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Ahmed Elsaghir

Ahmed Elsaghir
Ahmed Elsaghir Associate | Calgary
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  • Strathcona Resources Ltd. and Waterous Energy Fund on the acquisition of Caltex Resources Inc.

  • 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

  • Waterous Energy Fund on its acquisition of Osum Oil Sands Corp.

  • Prairie Storm Energy Corp. on its reverse takeover transaction and listing on the TSX Venture Exchange

  • Cenovus Energy Inc. in connection with its cross-border public offering of senior unsecured notes

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

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

Awards & Recognition
  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2023 – Ones to Watch (Tax)
Professional Activities

Ahmed is a member of the Law Society of Alberta, Canadian Bar Association, Canadian Tax Foundation, and the Canadian Petroleum Tax Society. He serves as a member of the Executive Committee of the Canadian Bar Association Taxation Specialists (Alberta South).

  • Co-author: Alta Energy Luxembourg: Canada Held to its Treaty Bargain
    Canadian Tax Focus, Canadian Tax Foundation, February 2022.
  • Co-author: Distress Preferred Shares: Debt Refinancing During COVID-19
    National Insolvency Review, Vol. 38, No. 1, February 2021.
  • Co-author: Distress Preferred Shares: Tips and Traps
    COVID-19 and Canadian Tax, Canadian Tax Focus, Canadian Tax Foundation, July 2020.
  • Co-author: Distress Preferred Shares: Debt Refinancing During COVID-19
    Blakes Bulletin on Tax, May 2020.
Professional Appearances
  • 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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