Aimee Yee
Partner | Toronto
Toronto: 416-863-2689

Aimee's practice focuses primarily on domestic and cross-border financing and restructuring transactions. Aimee has advised lenders, borrowers, underwriters and issuers on asset-based financings, acquisition financings, equipment financings, inventory financings, warehouse financings, project financings, high yield offerings, debtor-in-possession financings and exit financings.

Aimee has been involved in a number of financing and restructuring transactions and high yield offerings in a variety of industry sectors, including forestry, telecommunications, transportation, manufacturing, aviation, construction and power and energy.

SELECT EXPERIENCE

A selection of Aimee's representative transactions includes acting for:

  • The administrative agent for the DIP lenders in the Eastman Kodak Company restructuring proceedings
  • The administrative agent for the lenders in the exit credit facilities to Resolute Forest Products Inc. (formerly, Abitibibowater Inc.) and certain of its subsidiaries
  • Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC), as agent, on its C$400-million revolving credit facility to Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.
  • CIBC, as agent, on its C$150-million letter of credit facility to Manitoba Telecom Services Inc.
  • The underwriters in connection with a C$125-million high yield note offering by Golf Town in connection with its acquisition of Golfsmith
  • CIBC, as administrative agent for the lenders, in the term and asset-based credit facilities to Richardson International Limited
  • The underwriters in connection with the US$290-million high yield note offering in connection with the acquisition of Trader Corporation
  • A Canadian pharmaceutical company in its restructuring proceedings and asset-based credit facilities from DIP lenders
  • The administrative agent for the DIP lenders in the Smurfit-Stone Container Enterprises, Inc. and Smurfit-Stone Container Canada Inc. restructuring proceedings
  • CHC Helicopter on its US$1.1-billion high-yield note offering and US$300-million senior secured revolving credit facility
  • Terrace Bay Pulp Inc. on its restructuring and term and asset-based lending exit credit facilities
  • Arclin Canada Ltd. on its restructuring and DIP and exit credit facilities
  • CVC Capital Partners on its credit facilities of approximately US$2-billion in connection with the acquisition of Univar N.V.
  • Stonebridge Financial Corporation, as agent, and the lenders on an approximately C$101.8-million loan to Aecon Tri Inc. for the construction of the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
AWARDS & RECOGNITION

Aimee has been recognized as a leading lawyer in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 in the areas of Banking & Financial Institutions and Asset-Based Lending.