Partner. Practice focuses on a range of domestic and cross-border financing and corporate transactions acting for both creditors and debtors, with significant experience in distressed debt financing, restructurings and recapitalizations, as well as in the mining industry, with a particular focus on streaming transactions. Recent experience includes representation of: Nuvo Pharmaceuticals Inc. in connection with the financing for its purchase of Aralez Pharmaceuticals’ business; CanWel Building Materials Ltd. in connection with its high-yield debt issuance; Carlyle Credit Opportunities Fund in connection with its financing of a Canadian homebuilder; Franco-Nevada Corporation in connection with its various mining streams; Toys “R” Us Canada in connection with its CCAA proceedings and sale to Fairfax Financial Holdings. Recognized as a leading lawyer by The Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory for Asset-Based Lending and Banking, The Best Lawyers in Canada for banking and by the Lexpert® Special Edition: Leading Canadian Lawyers in Global Mining. Also recognized as a “Rising Star” by IFLR 1000 and Euromoney Expert Guides for banking.