Recent Work
  • Sea to Sky Highway Investment Limited Partnership in the refinancing of the Sea-to-Sky Highway Improvement Project, a public-private partnership project managed by Axium Infrastructure Inc., by way of a private placement offering in Canada, the United States and certain other international jurisdictions.
  • Designated lenders' counsel to the winning consortium formed by Dutch Infrastructure Fund and Axium Infrastructure, in connection with the Etobicoke General Hospital Redevelopment P3 Project in Toronto.
  • The Sponsor and the Borrower in the financing of a portfolio of four solar projects in Ontario.
  • BNP Paribas and ING Capital in connection with a US$150M working capital and cost overrun facility for Hudbay Peru S.A.C. (Constancia mine) and entered into a long-term agreement with Louis Dreyfus Commodities Metals Suisse S.A. for the sale of approximately 20% of the life of mine copper concentrate production from the project.
  • Export Development Canada in its US$50M financing, denominated into rupees, to Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services, a major infrastructure developer based in Mumbai, India. This is the first ever disbursed Masala Loan.
  • A syndicate of lenders in the financing of the Windsor Solar Project, a 50-MW construction-stage solar facility located in the City of Windsor.
  • RBC Capital Markets and a syndicate of dealers in the bond financing of the Grand Renewable Solar Project, the largest solar project in Canada and one of the largest in North America.
  • Boralex Inc. in (i) its acquisition of all of the economic interest of ENERCON Canada Inc. in the 230-MW Niagara Region Wind Farm project, located in Ontario, for a total cash consideration of C$232.4M, and (ii) its accession to senior secured ring-fenced financings totaling C$828.3M from a club of international financial institutions.
  • Designated lenders' counsel for the winning consortium in the Hamilton Biosolids Project - strategically important as one of the first biosolids P3 projects in Canada for a while.
  • Designated lenders’ counsel to a shortlisted consortium on the Niagara Entertainment Centre PPP project.
  • Designated underwriters’ counsel to a shortlisted bidder (the CanAm Gateway Partners, including EllisDon) on the Gordie Howe Bridge Project connecting Detroit to Windsor.
  • Designated lenders’ counsel on two joint-use schools projects in Saskatchewan, including three joint-use schools in Regina with an estimated capital cost of C$100-133M and six joint-use schools in the Saskatoon area for an estimated cost of C$200-266M.
  • CIBC World Markets on the bond refinancing of the Ontario Police Modernization PPP Project by way of a private placement of C$135M fixed rate senior secured amortizing bonds issued by Shield Investment Partnership. This is the first such PPP refinancing undertaken in Canada of an operational P3 project.
  • Cities of Vancouver and Richmond in connection with the Canada Line Project, being the rapid transit link between two cities and the airport, forming an integral part of the infrastructure supporting the 2010 Winter Olympics.
  • Designated lenders' counsel for the underwriter on the successful bid (net present cost for the Iqaluit Airport (Nunavut) being C$418.9M) for an internationally acclaimed project that was the first Canadian P3 project to be undertaken outside of the Provinces in Canada.