina Cornelio, partner; Aaron Goldstein, partner; Erikka Graves, paralegal; John Hollinrake Jr., partner; Charlene Krogh, partner; Michael Lindsay, partner; Tiffanie Pearson, paralegal; Michael Voves, partner; Bri Whiting, associate; Adam Wickens, associate
Other parties: Syntax Systems Ltd., Buyer
Notes: Dorsey represented Illumiti Corp., a privately held computer services provider of SAP systems integration and management consultancies based in Toronto, Canada, in its sale to Syntax Systems Ltd., a privately held computer services multi-cloud and multi-ERP managed cloud provider for applications based in Montreal, Canada. Syntax is a portfolio company of the private equity firm Novacap. Terms were not disclosed. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

$255,642,000
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Stikeman Elliott LLP
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner; John Hollinrake, Jr., partner
Other parties: Gran Colombia Gold Corp., buyer
Notes: Dorsey represented Gold X Mining Corp., a publicly held junior gold exploration mining company based in Vancouver, Canada, in the sale of all of its issued and outstanding common shares to Gran Colombia Gold Corp., a publicly held mid-tier gold and silver producer based in Toronto, Canada. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

$9,750,000
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. operating as Chalice Brands
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner; John Chase, partner; Christian Davis, associate; Tiffanie Pearson, paralegal; Sativa Rasmussen, associate; Sudeep Simkhada, associate; Michael Voves, partner
Other parties: SMS Ventures, LLC, Seller
Notes: Dorsey represented Golden Leaf Holdings Ltd. operating as Chalice Brands, a publicly held consumer-driven cannabis company specializing in production, processing, wholesale, distribution and retail based in Portland, Oregon, in the purchase of a 100% ownership in SMS Ventures, LLC, dba Homegrown Oregon, a privately held chain of retail dispensaries located in Salem, Oregon. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

$35,000,000
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Client: ServiceSource, Inc.
Team: Kristin Lentz, partner; Erin Simmons, partner; Christina Smith, associate
Other parties: Bank of America, N.A.; McGuireWoods LLP
Notes: The loan agreement provides for a senior secured revolving line of credit of $35 million and a $4 million letter of credit sublimit, and includes an accordion feature allowing the company, at its option, to increase the aggregate amount of the revolving line of credit by an additional $10 million to a maximum amount of $45 million.

$600,000,000
Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP

Client: D.R. Horton, Inc.
Team: Robyn Zolman, partner; Meredith Ashlock, associate; Sarah Ediger, associate
Other parties: Cahill Gordon & Reindel represented the underwriters
Notes: Gibson Dunn represented D.R. Horton in connection with its $600 million offering of 1.300% senior notes due 2026.

$350,000,000
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: Crocs Inc.
Team: Jason Day, partner; Ned Prusse, partner; Johnathan Schulman, counsel
Other parties: Morgan Stanley; Davis Polk
Notes: Represented Crocs Inc. in a debt finance offering of $350 million of 4.125% senior notes due 2031.

Undisclosed
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Ikanik Farms Inc.
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner; Jason Brenkert, partner; John Chase, partner; Christian Davis, associate; Stephanie Gambino, associate; James Guttman, partner; John Hollinrake, Jr., partner; Sudeep Simkhada, associate; Michael Voves, partner; Clark Yeh, associate
Other parties: Canadian Imperial Venture Corp.; Cannus Partners Inc., d/b/a Ikanik Farms Inc.
Notes: Dorsey advised Canadian Imperial Venture Corp., a publicly held vertically integrated cannabis cultivator, producer, distributor and dispensary based in Vancouver, Canada, in the purchase of all of the issued and outstanding securities of Cannus Partners Inc., d/b/a Ikanik Farms Inc., a privately held vertically integrated cannabis cultivator, producer, distributor and dispensary operator based in Corona, California. The transaction will result in a reverse takeover of Canadian Imperial by Cannus. Terms were not disclosed. This deal closed in Q1 2021.

