Peter J. Wiazowski
Peter J. Wiazowski
(514) 847-6047
(514) 286-5474
1 Place Ville Marie, Suite 2500, Montréal, QC
Year called to bar: 2008 (QC); 2000 (New York)
Peter Wiazowski is a seasoned practitioner in cross-border capital markets and banking, both in Canada and the United States. Mr. Wiazowski is responsible for the origination and execution of debt financing and equity transactions across numerous industries, including financial services, healthcare/life sciences, transportation, energy, mining, telecommunications and fintech/martech. Peter leads transactions in connection with all aspects of credit structuring and liability management, including debt offerings and placements, secured credit facilities, debt tender offers and refinancings, as well as debt capital markets and alternative lending solutions for M&A, project finance and infrastructure, in addition to institutional equity capital markets initiatives. He also advises companies on securities regulatory and compliance matters, continuous disclosure obligations and risk management and controls. In recent years, Peter also advised on transition, compliance and policy matters relating to interest rate benchmark transition (CORRA and SOFR). Peter is currently Norton Rose Fulbright’s National Practice Coordinator for Banking & Debt Capital Markets.
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On Nov. 25, 2020, Intact Financial Corporation (Intact) completed private placements of subscription receipts to Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (collectively, the Cornerstones) for aggregate gross proceeds of approximately $3.2 billion
On Dec. 3, Bausch Health Companies Inc. completed its cross-border issuance and sale of US$2.0 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes
Bombardier Inc. completed the disposition of its remaining interest in Airbus Canada Limited Partnership (Airbus Canada) to Airbus and the Government of Quebec
Northern Courier Pipeline Limited Partnership (Northern Courier) issued $1 billion of 3.365% senior notes (Senior Notes) with RBC Capital Markets (RBCCM) acting as sole bookrunner and global lead agent in respect of the offering of senior notes (the Offering), and TD Securities acted as co-manager.
Fiera Capital Corp. completes a offering of a senior subordinated unsecured debenture
HEXO Corp. completes its acquisition of Newstrike Brands for C$263m
On October 6, 2016, Gaz Métro inc. (“GMi”) announced that it has completed a private placement of $125 million of Series T First Mortgage Bonds (“the Series T Bonds”). The Series T Bonds are secured by a guarantee as to payment of principal and interest by Gaz Métro Ltd. Partnership (“Gaz Métro”), together with collateral security backed by the assets of GMi and Gaz Métro.
The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation, acquired the holding company of The Standard Life Assurance Company of Canada and Standard Life Investments Inc. from Standard Life plc in consideration for a payment of CAD$4 billion in cash.
On November 2, 2010, Bombardier completed its issuance and sale of €780 million aggregate principal amount of its new Senior Notes due 2021, which carry a coupon of 6.125 per cent sold at 99.0422 per cent.
On December 18, 2006, Bombardier Inc. entered into a new €4.3 billion syndicated letter of credit facility completing its 2006 refinancing initiative, which included, in addition to the letter of credit facility, the issuance in Europe and the United States of €1.9 billion aggregate principal amount of senior notes and a debt tender offer in Europe.