Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Enters Into $200 Million Facility with JP Morgan

On July 31, 2008, Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. (RBH) entered into an agreement with JP Morgan Chase Bank, N.A., Toronto branch, as administrative agent and lender and J.P.Morgan Securities Inc., as sole arranger, for a one-year revolving loan facility in the principal amount of $200 million.

Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. was represented by Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP. The Gowlings team was led by Dean Blain and Dom Glavota, with Shoshanah Webber and Andrea Brigneti (financial services), and Kathleen Ritchie (corporate).

JP Morgan was represented by McMillan LLP. The McMillan team was led by Jeff Rogers and included Bindu Cudjoe and David Hudson (debt products), Hilary Clarke (litigation) and Martin Low (corporate).