Kelsey Armstrong

Kelsey Armstrong

Partner, Corporate

Contact Information

tel: 403.260.7011



Bar Admission

Alberta, 2011


  • University of Alberta, J.D. (Gold Medalist)
  • University of Calgary, B.Comm. (Gold Medalist)



Kelsey’s practice focuses on mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and securities, corporate governance and general corporate matters. Kelsey has extensive public and private mergers and acquisitions experience, having acted in plans of arrangement, take- private transactions, hostile take-over bids, private equity transactions, share and asset acquisitions, special committee engagements and complex restructurings. Kelsey also advises a broad range of clients on power and renewable energy transactions and partnerships with Indigenous-owned counterparties. Her experience also includes acting for issuers and underwriters in domestic and cross-border debt and equity offerings, including initial public offerings, shelf and short form prospectus offerings and private placements.

Kelsey completed her J.D. (with Distinction) at the University of Alberta where she was awarded the Horace Harvey Gold Medal for highest standing in her graduating class. Prior to attending law school, Kelsey obtained her B.Comm. (with Distinction) in Finance from the University of Calgary. On completion of her studies, she was awarded the Haskayne School of Business Gold Medal as well as the Governor General’s Silver Medal.

  • Canada Growth Fund

    The Canada Growth Fund in its connection with its carbon credit offtake agreement and $200 million strategic investment in Entropy Inc.

  • Bitvo Inc.

    Bitvo Inc. in its sale of all of its client accounts to Bitbuy Technologies Inc.

  • SAGE Properties Corp

    SAGE Properties Corp in its sale of its Harbour and Manor senior living facilities and related businesses to Shepherd’s Care Foundation

  • AltaLink

    The Syndicate of Agents in AltaLink’s $275 million notes offering

  • GaN Systems Inc.

    GaN Systems Inc. in its US$830 million acquisition by Infineon Technologies

  • Vendasta Technologies Inc.

    Vendasta in its acquisition of Broadly

  • TransAlta Corporation

    TransAlta Corporation in its acquisition of 50% interest in an early-stage pumped hydro energy storage development project

  • Rocky Mountain Equipment

    Rocky Mountain Equipment in its acquisition of Robertson Implements

  • Vendasta Technologies

    Vendasta in its acquisition of Yesware

  • Bitvo Inc.

    Bitvo Inc. in its proposed acquisition by FTX Trading

  • Thin Air Labs

    Thin Air Labs in its $20 million initial close of venture capital fund

  • Circle Cardiovascular Imaging

    Circle Cardiovascular Imaging in its strategic investment from Thoma Bravo

  • Vendasta

    Vendasta in its acquisition of MatchCraft

  • Canadian Pacific Railway Company

    The Underwriters in Canadian Pacific Railway Company’s US$8.45 billion note offering

  • Suncor Energy Inc.

    Suncor Energy Inc. in connection with the formation of Astisiy Limited Partnership to acquire TC Energy’s interest in the Northern Courier Pipeline Limited Partnership

  • Dye & Durham

    The Underwriters in Dye & Durham’s $500 million offering

  • 2223890 Alberta Ltd.

    2223890 Alberta Ltd. in its $195 million go-private transaction with Rocky Mountain Dealerships Inc.

  • MHR Fund Management LLC

    MHR Fund Management LLC in Telesat Canada’s going public transaction

  • Husky Energy Inc.

    Husky Energy Inc. in its $23.6 billion agreement with Cenovus Energy Inc. to create a new integrated energy leader

  • Delphi Energy Corp.

    Delphi Energy Corp. in its restructuring transaction under the CCAA

  • AltaLink

    The Syndicate of Dealers in AltaLink’s $225 million notes offering

  • Husky Energy Inc.

    Husky Energy Inc. in its $1.25 billion public offering

  • Dye & Durham Limited

    The Underwriters in Dye & Durham’s $150 million IPO and secondary offering of common shares

  • Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp.

    Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp. in its $500 million acquisition of natural gas infrastructure assets from Crescent Point Energy Corp.

  • KKR

    Acting for KKR and AIMCo in their joint acquisition of a combined 65% equity interest from TC Energy in the $6.8B Coastal GasLink Pipeline Project

    • Vendasta and CalendarHero in its acquisition of CalendarHero
    • Veresen Inc. in its $9.7 billion arrangement agreement with Pembina Pipeline Corporation
    • Canadian Natural Resources Limited in connection with the sale of certain royalty interests to PrairieSky Royalty Ltd. for $1.8 billion.
    • Canadian Oil Sands Limited in its response to Suncor Energy Inc.’s unsolicited takeover bid valued at $6.6 billion.
    • Special Committee of the Board of Directors of Legacy Oil + Gas Inc. in connection with activist shareholder matters and Legacy’s $1.5 billion acquisition by Crescent Point Energy Corp.
    • Husky Energy Inc. in its $750 million public debt financing and $200 million and $150 million preferred share public offerings.
    • Veresen Inc. in the formation of a new entity, Veresen Midstream Limited Partnership, equally owned by Veresen and affiliates of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. L.P., which acquired certain natural gas assets from Encana Corporation and the Cutbank Ridge Partnership.
    • Northern Blizzard Resources Inc. in its $500 million initial public offering and secondary offering.
    • Northern Blizzard Resources Inc. in its US$425 million offering of senior unsecured notes. 
    • Angle Energy Inc. in its $576 million acquisition by Bellatrix Exploration Ltd.
    • 2SV Capital, Tuckerman Capital and Right Lane Capital in their acquisition of Galvanic Applied Sciences Inc.
    • Independent directors of Insignia Energy Ltd. in the acquisition of the 29% public minority interest by the controlling shareholder, Brookfield Capital Partners Ltd.
    • Basin Tools L.P. in its take-private acquisition of all of the outstanding common shares of Wenzel Downhole Tools Ltd. by way of plan of arrangement.
    • URS Corporation in its $1.2 billion acquisition of Flint Energy Services Ltd.
    • Eastern Petroleum Limited (a privately-held company controlled by Pakistani-based JS Group) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Spud Energy Pty. Limited, in the reverse take-over of Jura Energy Corporation.
    • SCF Partners in its acquisition of Integrated Production Services.
    • Thule Group of Sweden on its acquisition of Chariot Carriers.
    • Wentworth Resources Limited in connection with its AIM listing.
    • Numerous private placement equity financings for various private issuers including Steel Reef Infrastructure Corp.
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  • Chambers Canada: Canada’s Leading Lawyers for Business: Recognized in Corporate/Commercial (Alberta)
  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Recognized in Mergers & Acquisitions Law
  • Thomson Reuters: "Stand-out Lawyer"

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