Undisclosed
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Davies US Inc.
Team: Dave Mangum, partner; Leilani Argersinger, associate; Rebecca Bernhard, partner; Daniel Brown, partner; Austin Chambers, senior attorney; Gina Cornelio, partner; Christian Davies, associate; Amy Deveraux, associate; Anna Finstrom, associate; Stephanie Gambino, associate; Erikka Graves, paralegal; Deborah Howitt, partner; Charlene Krogh, partner; Michael Lindsay, partner; Marina Lyons; associate; Lizzy Magarian, associate; Kim Severson, partner; Bri Whiting, associate
Other parties: IAS Services Group, LLC, Seller
Notes: Dorsey represented Davies US Inc., a privately held insurance, claims and consulting services company headquartered in Wilmington, Delaware, in the purchase of IAS Services Group, LLC, a privately held third party disability claims and insurance services administrator based in San Antonio. Terms were not disclosed. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

$187,000,000
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Client: Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation
Team: Greg Danielson, partner; Sam Niebrugge, partner; Brian Annes, associate; Rachael Lechner, of counsel; Kelsey Johnson; associate
Other parties: Baker Botts in Houston represented the buyer
Notes: DGS represented Whiting Oil and Gas Corporation in its divestiture of Redtail leasehold interests and related assets, including associated midstream assets, located in the Denver-Julesburg Basin of Colorado.

$83,300,000
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Client: Tracker Resource Development III, LLC
Team: Sam Niebrugge, partner; Sam Seiberling, partner; Kristin Lentz, partner
Other parties: Jones & Keller represented the buyer
Notes: DGS represented Tracker Resource Development III, LLC in its divestiture of oil and gas assets located in the Midland Basin.

Confidential
Holland & Hart

Client: Healthcare Building Solutions
Team: Chris Groll, partner; Amos Barclay, partner; Robert Denzer, associate
Other parties: Latticework Capital Management; McGuireWoods LLP
Notes: Holland & Hart represented Healthcare Building Solutions, a provider of project management, transition planning and facility activation services, medical equipment planning and turn-key development services, in a strategic investment by Latticework Capital Management, a Dallas-based private equity firm.

$6,000,000
Moye White LLP

Client: King Paul 1, LLC, Jacobs Colorado LLC and IVE Colorado LLC
Team: Matt Dillman, partner; Georginne Dudash, associate
Other parties: Bromley Owner, LP
Notes: Moye White represented the seller of land for development in Brighton, Colorado.

$6,000,000
Moye White LLP

Client: Anonymous
Team: Matt Dillman, partner; Georginne Dudash, associate
Other parties: Anonymous
Notes: Moye White represented the seller of two commercial properties in Colorado.

Confidential
Holland & Hart

Client: Pacific Pipe Company, Inc.
Team: James Crowe, partner; Nate Davis, associate; David Garcia, partner; Robert Denzer, associate; Andrew Murray, paralegal; Jordan Bunch, partner; Trent Timmons, associate; Peter Perla, partner; Cory Talbot, partner; Brad Williams, partner; Maggie Master, associate
Notes: Holland & Hart represented Pacific Pipe Company, Inc., a Hawaii-based distributor of engineered construction products serving municipalities and contractors.

Confidential
Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Client: Milender White Inc.
Team: Greg Ramos, partner; Bill Peffer, partner; Mike Dubetz, partner; Elaine Nolen, associate
Other parties: Graham Income Trust; Holland & Hart

Confidential
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: Trimble Inc.
Team: Jeff Beuche, partner; Amelia Davis, counsel; Elizabeth Dietz, associate; Thomas Murphy, associate
Other parties: Randall-Reilly
Notes: Represented Trimble Inc. in connection with the sale of its Iron Solutions business to Randall-Reilly.

