Emco Amends and Restates Lending Facilities

On June 2, 2003, London, Ontario-based Emco Corporation amended and restated their asset-based lending facilities with a syndicate of lenders, led by Bank of America, NA, acting through its Canadian branch. The value of the deal is confidential. Emco is a distributor and manufacturer of building materials for the residential, commercial and industrial markets.

Emco was represented in-house by Mark Whitley, vice-president, general counsel and secretary; by McCarthy T├ętrault LLP with a team led by Alec Bildy and assisted by Kristina Shaw; by Jennifer Legge and Donald Belovich of Stikeman Elliott LLP; and by Stewart McKelvey Stirling Scales with a team led by Charles Reagh.

The syndicate of lenders was represented in Canada, by Ogilvy Renault with a team led by Kevin Morley and Sam Billard, assisted by Alana Hunt, Laverne Garcia and Jane Bogaty; and in the U.S., by Goldberg, Kohn, Bell, Black, Rosenbloom & Moritz, Ltd. with a team led by David Dranoff and assisted by Joseph Martin.