Frank P. Layton, q.c.

Barrister And Solicitor
Reg'd USA Foreign Law Consultant
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Counsel at Law
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International Counsel       P 780.424.4272       F 780.424.4275       5003 Donsdale Drive, Edmonton, Alberta Canada T6M 2V2


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  • Retained by SCF Partners (Houston, Texas), to develop Flint Energy Services Inc. from an initial $30 million energy services company into a $1.5 billion enterprise.
  • Represented Flint Energy Services Ltd. upon the $470 Million acquisition of Transco Energy Services Ltd., including a public offering of $137 Million.
  • Retained by ATCO to merge Northwestern Utilities Limited (Edmonton) and Canadian Western Natural Gas Limited (Calgary) to form ATCO Gas and Pipelines Ltd.
  • Retained by ATCO to incorporate ATCO I-Tek Inc., (a major Enterprise Service Provider), including negotiation of Master Services Agreements,  Software Licensing Agreements, et al ($800 Million Technology Services Agreement).
  • Retained by Sherritt International Limited to represent Veridian Fertilizer Inc. (the corporation’s fertilizer division) to achieve molecular separation from Sherritt to facilitate Sherritt’s joint venture with the Government of Cuba ($2 Billion). Counsel for the subsequent sale of Veridian Inc. to Agrium Inc. ($600 Million). Strategic initiatives included retention and protection of patented intellectual property rights and the development of protective security from seizure for the corporation’s USA holdings (re: Helms Burton Act).
  • Represented CP Ships and subsidiary shipping lines including the Canadian, USA and British operations in preparation for Y2K.
  • Counsel to Wayne Gretzky for personal endorsement agreements, business transactions, acquisition of professional hockey franchise, et al.