66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 2007 (ON)
Partner in the firm’s Business Law group in Toronto. She has a structured finance, financial services, and securities practice with a focus on securitization, covered bonds, and debt capital markets transactions. Expertise in public and private securitization transactions covering a variety of asset classes, including auto and equipment loans and leases, dealer floorplan loans, HVAC and water heater rental contracts, trade receivables, residential mortgages, lines of credit, and credit cards. She has also played a lead role in the establishment of covered bond programmes for a number of Canadian financial institutions and related international offerings. Regularly acts for issuers and underwriters in connection with public securities offerings and private placements, including offerings of secured and unsecured bonds and limited recourse capital notes. She was called to the Ontario Bar in 2007.
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Canada Corporation (“MBFSC”), an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG, established a platform to securitize from time to time its Canadian motor vehicle conditional sale contracts and installment sale contracts (“Receivables”) by forming Silver Arrow Canada LP, a limited partnership (the “Issuer”), and its sole general partner, Silver Arrow Canada GP Inc.
Pursuant to a €5 Billion Global Covered Bond Programme, on October 22, 2014, La Caisse centrale Desjardins du Québec (CCDQ) completed an offering of an aggregate amount of €1,000,000,000 0.375 per cent covered bonds due October 22, 2019 (the Covered Bonds).
On June 29, 2009, Ford Credit Canada Limited (FCCL) completed a retail loan securitization transaction, receiving proceeds of $0.6 billion. In order to carry out the transaction, Ford Auto Securitization Trust, a newly established master trust sponsored by FCCL, purchased a pool of retail conditional sale contracts from FCCL.
On June 24, 2009, Canadian Road Leasing Company (CRLC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Credit Canada Limited (FCCL), completed a lease securitization transaction, receiving proceeds of US$1.3 billion.
On April 15, 2009, Canadian Road Leasing Company (CRLC), a wholly owned subsidiary of Ford Credit Canada Limited (FCCL), completed a lease securitization transaction, receiving proceeds of $600 million.
On January 26, 2009 TD Capital Trust IV, a subsidiary of The Toronto-Dominion Bank, completed a public offering of $550,000,000 principal amount of 9.523 per cent TD Capital Trust IV Notes-Series 1 due June 30, 2108 and $450,000,000 principal amount of 10 per cent TD Capital Trust IV Notes-Series 2 due June 30, 2108.