Kathleen Cloutier
Associate | Calgary
Calgary: 403-260-9670

Kathleen practices in the area of corporate and securities law. Her primary focus is on securities law and business law matters in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, capital market transactions and corporate governance. Kathleen also provides ongoing advice to clients regarding securities regulatory compliance and general corporate and commercial matters.

Prior to joining Blakes, Kathleen worked in the legal department of a large Canadian pension fund.


Recent representative transactions include advising:

  • Kinder Morgan, Inc. on its C$1.7-billion initial public offering of restricted voting shares of Kinder Morgan Canada Limited and subsequent C$300-million preferred share offering by Kinder Morgan Canada Limited

  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation on its C$9.3-billion acquisition of Veresen Inc.

  • Exxon Mobil Corporation on its US$2.5-billion acquisition of InterOil Corporation

  • Trican Well Service Ltd. on its C$637-million acquisition of Canyon Services Group Inc.

  • Suncor Energy Inc. on its unsolicited C$6.6-billion take-over bid and subsequent negotiated acquisition of Canadian Oil Sands Limited

  • BluEarth Renewables Inc. on its buyout by Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan

  • Encana Corporation on its C$1.44-billion cross-border offering of common shares

  • Suncor Energy Inc. on its C$1 billion offering of medium term notes

  • Pembina Pipeline Corporation on its C$500 million offering of medium term notes

  • Various private companies in connection with restructuring transactions, private equity financings and private placements

  • Private companies across various industries in respect of general corporate matters