1055 West Georgia St, Suite 1500, PO Box 11117, Royal Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 1986 (ON); 2003 (BC)
Candy Saga is a senior lawyer in the firm’s Vancouver office. Candy’s deep expertise in the Canadian P3 market stems from over 30 years of experience in P3, infrastructure and project finance transactions both as senior in-house counsel for a major private sector P3 participant and as a private practice lawyer. Candy understands how P3 transactions can drive business decisions, which knowledge brings a unique and informed commercial approach to her role as legal counsel. The breadth of her experience allows her to service her clients beyond closing project transactions and is often sought out for her expertise in structuring mergers and acquisition transactions involving equity sponsors on P3 projects. In addition to her legal advisory services, Candy has co-taught “The Law and Policy of Public Private Partnerships” as an adjunct professor at the U of T Law School's GPLLM program from 2015 to 2018.
On May 28, 2004, BC Ferries, operator of the second largest ferry system in the world, closed its initial public offering of $250 million principal amount of senior secured bonds and established its initial syndicated bank credit facility for $355 million.