Aletha Utley
Associate | Vancouver
Vancouver: 604-631-4607

Aletha's practice focuses primarily on debt financing, corporate finance and related transactions. She has assisted both lenders and borrowers on secured and unsecured financings (bilateral and syndicated), project financings, asset-based lending transactions, commercial real estate financings and cross-border transactions. She works closely with public issuers and private companies across a wide range of industries and sectors, including mining, energy, biotech, agriculture and financial services.


Recent representative transactions include advising:

  • Platinum Group Metals in connection with a senior secured loan facility with syndicate of lenders

  • JDS Silver Inc. in connection with the successful project financing of its Silvertip Project in Northern British Columbia

  • Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. on its acquisition of GE Capital's commercial distribution finance and vender finance businesses

  • Numerous large, mid-market and smaller syndicated and non-syndicated credit facilities led by Canadian banks ranging in size from C$5-million to C$1-billion