Peter Hamilton

Peter E. Hamilton Partner

Representative Work
  • The dealers on the public issue by Royal Bank of Canada of C$1.5B Non-Viability Contingent Capital Series 20 Medium Term Notes (Subordinated Indebtedness) due July 25, 2029.
  • The German Insolvency Administrator in connection with the insolvency and liquidation of Maple Bank GmbH, Canada branch, the first Canadian bank insolvency in over 25 years.
  • The underwriters, in connection with the initial public offering of Pacific Western Bank, the first bank IPO in over 30 years.
  • Bank of New York, in connection with the Canadian aspects of its merger with Mellon Bank, and in connection with its acquisition of CIBC Mellon.
  • Barclays Bank and China Construction Bank, in connection with the establishment of their respective Canadian branches.
  • Jameson Bank, in connection with litigation related to corporate governance matters.
  • Fortis Bank, in connection with the establishment of its Canadian business and its subsequent acquisition by BNP Paribas.
  • Computershare and Bank of New York, in connection with the establishment of their Canadian trust company subsidiaries.
  • A Canadian chartered bank, in connection with a proposed long form amalgamation, the first bank long form amalgamation in Canada.
  • Varde Partners, in connection with its acquisition of a cross-country commercial finance business.
  • HBC, Lowe’s and another retailer, in connection with their establishment of their respective private label credit card programs.
  • Alipay, Payolution MasterCard and Paysafe, in connection with the establishment and operation of their respective e payment systems.
  • Allied Irish Bank on the sale of its Canadian loan portfolio, comprised of approximately C$650M in loan commitments, and other Canadian assets, to Raymond James Bank, the lending arm of Raymond James Financial, and in connection with the winding-up of its Canadian branch.
  • The underwriters, in connection with the first NVCC eligible preferred share and subordinated debt offerings in Canada.
  • Symcor, in relation to various payments, clearing, settlement and outsourcing matters.
  • Teck Resources Inc. in connection with the establishment and the amendment and restatement of its credit facilities and in connection with a concurrent bond issue, transactions with an aggregate value of approximately C$8B.
  • Harry Winston Diamond Corporation in connection with the project finance of the Diavik Mine and the acquisition financing of its acquisition of the Ekati Diamond Mine.
  • Potash Corporation, in connection with corporate credit facilities aggregating in excess of C$3B.
  • Xstrata plc, in connection with the financings of its acquisition of Falconbridge and Glencore.
  • Sithe Global Power, LLC, in connection with the financing of the 855-MW natural gas generation facilities in Brampton and Mississauga.
  • Banco Santander in connection with credit facilities extended to Gerdau Corsa.
  • Essar Algoma Inc., in connection with its insolvency and associated debtor-in-possession credit facilities.
  • Campbell Soup, in connection with its Canadian corporate credit facilities.
  • Invenergy St. Clair Energy, counsel in the C$479M financing of a 570-MW power plant.
  • The Zekelman family, in connection with the acquisition financing and refinancing of JMC Steel.
  • Hexion Inc., in connection with its corporate credit facilities and various consumer insolvency matters.
  • Autoroute-25 (Quebec’s first public-private partnership), counsel to the winning consortium led by Macquarie Bank and Kiewit Development Company.