100 King St W, Suite 1600, 1 First Cdn Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1998 (ON)
Christopher Alam is a partner, leader of Gowling WLG’s national Lending Group and head of the Real Estate and Financial Services Group in the firm’s Toronto office. He is also co-lead of the firm’s national artificial intelligence technology sub-group. His practice includes the full range of corporate commercial and lending transactions. Chris acts for both creditors, including banks and other major financial institutions, and debtors in secured and unsecured lending and leasing transactions that include public and private acquisitions, asset-based loans, and term and revolving facilities in both a domestic and cross-border context. He is frequently called on by law firms around the world to provide Canadian advice and act on international financings and matters for Canadian subsidiaries. He acts for creditors, debtors and receivers in transactions involving insolvency and related issues and for US-based lenders carrying on lending businesses in Canada. Chris’ practice also includes advising a number of public and private corporations on general corporate issues, including mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, borrowings, commercial transactions as well as strategic matters. Chris has been recognized in the Legal 500 Canada and The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory.
On July 11, 2018, PSC Metals, LLC, Cappco Tubular Products Canada Inc. and certain of their affiliates (collectively, PSC) entered into a new credit agreement which provides for, inter alia, a senior secured asset-based revolving credit facility in the initial principal amount of US$65,000,000.