199 Bay St, Suite 4000, Commerce Court West, Toronto, ON
Year called to bar: 1991 (ON)
Silvana has over 30 years of commercial real estate experience. She has worked on a wide variety of transactions, with an emphasis on real estate financings, joint ventures, acquisitions and dispositions of commercial real estate properties, receivership sales, security enforcement and restructurings. She is an active author and speaker on numerous real estate matters, including loans to joint ventures, due diligence in real estate financings and tendering in an electronic registration environment.
On June 27, 2017, Leadon Investment Inc., as Borrowers’ Representative, and certain of its affiliates, as Borrowers, completed the financing of 22 hotel properties across Canada, for a total amount of approximately $716 million, comprised of a $649-million term credit and a $67-million renovation credit with Aareal Bank AG, as Administrative Agent thereto.
On December 29, 2017, Mr. Don E. Wall (Don Wall), PHI Inc. (PHI) and HNZ Group Inc. (HNZ), a Toronto Stock Exchange-listed provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, completed a statutory plan of arrangement pursuant to which, among other things, Don Wall, through a beneficially wholly-owned acquisition company, acquired all of the issued and outstanding common shares and variable voting shares of HNZ for $18.70 in cash per share, and PHI subsequently acquired HNZ’s offshore business conducted in New Zealand, Australia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea. The total consideration paid to former holders of HNZ shares was approximately $233 million