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About Aimee

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 is recognized in the following publications:

  • Who's Who Legal: Thought Leaders – Global Elite 2024 (Banking – Finance)

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada – 2021, 2023–2024 (Asset-Based Lending Practice, Banking and Finance Law)

  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (2022–2024: Asset Equipment Finance/Leasing; 2020–2024: Asset-Based Lending, Banking & Financial Institutions)

  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial and Corporate Law Firms (2022–2023: Banking; 2020–2021: Banking – Highly Regarded)

  • Who's Who Legal: Global – 2022–2023 (Banking – Finance)

  • Who's Who Legal: Canada – 2020–2023 (Banking)

  • The Legal 500 Canada – 2021–2022 (Banking and Finance)


Admitted to the Nova Scotia Barristers' Society – 2005
Admitted to the Ontario Bar – 2002
LLB, University of Western Ontario – 2001
BComm, Dalhousie University – 1997


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