181 Bay St, Suite 1800, Brookfield Pl, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1996 (ON)
Partner and member of the Aird & Berlis Financial Services and Energy Groups and Executive Committee. LLM in banking and financial services and more than 20 years of experience in her field. Focuses on corporate and commercial lending transactions, including syndicated credit facilities, secured loans, project financings, acquisition financings, venture capital investments, and asset-based lending. Has specialized expertise in asset/equipment finance and leasing, including the structuring and documenting of bulk lease financing facilities and private securitizations. Represents a broad range of lenders, including domestic and international banks, life insurance companies, asset-based lenders, and investment funds. Acts on a regular basis for borrowers in many different industries. Member of the Canadian Finance & Leasing Association. Member of the Havergal College Board of Governors. Recognized in The Best Lawyers in Canada in asset-based lending, banking and finance law, equipment finance law, and structured finance law. Named Best Lawyers' 2021 and 2019 Equipment Finance Law Lawyer of the Year in Toronto. Included in ReferToHer's Financial Institution Transactions & Regulatory list. Listed in Lexpert® Special Edition — Leading Canadian Lawyers in Finance and M&A 2021.
Veridian Corporation and Whitby Hydro Energy Corporation amalgamated to form Elexicon Corporation, and their subsidiaries amalgamated to form a single regulated electricity distribution subsidiary, Elexicon Energy Inc., and a non-regulated subsidiary, Elexicon Group Inc.
On March 18, 2015, Chesswood Group Limited (“Chesswood”) announced that it had completed the acquisition of all of the shares in the capital of, and certain shareholder loan receivables in respect of, Blue Chip Leasing Corporation (“Blue Chip”) and EcoHome Financial Inc. (“EcoHome”) pursuant to a share purchase agreement between Chesswood, CB Leaseco Holdings Inc. (the “Vendor”), and the principals of the Vendor made as of February 25, 2015.