William Van Horne

PresidentSocium LawCapital Markets and M&A; Commercial; Corporate and Private M&A; In-House Counsel

Will has recently founded Socium Law, which acts as outsourced general counsel for issuers of all sizes across a number of industries including technology, agriculture, oil and gas and oilfield services.



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Will has practiced for the last 15 years in the areas of corporate and commercial law, corporate finance, corporate governance, mergers and acquisitions and securities regulation.

Education

  • University of New Brunswick, LL.B., 2002
  • University of New Brunswick, B.B.A., 1999

Bar Admission

  • Alberta, 2006
  • Ontario, 2003

Experience

  • Represented The Williams Companies, Inc. and Williams Partners L.P. in the sale of their Canadian natural gas liquids midstream businesses to Inter Pipeline Ltd.
  • Represented Alter NRG Corp. (TSX:NRG) in connection with its proposed acquisition by way of takeover bid by Sunshine Kaidi New Energy Group Co., Ltd.
  • Represented TransGlobe Energy Corporation (TSX:TGL) in connection with its proposed plan of arrangement with Caracal Energy Inc.
  • Represented RMS Systems Inc. (TSXV:RMS) in connection with its acquisition by PHX Energy Services Corp. by way of plan of arrangement
  • Represented HSE Integrated Ltd. (TSX:HSL) in connection with its acquisition by DXP Enterprises, Inc. by way of plan of arrangement
  • Represented GasFrac Energy Services Inc. (TSX:GFS) in connection with its going-public transaction by way of amalgamation with a TSXV capital pool company and subsequent graduation to the TSX
  • Represented TGS Nopec Geophysical Company ASA (Oslo:TGS) in connection with its acquisition of a private Alberta-based seismic data company
  • Represented Suncor Energy Inc. (TSX/NYSE:SU) in connection with the renewal of its US and MTN debt shelf prospectuses and subsequent US debt and MTN financings