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Ahmed Elsaghir

Ahmed Elsaghir
Ahmed Elsaghir Associate | Calgary
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Ahmed's recent representative experience includes advising or representing:

  • Cenovus Energy Inc. on its C$711-million acquisition of warrants from Hutchison Whampoa Europe Investments S.à r.l. and L.F. Investments S.à r.l.

  • TC Energy Corporation on its proposed separation into two independent, investment-grade, publicly listed companies through the spinoff of TC Energy's Liquids Pipelines business

  • Strathcona Resources Ltd. on its all-share transaction to acquire Pipestone Energy Corp., creating a combined public entity with an approximate C$11.5-billion enterprise value

  • Intact Financial Corporation on its inaugural offering of C$300-million aggregate principal amount of limited recourse capital notes

  • Strathcona Resources Ltd. on its inaugural offering of US$500-million of aggregate principal amount of debt securities

  • Pacific Energy on its strategic partnership with Enbridge Inc. for the construction and operation of the C$5.1-billion Woodfibre LNG Project near Squamish, B.C. (Enbridge Inc.: 30%, Pacific Energy: 70%)

  • Strathcona Resources Ltd. and Waterous Energy Fund on the acquisitions of Serafina Energy Ltd., Caltex Resources Ltd. and Osum Oil Sands Corp.

  • ArcLight Capital Partners on the sale of its affiliate, Amphora Canada Gas Storage

  • The Riverside Company on its C$178-million acquisition of PFB Corporation

  • Hg Capital in connection with its acquisition of Benevity, Inc. alongside General Atlantic, JMI Equity and the Benevity management team

  • ENMAX Corporation on its US$1.3-billion acquisition of Emera Inc.'s interest in Emera Maine

  • Cenovus Energy Inc. on its C$17.7-billion acquisition of assets from ConocoPhillips

Awards & Recognition

Ahmed has been recognized in the following publication:

  • Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch in Canada – 2023–2024 (Tax)

Professional Activities

Ahmed is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, the Canadian Bar Association, the Canadian Tax Foundation, and the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society. He is a former member of the executive committee of the Canadian Bar Association (Alberta South) Taxation Law Section.

Professional Appearances
  • Co-presenter: Potpourri of CRA Audit and Tax Litigation Topics
    CPTS Fall Lecture Series, Calgary, Alberta, October 2023.
  • Panellist: How to Achieve the Sustainability of Decarbonisation Industries such as CCUS and Low Carbon Fuels on a Standalone Basis?
    New York Energy Capital Assembly, Energy Council, April 19–20, 2023
  • Co-presenter: Taxable Canadian Property & Section 116: Select Issues
    CPTS Fall Lecture Series, Calgary, Alberta, October 2021.

In-Depth Tax Course, CPA Canada – 2020
Admitted to the Alberta Bar – 2016
JD (Cum Laude), University of Ottawa – 2015
BComm (With Distinction), University of Calgary – 2012

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