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Michelle Laniel

Michelle Laniel
Michelle Laniel Partner | Toronto
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Recent representative transactions include advising:

  • A manufacturing company in connection with a senior credit facility and a subordinated notes offering

  • A marketing and manufacturer of various foods in connection with a US$1.75-billion unsecured revolving credit facility

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia, as agent, in connection with a US$1.2-billion credit facility provided to Teck Resources Limited

  • A syndicate of lenders in connection with a US$3.0-billion credit facility provided to a mining company

  • IAMGold Corporation on its US$250-million syndicated credit facility provided by a group of lenders led by National Bank of Canada

  • Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ (Canada) in connection with a number of letter of credit facilities in favour of Canadian mining companies

  • The Bank of Nova Scotia in connection with senior secured credit facilities in favour of Tahoe Resources Inc.

  • Highline Produce Limited in connection with revolving and term credit facilities in its favour by The Toronto-Dominion Bank, as lender

  • GE Canada Finance Holding Company and a syndicate of lenders in connection with its credit facilities to Clearwater Seafoods Limited Partnership

  • Bell Aliant Regional Communications Limited Partnership and its affiliates in connection with their financing arrangements

Awards & Recognition

Michelle has been recognized as a leading lawyer in the following publications:

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada 2019 (Asset-Based Lending Practice and Banking and Finance Law)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms - 2018 Edition ("Rising Star" - Banking)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018 (Asset-Based Lending - Repeatedly Recommended)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2018 (Banking & Financial Institutions - Repeatedly Recommended)


Admitted to the Ontario Bar - 2003
LL.B. (Gold Medallist), University of Windsor - 2002
B.A. (Hon., Magna Cum Laude), York University - 1999

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