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Dana Saric

Dana Saric

Associate, Financial Services


Contact Information

dsaric@osler.com

tel: 403.260.7036

Office

Calgary, Vancouver

Bar Admission

Alberta, 2011

British Columbia, 2018

Education
  • University of Toronto, J.D.
  • McGill University, B.Comm.
Language(s)
Serbian, English

Dana’s practice focuses on project development and finance and on corporate lending in the oil and gas production, renewable energy, pipeline and rail transportation, electrical power and infrastructure sectors. She has experience with energy project development, mergers, acquisitions, joint venture arrangements, construction, hedging arrangements, syndicated and non-syndicated bank loan transactions and public and private debt offerings in the capital markets.

Dana completed her Juris Doctor at the University of Toronto. She obtained her Bachelor of Commerce at McGill University. Prior to joining the firm, Dana operated business consulting and other private businesses and worked as an analyst in advance pricing arrangements at a publicly traded company.

  • Aspenleaf Energy Limited

    Aspenleaf Energy Limited in its acquisition of NEP Canada ULC

  • Greengate Power Corporation

    Greengate Power Corporation in its $100 million strategic co-development partnership with Fengate Real Asset Investments

    • Cona Resources Ltd. completes tender offer for its US$269.7 million senior notes partially financed by a $160 million second lien term loan.
    • Greengate Power Corporation on the sale of an interest in its Wheatland, Paintearth and Stirling wind projects to an undisclosed purchaser.
    • The lenders in connection with the P3 financing of a compost facility being developed by Chinook Resources Management Group, an affiliate of Bird Construction Inc., in Calgary, Alberta.
    • The lenders in connection with the P3 financing of the Moncton Downtown Center multi-use sport and entertainment facility being developed by an affiliate of Bird Construction Inc. in Moncton, New Brunswick.
    • Short-listed bidder in relation to the Fort McMurray West 500kV Transmission Project.
    • Veresen Inc. in the formation of a new entity, Veresen Midstream Limited Partnership, equally owned by Veresen and Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP, which will acquire certain natural gas assets from Encana Corporation and the Cutbank Ridge Partnership. Osler also represented the partnership in respect of related financing arrangements.
    • BluEarth Renewables Inc. in connection with the project financing of a 15MW run-of-river hydro project located near Squamish, British Columbia being developed by Culliton Creek Power Limited Partnership, a subsidiary of BluEarth Renewables Inc.
    • Canadian Natural Resources in connection with the bridge financing and permanent bank/bond financing as the 50% owner and 25% processor of the North West Redwater refinery project.
    • Bayerische Landesbank and Norddeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale as lenders on the project financing of a 46MW wind farm project located in Pincher Creek, Alberta, known as the Oldman 2 Wind Farm, being developed by a subsidiary of Mainstream Renewable Power and acquired by IKEA Canada.
    • Greengate Power Corporation on all aspects of the development of the 300 MW Blackspring Ridge Wind Project and the sale of the Blackspring Ridge Wind Project to Enbridge Inc. and EDF EN Canada Inc.
    • Brion Energy Corporation, a Canadian subsidiary of PetroChina, on its partnership with TC Energy and its affiliates to construct, own and operate the Grand Rapids Pipeline System and its commitment to ship on the Grand Rapids Pipeline System.
    • URS Corporation in its $1.5 billion acquisition of Flint Energy Services Ltd.
    • Veresen Inc. in connection with project financing of the Grand Valley Wind Farm Project in Ontario.
    • Winsway Coking Coal Holdings Ltd. and Marubeni Corporation in connection with their March 2012 acquisition of Alberta-based metallurgical coal mining company Grande Cache Coal Corporation by way of plan of arrangement for approximately $1 billion, and in connection with the related US$400 million credit facility with China Minsheng Banking Corp.
    • Kinder Morgan Canada Inc. in connection with its proposed expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline system which transports product to the west coast of Canada.
    • Greengate Power Corporation in connection with the sale of the Halkirk Wind Project and in connection with project financing of the Blackspring Ridge Wind Projects.
    • Trident Resources Corp. in connection with its March 2011 $175 million high yield debt offering and 2014 bank financing.
    • Tamarack Valley Energy Ltd. in connection with its National Bank of Canada credit facility.
  • Find More

  • Blake, Cassels & Graydon Scholarship, University of Toronto
  • Misawa Homes Prize in International Business, McGill University

  • Private Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) in Alberta

    Speaker, Calgary, Tuesday, January 22, 2019

  • Connecting Environmental Professionals

    Speaker, Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan, Calgary, January 11, 2017

  • Alberta - The Next Frontier for Renewable Energy?

    Speaker, Renewable Energy, Calgary, January 12, 2016

  •  McGill Alumni Association of Calgary, Board Member

  • Law Society of Alberta
  • Calgary Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association

Publications

Previous Speaking Engagements

  • Air & Waste Management Association
    Speaker, Alberta's Climate Leadership Plan – Impacts on Energy Producers and Consumers, Calgary, September 27, 2017
  • Managing Your Carbon Footprint
    Speaker, Canadian Energy Law Foundation, 2017