Smoothwater Capital Corporation

Smoothwater Capital Corporation in challenging proposed business combination between Alberta Oilsands Inc. and Marquee Energy Ltd.


Smoothwater Capital Corporation




Private Equity and Investment Fund Disputes

Date Closed

November 2016

Lead Office



Represented Smoothwater Capital Corp., an activist investor fund and a significant shareholder in Alberta Oilsands Inc., in challenging business combination transaction by plan of arrangement between Marquee Energy and Alberta Oilsands. The matter resolved itself through a settlement involving representation by Smoothwater on the Board of the combined entity and other terms.