Celia K. Rhea

Goodmans LLP

333 Bay St, Suite 3400, Bay Adelaide Ctr, W Twr
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7
Phone: (416) 597-4178
Fax: (416) 979-1234
E-mail: [email protected]

Partner in the Banking and Finance, M&A, and Private Equity Law Groups. Has a transactional practice that focuses on financing, M&A, private equity, and restructuring. Advises borrowers, lenders and sponsors in acquisition financing, 1st and 2nd lien financings, bond issuances and restructurings. Mandates include ADVANZ PHARMA Corp (f/k/a Concordia International Corporation) US$300 million bond issuance and US$800 million and €223 million credit facilities; Brookfield Principal Credit in its US$650 million credit facility to Bumble Bee Foods; Carlyle Group in its $225 million credit facility to Empire Communities; Penfund Capital in its 2nd lien credit facility to Goodlife Fitness; Michael Budman and Don Green in the sale of a majority stake in Roots Canada to Searchlight Capital; Toys "R" Us Canada in its $300 million sale to Fairfax Financial Holdings; and Onex Corporation in the debt financing of its acquisition of WestJet Airlines Ltd. Recognized as a leading lawyer by various legal publications including Lexpert®, Chambers, IFLR 1000, and The Best Lawyers in Canada.

Year Called to the Bar:1986 (ON)
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