Great Slave Helicopters announces approval of sale and investment solicitation process

On Sept. 4, 2018, Great Slave Helicopters Ltd. (GSH) was granted protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (CCAA) pursuant to an order (the Initial Order) of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (Court).

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Great Slave Helicopters has a fleet of 51 helicopters for onshore operations, with a staff of roughly 200. Graham Lavery Photo
Great Slave Helicopters has a fleet of 51 helicopters for onshore operations, with a staff of roughly 200. Graham Lavery Photo

Pursuant to the Initial Order, KSV Kofman Inc. was appointed as the CCAA monitor.

On Sept. 14, 2018, the Court granted an order (the SISP Order) approving a sale and investment solicitation process (SISP) for the solicitation of offers to purchase of some or all of GSH’s business or assets or to invest in GSH.

Pursuant to the SISP Order, the Monitor will conduct and oversee the SISP.

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Under the SISP, interested parties must submit qualified bids by no later than 5 p.m. (Toronto time) on Oct. 17, 2018.

It is expected that Court approval of the final transactions will be sought shortly after the acceptance of the successful bid or bids and that closing will occur no later than Nov. 23, 2018.

A copy of the SISP Order and other Court materials and information related to GSH’s CCAA proceedings is available on the Monitor’s website.

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