Credit Facility Made Available to Canada Bread

National Bank of Canada (as administrative agent, underwriter, arranger and lender) and Rabobank Nederland Canadian Branch, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd. (Canada), The Toronto-Dominion Bank and La Caisse centrale Desjardins du Qu├ębec (each as lenders) made a $130 million credit facility available to Canada Bread Company, Limited on October 12, 2001.

Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP acted for the lenders with a team comprised of Carol Pennycook and Derek Vesey in Toronto and Hillel Rosen in Montreal. Canada Bread Company was represented by Laurie Barrett and Minal Upadhyaya of Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP in Toronto, and by Natalie Gosselin of Stikeman Elliott in Montreal.


Derek R.G. Vesey Laurie E. Barrett Hillel W. Rosen Minal Upadhyaya Carol D. Pennycook Natalie Gosselin


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