$1,500,000,000
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: Rubicon Technology Management LLC
Team: Nate Ford, partner, Kester Spindler, partner; Danielle Fortier, partner; Blake Schell, associate; Kaycie Rupp, associate
Other parties: Schneider Electric Foundries LLC
Notes: Represented Rubicon Technology Management, LLC in connection with the sale of Uplight to Schneider Electric Founderies LLC.

Confidential
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: Registrar TopCo, LLC and Bertram Capital
Team: Nate Ford, partner
Other parties: Paine Schwartz Partners; Morrison & Foerster LLP
Notes: Represented Betram Capital in connection with the sale of Registrat Corp to Paine Schwartz Partners.

Confidential
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: Post Road Group LLC
Team: Andrew Villier, partner; Amelia Davis, counsel
Other parties: Bain Capital Credit, LP; Surf Air Wireless Holdings, LLC; Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Notes: Represented Post Road Group LLC, a private equity sponsor, in its sale of a majority interest in Surf Air Wireless Holdings, LLC to funds affiliated with Bain Capital Credit, LP.

$120,000,000
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Client: Tellurian Inc.
Team: John Elofson, partner; Edward Shaoul, associate; Rob McCary, associate
Other parties: B. Riley Securities was the underwriter; Davis Polk
Notes: DGS represented the issuer in a public offering of common stock.

$30,000,000
Holland & Hart

Client: SunShare, LLC
Team: Billi McCullough, partner; Chris Groll, partner; Adam Cohen, partner
Other parties: Ember Infrastructure; Wilson Sonsini
Notes: Holland & Hart represented Denver-based SunShare, LLC, the nation's oldest and largest residential community solar company, in securing a $30 million equity commitment from Ember Infrastructure, a New York-based private equity firm.

$52,000,000
Holland & Hart

Client: Powerplant Ventures
Team: Chuck Cotter, partner; Brett Bromann, associate; Nicki Cerasoli, of counsel; Peter Perla, partner
Notes: Holland & Hart represented PowerPlant Ventures, a growth equity firm that invests in emerging consumer wellness companies, in the $52 million Series C financing round of Miyoko’s Creamery, a dairy food company revolutionizing the dairy industry by combining innovative technology with age-old creamery methods to craft plant-based cheese and butter. As lead investor, PowerPlant Ventures invested $40 million, with Cult Capital, Obvious Ventures, Stray Dog and CPT Capita filling out the round.

$150,000,000 (strategic investment)
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Client: RIV Capital
Team: Michele Rowland, partner; Whitney Debevoise, partner; Therese Fox, associate; Eric Robinson, associate; Chris Allen, partner; Justin Hedge, counsel; Evelina Norwinski, partner; Ryan White, associate; Ed Aro, senior counsel; Rachel Ryan, associate
Other parties: Hawthorne Collective; Paul Weiss (Hawthorne); Davies (Canadian co-counsel for RIV Capital)
Notes: Arnold & Porter represented RIV Capital, a publicly traded investment firm based in Canada, in a strategic investment by The Hawthorne Collective, a cannabis-focused subsidiary of Scotts Miracle-Gro.

$1,500,000,000
Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Client: AES Corporation
Team: Ron Levine, partner; Evan Leitch, senior associate; Carlyn Williams, senior associate; Therese Fox, associate; David Sausen, partner; Anna Parnes, associate; Jeffrey London, partner; Megan Juel, senior associate; Axel Gutermuth, partner; Justin Hedge, counsel; Charlotte Simphal, counsel; Tom McSorley, senior associate
Other parties: Uplight, Inc.; Schneider Electric S.E.; Coatue Management LLC; Inclusive Capital Partners Fund II; Schneider Electric S.E.- Debevoise & Plimpton; Coatue Management LLC - Simpson Thacher; Inclusive Capital Partners Fund II - Kirkland & Ellis LLP; Uplight, Inc. - Perkins Coie
Notes: Arnold & Porter advised AES on its strategic investment in Uplight Inc., an-end-to-end energy solutions company focused on energy efficiency and reducing carbon emissions. The deal, which was announced on March 3, values Uplight at approximately $1.5 billion. Originally, Arnold & Porter assisted AES on its control investment in Uplight’s predecessor, Simple Energy, and then on Simple Energy’s subsequent merger with Tendril Networks, which created Uplight.

