595 Burrard St, Suite 2600, PO Box 49314, 3 Bentall Ctr, Vancouver, BC
Year called to bar: 2000 (BC); 2001 (ON)
Samantha is a Partner in the Vancouver office and represents Canadian, US and international financial institutions, as well as corporate borrowers, including those in the mining and natural resources sectors, in connection with project financings, bilateral and syndicated loan transactions, second lien and mezzanine financings, asset-based lending transactions, commercial real estate loan transactions and cross-border transactions. She also has experience in structured finance transactions, including securitizations and a broad range of derivative products and transactions.
PRA Group, Inc. (“PRA Group”), through one of its subsidiaries, completed the acquisition of Resurgent Holdings LLC’s (“Resurgent”) Canadian business. PRA Group is a global leader in acquiring and collecting non-performing loans, and the acquisition supports PRA Group’s position as a market-leading non-performing loan business in Canada.
On February 28, 2019, Tilray, Inc. (“Tilray”), a global leader in cannabis research, cultivation, production and distribution, acquired through a subsidiary all of the issued and outstanding securities of FHF Holdings Ltd. (doing business as “Manitoba Harvest”) from Compass Group Diversified Holdings, LLC (“Compass”) and other shareholders of Manitoba Harvest, by way of a plan of arrangement pursuant to the Business Corporation Act (British Columbia).
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.