ProfessionalsAndrew J. Foley

Partner

Tel: +1-212-373-3078
Fax: +1-212-492-0078
afoley@paulweiss.com

+1-212-373-3078
New York

1285 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019-6064
Fax: +1-212-492-0078

Toronto

Toronto-Dominion Centre, 77 King Street West, Suite 3100
Toronto, Ontario M5K 1J3
Tel: +1-416-504-0523
Fax: +1-416-352-6153

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A partner in the Corporate Department and a member of the Canadian Practice Group, Andrew primarily practices in Capital Markets and Securities. Andrew works in the New York and the Toronto offices of Paul, Weiss, and is recognized as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 and Chambers Global. Andrew is a member of the Risk Oversight Governance Board of CPA Canada and a member of the University of Toronto Law Alumni Council. He has served as the U.S. legal representative to the Ontario Securities Commission’s Securities Advisory Council and has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the McGill University Faculty of Law.

EXPERIENCE

Andrew has recently represented the following companies:

  • Aritzia in the initial public offering in Canada and U.S. private placement of subordinate voting shares by selling shareholders;
  • Baytex Energy in its $2.4 billion acquisition of Aurora Oil & Gas and its associated $1.5 billion offering of subscription receipts;
  • Baytex Energy, Compton Petroleum, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, Harvest Energy, NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul CorporationParamount Resources, Riverside Forest Products, Taseko Mining, and Western Oil Sands in their respective offerings of high-yield debt securities;
  • Canadian Natural Resources in the establishment of its debt shelf and various public offerings in the United States of debt securities;
  • Canadian Oil Sands in multiple offerings in the United States under Rule 144A of debt securities;
  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company in the establishment of its debt shelf and various public offerings in the United States of debt securities;
  • Cenovus Energy in the establishment of its debt shelf and various public and private offerings in the United States of debt securities;
  • EnCana in its $7.1 billion acquisition of Athlon Energy Inc.;
  • EnCana and Cenovus Energy in their multi-billion dollar reorganization and financing transaction to create two separate Canadian and U.S. public companies;
  • EnCana and EnCana Holdings Finance in the establishment of their respective debt shelves and various public offerings in the United States of debt securities;
  • Hudson's Bay Company in its initial public offering in Canada and Rule 144A and U.S. private placement of common shares;
  • Husky Energy in the establishment of its debt shelf and various public offerings in the United States of debt securities;
  • Nexen in its $15.1 billion acquisition by China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC);
  • Pembina Pipeline in its $3.8 billion acquisition of Provident Energy and in various equity offerings;
  • Pengrowth Energy in its reorganization transaction, acquisition of NAL Energy and its various equity offerings;
  • Performance Sports Group (formerly Bauer Performance Sports) in its initial public offering in the United States and in its subsequent Chapter 11 reorganization;
  • Primaris Retail REIT in its $3 billion acquisition by H&R REIT and Kingsett Capital;
  • Shell Canada in the Cdn.$8.2 billion acquisition by Royal Dutch Shell of the 22 percent stake in Shell Canada it did not previously own;
  • Telus in multiple public offerings of debt securities in Canada and the United States;
  • TriWest Capital Partners, along with a consortium of minority co-investors, in its acquisition and related debt financing of a controlling stake in NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation (NCSG); and
  • Wheaton Precious Metals (formerly known as Silver Wheaton) in multiple public and private offerings of equity securities in the United States.

In addition, Andrew has recently represented the following underwriters:

  • A major investment bank in the $450 million offering by Paramount Resources of high yield debt securities;
  • ABN AMRO, Citi, JP Morgan and other major investment banks in multiple offerings by Petro-Canada of debt securities;
  • Bank of America, Merrill Lynch, Citi, Goldman, Sachs & Co. and a major Canadian investment bank  in multiple offerings by Talisman Energy of debt securities;
  • Canaccord Adams and Piper Jaffray in the $129 million public offering in Canada and U.S. IPO of Dragonwave;
  • Citigroup Global Markets, a major Canadian investment bank and TD Securities in Air Canada's Cdn.$525 million initial public offering in Canada and U.S. private placement;
  • Citi, JP Morgan, Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley in multiple offerings by Suncor Energy of debt securities; and
  • Macquarie Capital Markets Canada, Genuity Capital Markets and GMP Securities in the Cdn.$1.56 billion sale of Goldcorp's 48 percent stake in Silver Wheaton Corp. in public offerings in Canada and the United States.

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