66 Wellington St W, Suite 5300, TD Bank Twr, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1997 (ON)
Industry Group Leader of firm’s national Power Group and pin the firm’s Toronto office. Significant experience representing domestic and foreign acquirers, investors and sellers of a variety of energy and infrastructure assets, including energy transmission and distribution, district energy, and all conventional and alternative power generation technologies, including nuclear. Regularly acts on complex project development and joint venturing arrangements for project developers, sponsors and hosts, including structuring and negotiating commercial arrangements such as joint venture and governance agreements, power purchase and energy service agreements, operations, maintenance, management and service contracts, and conservation and demand management agreements. Has assisted financial institutions and borrowers on numerous project financings and re-financings of energy projects and distribution systems across Canada and in the US.
On September 25, 2018, Inter Pipeline Ltd. (“Inter Pipeline”) completed its divestiture of the Heartland Petrochemical Complex’s Central Utility Block (“CUB”) to Fengate Capital Management (“Fengate”), a privately held infrastructure and real estate investment firm.
Bruce Power L.P. has established a program providing for the offering and issuance of an unlimited aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes. In conjunction therewith, on June 23, 2016, Bruce Power L.P. issued $600,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Series 2016-1 Senior Unsecured Notes, due June 23, 2021, and $400,000,000 aggregate principal amount of Series 2016-2 Senior Unsecured Notes, due June 23, 2026.
On December 3, 2015, Bruce Power L.P. (Bruce Power) and the Independent Electricity System Operator (the IESO) entered into the Amended and Restated Bruce Power Refurbishment Implementation Agreement (the ARBPRIA) to extend the operating life of the Bruce Power facility to 2064.