Andrew J. Foley

PartnerPaul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLPCapital Markets and M&A

Andrew J. Foley is a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in the Corporate Department and a member of the Canadian Practice Group. He primarily practices in Capital Markets and M&A.

Andrew J. Foley is a partner at Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP in the Corporate Department and a member of the Canadian Practice Group. He primarily practices in Capital Markets and Securities. Andrew works in the New York and the Toronto offices of Paul, Weiss, and is recognized as a leading lawyer by Legal 500 and Chambers Global. Andrew is a member of the Risk Oversight Governance Board of CPA Canada and a member of the University of Toronto Law Alumni Council. He has served as the U.S. legal representative to the Ontario Securities Commission's Securities Advisory Council and has been an Adjunct Professor of Law at the McGill University Faculty of Law.

Education

  • University of Toronto Faculty of Law, J.D., 1991
  • University of Toronto, M.A., 1987
  • University of Toronto, B.A., 1985

Bar Admission

  • New York, 1994
  • Ontario (Foreign Legal Consultant)

Experience

  • Baytex Energy in its $2.4 billion acquisition of Aurora Oil & Gas and its associated $1.5 billion offering of subscription receipts;
  • Baytex Energy, Compton Petroleum, Great Canadian Gaming Corporation, Harvest Energy, NCSG Crane & Heavy Haul Corporation, Paramount Resources, Riverside Forest Products, Taseko Mining, and Western Oil Sands in their respective offerings of high-yield debt securities;
  • Canadian Natural Resources, Canadian Oil Sands, Canadian Pacific Railway Company, EnCana, Husky Energy, Pengrowth Energy, Telus, Wheaton Precious Metals in their various public offerings in the United States of debt or equity securities and the underwriters in offerings by Air Canada, Dragonwave, Paramount Resources, Petro-Canada, Suncor and Talisman;
  • EnCana in its $7.1 billion acquisition of Athlon Energy Inc.;
  • Hudson's Bay Company in its initial public offering in Canada and Rule 144A and U.S. private placement of common shares;
  • Macquarie Capital Markets Canada, Genuity Capital Markets and GMP Securities in the Cdn.$1.56 billion sale of Goldcorp's 48 percent stake in Silver Wheaton Corp. in public offerings in Canada and the United States;
  • Nexen in its $15.1 billion acquisition by China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC); and
  • Performance Sports Group in its initial public offering in the United States and in its subsequent Chapter 11 reorganization.