Samantha Rossman
Partner | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-3353

Samantha represents Canadian, U.S. and international financial institutions as well as corporate borrowers, including those in the mining and natural resources sectors in connection with project financings, streaming transactions, 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.


Samantha has worked on several significant financings including representing:

  • Washington Companies in connection with its debt financing for its C$1.5-billion acquisition of Dominion Diamond Corporation

  • Platinum Group Metals in connection with a senior and subordinated secured loan facilities

  • Canadian syndicates in a number of large syndicated asset-based lending transactions in the natural resource sector

  • A syndicate of lenders in connection with a C$175-million subordinated credit facility in the services industry

  • Capstone Mining Corp. on refinancing its C$400-million secured revolving credit facility

  • Whistler Blackcomb Holdings for the refinancing of its secured revolving credit facilities

  • A U.S. lender in connection with a C$395-million commercial real estate loan to Canadian borrower

  • Veris Gold Corp. in connection with its C$120-million gold forward purchase transaction with a gold pre-payment to Deutsche Bank AG

  • Jimmie Creek General Partnership in connection with a C$176-million loan facility for the Jimmie Creek hydroelectric project

  • Dokie General Partnership in connection with the acquisition of the 144-megawatt Dokie Ridge wind project and a C$175-million construction syndicated loan facility and a C$16-million letter of credit facility for the construction/operation of the project


Samantha is recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019-2020 (Banking and Finance Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2019 (Asset-Based Lending)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018 (Repeatedly recommended in the area of Asset-Based Lending)