Craig Mitchell

Craig Mitchell Partner

Representative Work
  • Brookfield Capital Partners in its US$1B proposed sale of BGIS to CCMP Capital Advisors, LP.
  • BayMark Health Services, Inc., a portfolio company of Webster Capital, as co-counsel, in its acquisition of Canadian Addiction Treatment Centres LP, the largest provider of opioid addiction treatment in Canada.
  • Platinum Equity, LLC, as Canadian counsel, in its US$3.85B acquisition of Husky Injection Molding Systems from Berkshire Partners and OMERS Private Equity.
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board in connection with the provision of first lien and second lien secured credit facilities to acquire Constellation Brands Canada for C$1B.
  • Performance Sports Group Ltd. in connection with the provision of a US$200M ABL debtor-in-possession credit facility and a US$361M term loan debtor-in-possession credit facility with 9938982 Canada Inc. as agent.
  • Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board and Baybridge Seniors Housing Inc. in connection with the provision of senior secured credit facilities to Baybridge Seniors Housing with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, as agent, to acquire Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. for C$578M.
  • BC Partners, as Canadian counsel, in connection with the provision of US$750M senior secured revolving credit facilities with Citibank, N.A, as agent, to acquire PetSmart, Inc.
  • TorQuest Partners in connection with the provision of senior secured credit facilities with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, as agent, to acquire Envirosystems Incorporated.
  • Birch Hill Equity Partners in connection with the provision of senior secured credit facilities with The Bank of Nova Scotia, as agent, to acquire the industrial division of Newalta Corporation for C$300M.
  • Mood Media Corporation in connection with its US$250M first lien secured credit facilities with Credit Suisse, as agent, its US$50M 10% senior unsecured notes due 2023 and its US$350M 9.25% senior unsecured notes due 2020.
  • TorQuest Partners in connection with the provision of senior secured asset-based lending credit facilities to Kissner Milling Company Limited with The Bank of Nova Scotia.
  • Birch Hill Equity Partners in connection with the provision of secured credit facilities to Shred-It International with The Toronto-Dominion Bank, as agent in connection with the business combination with the document destruction division of Cintas Corporation.
  • UBS AG, as Canadian counsel, in connection with the provision of US$50M of senior secured credit facilities to Ivanhoe Energy Inc.
  • Richardson International Limited in connection with the provision of senior secured credit facilities with Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce as agent to acquire certain assets of Viterra Inc. valued in excess of C$900M from Glencore International PLC upon consummation of the acquisition of Viterra by Glencore.
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, as agent in connection with the provision of C$60M senior secured credit facilities to Armtec Holdings Limited, a subsidiary of Armtec Infrastructure Inc.
  • Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, as Canadian counsel, in connection with the provision of US$150M debtor-in-possession credit facilities to the Cooper-Standard Group.
  • CIBC Asset Based Lending Inc. as agent in connection with the provision of C$205M secured credit facilities to Tembec.
  • CIT Business Credit Canada Inc. (now CIBC Asset Based Lending Inc.) as agent in connection with the provision of C$600M secured exit credit facilities to Stelco Inc.
  • CIT Business Credit Canada Inc. (now CIBC Asset Based Lending Inc.) as agent in connection with the provision of C$75M debtor-in-possession credit facilities to Stelco Inc.