Confidential
Perkins Coie LLP

Client: Provenance Digital
Team: Nate Ford, partner; Jim Brenner, partner
Other parties: Fireclay Tile; Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck LLP
Notes: Represented Provenance Digital in a minority investment in Fireclay Tile.

$9,171,200
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: NewCore Gold Ltd.
Team: Kenneth Sam, lead partner
Other parties: Cormark Securities Inc. - Underwriter; Haywood Securities Inc. - Underwriter; Raymond James & Associates, Inc. - Underwriter; Sprott; Capital Partners - Underwriter; Stifel GMP – Underwriter
Notes: Dorsey served as U.S. Counsel for Issuer in a $9,171,220 Bought Deal Public Offering for 19,167,050 Common Shares, including exercise of the over-allotment option, issued by Newcore Gold Ltd.

$11,500,920
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Cabral Gold Inc.
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner; Leigh Snyder, paralegal
Other parties: Cormark Securities Inc. - Underwriter; Paradigm Capital, Inc. - Underwriter; Research Capital Corporation, Underwriter
Notes: Dorsey served as U.S. Counsel for Issuer in a $11,500,920 Bought Deal Public Offering for 21,298,000 Units, including Exercise of an Over-Allotment Option, issued by Cabral Gold Inc.

No Value Assigned
Davis Graham & Stubbs LLP

Client: Crowheart Energy, LLC
Team: Kristin Lentz, partner; Sam Niebrugge, partner; Sam Seiberling, partner; Brian Annes, associate; Michael Snider, partner; David Weil, of counsel; Brett Painter, partner
Other parties: The Williams Companies Inc.; Porter Hedges
Notes: DGS represented Crowheart Energy, LLC in an upstream joint venture with The Williams Companies Inc. with respect to assets in the Wamsutter Field in Wyoming. The joint venture involves the consolidation of over 1.2 million net acres and 3,500 operating wells. Initially, Crowheart and Williams will own 25% and 75% respective interests, and Crowheart may increase its ownership through performance under an agreed upon development program. Crowheart will be the operator of the upstream assets.

$4,500,000
Holland & Hart

Client: Comrit Investments I, LP
Team: Amos Barclay, partner; Will Vlautin, associate
Notes: Holland & Hart represented Comrit Investments I, LP in three tender offers for shares of non-traded REITs. These offers resulted in the purchase by Comrit of shares in KBS Real Estate Investment Trust II, Inc., Pacific Oak Strategic Opportunity REIT, Inc., SmartStop Self Storage REIT, Inc. and Griffin Realty Trust, Inc. These deals all closed between July 16 and Sept. 30.

Confidential
Holland & Hart

Client: Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc.
Team: Stephanie Edinger, partner; Ashley Wald, partner
Notes: Holland & Hart represented Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative, Inc. in its power purchase agreement with Clēnera’s affiliate, Rustic Hills Solar LLC. The Rustic Hills Solar PPA has a 20-year contract term and is Hoosier Energy’s first PPA with Clēnera, a developer of large-scale solar and storage projects and a subsidiary of Enlight Renewable Energy LTD. Hoosier Energy, a not-for-profit generation and transmission cooperative, provides electric power and services to 18 not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative owners throughout central and southern Indiana and southeastern Illinois. Rustic Hills Solar will occupy approximately 640 acres of private land in Warrick County, Indiana. It is estimated that the project will be commercially operational by the end of 2023. The Rustic Hills Solar facility is anticipated to deliver 120 MWDC of reliable, affordable, clean energy to Hoosier Energy’s members, generating enough power to meet the needs of 17,000+ homes.

