Financial Services: Representative Work
in its US$60 million loan to Caliber Collision Centers.
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, National Bank of Canada
The Toronto-Dominion Bank,
as co-lead arrangers, in respect of the £1,245,000,000 term credit facility and Cdn$1,500,000,000 backstop revolving credit facility to be made available by a syndicate of lenders to CGI Group Inc. for the purpose of funding the cash acquisition by CGI Holdings Europe Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CGI Group Inc., of the entire issued and to be issued ordinary share capital of Logica plc.
Bank of America, N.A.
and other lenders in an aggregate of $450 million in syndicated revolving and term credit facilities in favour of St. Mary’s Cement Inc. (Canada) and certain affiliates.
Kinross Gold Corporation
in connection with US$1.2 billion unsecured credit facilities.
The Toronto-Dominion Bank
in connection with the financing of AGF Management Limited’s purchase of Acuity.
Circuit City Stores, Inc.
and its Canadian subsidiary, Intertan Canada Ltd., in a US$1.1 billion senior secured credit facility.
Canwest Media Inc.
in a secured $75 million asset-based credit facility (convertible into a $100 million debtor-in-possession credit facility) extended by CIT Business Credit Canada Inc. and the issuance of the U.S. dollar equivalent of $105 million 12% Senior Secured Notes.
Brookfield Bridge Lending Fund Inc.
, as agent, with debtor-in-possession financing provided to MAAX Corporation to fund the CCAA process and subsequent acquisition financing provided by HSBC Bank Canada.
in connection with its new senior secured credit facilities and the redemption of its $200 million 9.125% Senior Secured Second Lien Guaranteed Notes due 2015.
Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas
, as Administrative and Collateral Agent, under a US$350 million asset based credit facility provided to Essar Steel Algoma Inc.
Wells Fargo Capital Finance Corporation Canada
, as primary Collateral Agent and a Lender, under a $175 million asset based credit facility for Catalyst Paper Corporation.
in a $135 million first lien asset-based loan to a large crane owner, operator and lessor.
A communications infrastructure firm in facilities from Bank of Montreal.
Wells Fargo Retail Finance LLC
and another financial institution in $1.3 billion in facilities for Hudson’s Bay Company and its subsidiaries.
Asset Securitization and Structured Finance
Underwriters counsel in the issuance by Ford Auto Securitization Trust of Series 20011-R1 Asset-Backed Notes.
Acted for the administrative agent and purchasers, in Canada, in connection with a bankruptcy remote $3,000,000,000 syndicated conduit facility secured by retail, lease and wholesale financial assets.
Issuer’s counsel in the initial offering of covered bonds by The Bank of Nova Scotia in the United States pursuant to a Rule 144A private placement.
Issuer’s counsel to
Bank of Montreal
in connection with the establishment of its covered bond programme and three issuances thereunder.
Bondfield Construction Company
on the $84 million project financing of an Ontario healthcare centre.
A syndicate of international lenders including:
Calyon Crédite Agricole CIB
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Landesbank Hessen-Thuringen (Helaba)
in a proposal to Infrastructure Ontario for a health care redevelopment project.
Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada
The Canada Life Assurance Company
in a proposal to Infrastructure Ontario for the Ontario Provincial Police Modernization Project (bid stage)
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
on the $165 million project financing to the Deh Cho Bridge Corporation for the design, development, construction and operation of a new two lane toll bridge over the Mackenzie River near Fort Providence, Northwest Territories.
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