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The Brits have ceded some power to Ontario — nuclear power, that is. Pressing financial obligations forced British Energy plc to sell a bundle of its Canadian assets, including an 82.4 percent interest in the Bruce Power Limited Partnership, to a consortium of Canadian entities. British Energy sold its entire stake in the partnership, as well as its 50 percent interest in Huron Wind, the province’s first commercial wind farm, for a total of about $670 million. Supplying the province with up to 10 percent of its power, Bruce Power is one of the largest nuclear generators in the world. The consortium is comprised of Cameco Corporation, BPC Generation Infrastructure Trust (a trust established by the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System), TransCanada PipeLines Limited, Power Workers’ Union Trust No. 1, and The Society of Energy Professionals Trust. Cameco, BPC, and TransCanada purchased a 79.8 percent interest in Bruce Power, and a partnership between the power workers union and the society of energy professionals bought the remaining 2.6 percent owned by British Energy. For acquiror The Consortium Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt (Toronto): Corporate and securities: Donald Ross. Business law: Donald Gilchrist, Adrian Hartog, J. Timothy Kennish, Eden Oliver, Lee Webster, and associates Tanya Bowes and Adam Grabowski. Tax: David Tetreault, Richard Tremblay, and associate Kimberley Wharram. Pensions and benefits: Ian McSweeney and associate Evan Howard. Environmental law: Ahab Abdel-Aziz. Labor and employment: associate Damian Rigolo. Construction and infrastructure: Rocco Sebastiano. Linklaters (London): Corporate: Carlton Evans and associate Kylie Cooper. Banking: Robert Elliott and associate Christopher Howard. For acquiror Cameco Corporation (Saskatoon, Saskatchewan) In-house: Senior vice president — law and corporate secretary Gary Chad, general counsel Sean Quinn, and legal adviser Larry Korchinski. Cassels Brock & Blackwell (Toronto): Corporate: Gordon Dickson, Ralph Lean, Bruce McNeely, and associate Noble Chummar. Creditors’ rights: William Burden. Tax: James Parks. Competition: associate Carol Anne O’Brien. Environmental: associate Marc Kemerer. For acquiror BPC Generation Infrastructure Trust (Toronto) McCarthy Tétrault (Toronto): Corporate finance/ M&A: Graham Gow, David Lever, W. Ian Palm, F. David Rounthwaite, Michael Weizman, and associates Lee Jackson and Lara Nathans. Tax: Jerald Wortsman. Environmental: Douglas Thomson. Pensions: Gregory Winfield. For acquiror TransCanada PipeLines Limited (Calgary) In-house: Executive vice president — law and general counsel Albrecht Bellstedt, vice president — finance law Robert Pitt, vice president — power acquisition Sean McMaster, vice president — power and regulatory law Kristine Delkus, and senior legal counsel Christine Johnston. Fraser Milner Casgrain (Toronto): Corporate/ Commercial: Jeffery Barnes, Alex Roberts, and associate Barbara Conway. Corporate/Securities: William Fung. Tax: Brian Carr and Christopher Steeves. (Barnes splits time between the firm’s New York and Toronto offices.) For acquiror Ontario Power Generation Inc. (Toronto) In-house: Vice president — law and general counsel Adèle Malo. Ontario Power owns the lease on Bruce Power’s plant. Torys (Toronto): Corporate: Krista Hill, Philip Symmonds, and associate Aaron Emes. Real estate: Donald Roger. For acquiror Power Workers’ Union Trust No. 1 (Toronto) In-house: General counsel Christopher Dassios. Paliare Roland Rosenberg Rothstein (Toronto): Corporate: Kenneth Rosenberg. Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg (Toronto): Tax: David Smith. Corporate: Philippe Rousseau. For acquiror The Society of Energy Professionals Trust (Toronto) Keyser Mason Ball (Mississauga, Ontario): Corporate/Commercial: John Ball. For seller British Energy plc (East Kilbride, Strathclyde, United Kingdom) In-house: Counsel John Young. Clifford Chance (London): Corporate: Daniel Kossoff, Mark Poulton, and associates Ingrid Meldal-Johnsen and Victoria Wakefield. For target Bruce Power Limited Partnership (Kincardine, Ontario) In-house: General counsel and corporate secretary Brian Armstrong. For seller British Energy and target Bruce Power Gowling LaFleur Henderson (Toronto): Business law: Michael Anderson, Myron Dzulnysky, Gloria Geddes, Daniel Hayhurst, David McFadden, Terence McNally, Robert Milnes, and associates Noreen Flaherty, Vince Imerti, Peter Murphy, Kelly Murray, and William Schnurr. Corporate finance: Paul Harricks and associates Bernadette Corpuz and R. Ian McDonald. Banking and restructuring: Susan Clarke and associate Rachel Conway. Advocacy: Allen Craig and Katherine van Rensburg. Environmental, real estate, and urban development: Alan Dean. For U.K. Department of Trade and Industry (London) Slaughter and May (London): Corporate/ Commercial: Ian Hodgson. Corporate: associate Gavin Brown. The department provided interim financial support to British Energy and its subsidiaries. Stikeman Elliott (Toronto): Corporate: Peter Hamilton, Philip Henderson, and associates Jason Brock and Jill Lankin. Corporate/ Commercial: associate Daniel Thomson. Real estate: John Dow. — B.R.

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