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Martha Martindale

Martha Martindale

Partner, Financial Services


Contact Information

mmartindale@osler.com

tel: 604.692.2759

Office

Vancouver

Bar Admission

Alberta, 2018

British Columbia, 2005

Education
  • University of British Columbia, LLB
  • McGill University, B.Comm.
Language(s)
English

Martha is a partner in our Financial Services Group in Osler’s Vancouver office. Martha has broad experience in all types of commercial lending files, including term and revolving facilities, participation and syndicated agreements and convertible facilities. Her lending experience includes traditional covenant-based loans, asset-backed lending, project finance, real estate financing and construction loans, cross-border transactions and experience with trust indentures, intercreditor agreements and other multi lender arrangements. Martha regularly acts for lenders, debtors, administrative agents and trustees. Martha also acts for purchasers and vendors in connection with commercial real estate acquisitions and leasing transactions, including sale and leasebacks.

  • Tutela Technologies Inc.

    Tutela Technologies Inc. in its acquisition by Comlinkdata

  • Maverix Metals Inc.

    Maverix Metals Inc. in its acquisition of an additional 1.5% NSR royalty and concurrent private placement on TMAC Resources Inc’s Hope Bay Gold Mine

  • Properly Inc.

    Properly Inc. in its $22 million Series A financing round

  • Coconut Software Corporation

    Coconut Software in its $1.75 million debt financing

  • Echosec Systems Ltd.

    Echosec in its $2 million secured loan from TIMIA Capital

  • Constellation Brands

    Constellation Brands in its $5.1 billion strategic investment in and partnership with Canopy Growth Corporation

  • Lithium Americas

    Lithium Americas in its strategic transaction with Ganfeng Lithium to jointly advance Caucharí-Olaroz

  • Brookfield Infrastructure’s acquisition of Enbridge’s Western Canadian Midstream Business

    The syndicate of lenders and the underwriters in connection with Brookfield Infrastructure’s $4.31 billion acquisition of Enbridge Inc.’s Western Canadian Midstream Business

  • Inkbox

    Inkbox in its financing of $17 million

  • South32

    South32 in its $2.1 billion acquisition of Arizona Mining

  • Hootsuite

    Hootsuite in its US$50 million credit financing from CIBC Innovation Banking

  • Andrew Peller Limited

    Andrew Peller Limited in its acquisition of three British Columbia Wineries

    • Acted for the collateral trustee in connection with securing over $250 million of notes.
    • Acted for a foreign administrative agent and syndicate of Canadian lenders in connection with $150 million loan to investment grade borrower.
    • Acted for a local lead agent in connection with a participation loan that was a $110 million construction take-out financing.
    • Acted for the borrower in connection with cross-border acquisition financing in respect of a $22 million acquisition.
    • Acted as Canadian and British Columbia counsel to US lenders in respect of multiple cross-border transactions ranging from $20 million to $350 million.
    • Acted as counsel to Canadian lender in its capacity as lender under a US$2 billion syndicated loan led by a U.S. administrative agent.
    • Advised lead counsel for the purchaser in matters relating to notes issued pursuant to an indenture by a target company in a $1.5 billion acquisition.
    • Acted for the borrower in connection with over $150 million of senior secured bonds issued pursuant to a trust indenture.
    • Acted for lenders in multiple mid-market deals in the range of $10 million - $30 million including floor plan financing, project finance, construction financing, construction take-out financing, real estate acquisition financing, target company acquisition financing.
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Lexpert

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2018, Leading Lawyers to Watch
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2018-2019: Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Lexpert Rising Stars, 2017, one of Canada's Leading Lawyers Under 40

IFLR

  • IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms, 2016-2019, Rising Star, Banking

Best Lawyers

  • Best Lawyers in Canada: Banking and Finance Law

Legal 500

  • The Legal 500, 2019: Recommended Lawyer, Banking and Finance

Euromoney LMG

  • Americas Rising Star Awards, 2019: Best in Banking (Shortlisted)

  • The Arbutus Club, Board of Directors, 2014-present.
  • Big Sisters of BC, Lower Mainland, Board of Directors, December 2012-April 2015.
  • PEAK Awards, Judging panellist, Association of Women in Finance, 2012-2016.

  • Canadian Bar Association, Member, Banking Subsection, Insolvency Subsection.
  • CBA Banking Subsection (BC Branch), President, 2007-2008.

  • Contributing Author, Personal Property Security Act (PPSA) Practice Manual loose-leaf annual updates, The Continuing Legal Education Society of British Columbia (CLE BC), 2007-present.

  • Contributing Author, British Columbia Mortgages Practice Manual looseleaf annual updates, CLE BC, 2009-present.