$350,000,000
Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Client: MDC Holdings
Team: Garth Jensen, partner; Mike Dubetz, partner; Peter Cal, partner
Other parties: Citigroup Global Markets Inc.; U.S. Bancorp Investments, Inc.; Truist Securities, Inc.; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

$125,000,000
Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Client: MDC Holdings
Team: Garth Jensen, partner; Jackie Benson, consulting attorney; Mike Dubetz, partner; Peter Cal, partner
Other parties: Citigroup Global Markets Inc.; Cahill Gordon & Reindel LLP

Confidential
Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Client: Morton Publishing Company
Team: Garth Jensen, partner; Ken Siegel, partner; Mike Dubetz, partner; Danielle Johnson, associate
Other parties: TopHatMonocleCorp.; Labarge Weinstein LLP

Confidential
Sherman & Howard L.L.C.

Client: Providence Venture Partnerships, LLC
Team: Bill Peffer, partner; Lyle Wallace, partner
Other parties: L5 Fitness

$12,000,000
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Gold Mountain Mining Corp.
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner; Jason Brenkert, partner
Other parties: Canaccord Genuity Corp. - Underwriter; Eight Capital - Underwriter; Red Cloud Securities Inc. - Underwriter
Notes: Dorsey served as U.S. counsel for issuer in a $12,000,000 Bought Deal Private Placement for 4,255,190 units and 1,326,450 flow-through units, including exercise of the underwriters' option, issued by Gold Mountain Mining Corp. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

$10,119,350
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Minehub Technologies, Inc.
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner; Tiffanie Pearson, paralegal
Other parties: BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. - Agent; Canaccord Genuity Corp. - Agent; Eventus Capital Corp. - Agent; Haywood Securities Inc. - Agent; Red Cloud Securities Inc. - Agent
Notes: Dorsey served as U.S. counsel for issuer in $10,119,350 Brokered Private Placement for 9,200,000 subscription receipts and a Non-Brokered Private Placement of 919,350 subscription receipts issued by Minehub Technologies Inc. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

$12,111,000
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Canaccord Genuity Corp.
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner
Other parties: Canaccord Genuity Corp. - Underwriter; Echelon Wealth Partners Inc. - Underwriter; Sprott Capital Partners - Underwriter
Notes: Dorsey served as counsel for underwriter Canaccord Genuity Corp. in a $12,111,000 Bought Deal Private Placement for 16,667,000 common shares issued by Pan Global Resources Inc. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

$10,000,000
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Blackrock Silver Corp.
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner; Tiffanie Pearson, paralegal
Other parties: Canaccord Genuity Corp. - Underwriter; Red Cloud Securities Inc. - Underwriter
Notes: Dorsey served as U.S counsel for issuer in a $10,000,000 Bought Deal Private Placement for 13,333,334 units, including exercise of an over-allotment issued by Blackrock Silver Corp. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

Undisclosed
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Contact Gold Corp.
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner; Ian Brown, associate; Aaron Goldstein, partner; John Hollinrake, Jr., partner; Tiffanie Pearson, paralegal; Michael Voves, partner
Notes: Dorsey represented Contact Gold Corp., a publicly held gold exploration mining company based in Vancouver, Canada, in its reorganization. The reorganization consisted of the redomicile from the State of Nevada to the province of British Columbia. Terms were not disclosed. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

$28,054,800
Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Client: Nexe Innovations Inc.
Team: Kenneth Sam, partner
Other parties: Canaccord Genuity Corp. - Underwriter; Haywood Securities Inc. - Underwriter; PI Financial Corp. - Underwriter
Notes: Counsel for underwriter Canaccord Genuity Corp., in a $28,054,800 Bought Deal Public Offering, including exercise of the over-allotment for 17,250,000 units issued by Nexe Innovations Inc. This deal closed in Q2 2021.

 

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