Catherine Doyle
Catherine Doyle
(416) 863-4160
(416) 863-2653
199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2006 (ON)
Catherine practises in the areas of project finance, infrastructure, public–private partnerships, and structured finance law. Catherine regularly advises on infrastructure projects, including in the transportation, social infrastructure, alternative energy, power, and health-care sectors. She has represented a wide variety of financial institutions in the financing of infrastructure assets, including bond underwriters, institutional investors, and Canadian and international banks. She has extensive experience in operating and term credit facilities, asset-based financings, lease financings, and structured financial products, and in structuring, negotiating, and documenting domestic and cross-border financing transactions in the bank, private placement, and bond markets. Catherine’s closed projects include the following: MacDonald Block Reconstruction Project, Royal Inland Hospital Project, New Toronto Courthouse Project, Enterprise Data Centre Borden Expansion Project, Stanton Territorial Hospital, Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford, Saskatchewan Joint-Use Schools Projects, Haile Gold Mine, John Hart Generating Station Replacement Project, Fort St. James Green Energy Project, Bow Lake Wind Farm, Northeast Anthony Henday Drive, Union Pearson Express, and New Oakville Hospital.
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The Government of Nova Scotia and Dexter Nova Alliance GP, reached financial close on the Highway 104 Sutherlands to Antigonish twinning project
On September 28, 2018, Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority, a Crown corporation of the Government of Canada, reached financial close with Bridging North America General Partnership (a partnership indirectly held by ACS Infrastructure Canada Inc., Fluor Canada Ltd. and Aecon Concessions, a division of Aecon Construction Group Inc.) for the design, construction, financing, operations, maintenance and rehabilitation of the Gordie Howe International Bridge Project, a new publicly-owned international bridge crossing between Windsor, Ont., and Detroit, Michigan.
On June 14, 2018, Nouvelle Autoroute 30, s.e.n.c.(NA30) successfully closed the $1.2 billion bond refinancing for Montreal highway Autoroute 30 (A-30) concession project (the A-30 Project). The bonds included approximately $828 million in long-term bonds, due 2042, priced at roughly 4.11% and approximately $390 million in medium-term bonds, due 2033, carrying a coupon of approximately 3.75%.
On February 22, 2018, Infrastructure Ontario, reached financial close with EllisDon Infrastructure NTC General Partnership to design, build, finance and maintain the New Toronto Courthouse Project.
On May 20, 2016, the Government of Canada, as represented by Defence Construction (1951) Ltd. (Defence Construction Canada) reached financial close with Uptime Infrastructure Partners (UIP) to design, build, finance, operate and maintain Shared Services Canada’s Enterprise Data Centre Borden, located at Canadian Forces Base Borden, Ontario, for the next 25 years.
The Saskatchewan Hospital North Battleford Project reached financial close on August 27, 2015, when Access Prairies Partnership (APP) entered into a Project Agreement with the Province of Saskatchewan (Province) for an integrated mental health hospital and correctional facility.
Two Saskatchewan Joint-Use Schools Projects reached financial close on August 20, 2015, when Joint Use Mutual Partnership #1 and Joint Use Mutual Partnership #2 entered into Project Agreements with the Province of Saskatchewan (Province) for 18 elementary schools and 9 joint-use facilities. The projects, presently valued at $635 million, are design, build, finance and maintain public-private partnerships, each with an operations period of 30 years from service commencement.