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David Wiseman

Partner

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Bay Adelaide Centre - West Tower
333 Bay Street, Suite 3400
Toronto, ON M5H 2S7

Tel:   416.597.6266
Fax:   416.979.1234

David is a partner with over twenty years of deal experience in bank and asset-based lending, project finance, high-yield debt and restructurings with banking and finance components.  David represents lenders, borrowers and sponsors on domestic, cross-border and international finance transactions.

David is recognized as a leading lawyer in the areas of bank lending, project finance, asset-based lending and global mining by IFLR 1000, Best Lawyers in Canada, Who’s Who Legal and Lexpert.  David also has the highest possible rating (AV Preeminent) from Lexis-Nexis/Martindale-Hubbell for ethical standards and legal ability.  David has written and spoken on debt finance topics in a variety of forums, including co-authoring and editing the Canada chapter of The Acquisition and Leveraged Finance Review and The Lending and Secured Financing Review.

Representative Work

  • SkyPower Corp. in connection with its completion of 5 concurrent refinancings totalling USD$230 million by Nomura Securities International for its seven Ontario RESOP solar park projects
  • Hub International in connection with its USD$5.06 billion cross-border refinancing from Morgan Stanley, including unsecured notes, a secured term loan and secured US and Canadian revolvers
  • Conuma Resources in connection with its USD$250 million cross-border refinancing, comprised of a USD$200 Million 10% Senior Secured Notes Offering and a USD$25 Million credit facility from KeyBank, Goldman Sachs, Bank of Montreal, Jeffries Finance and Credit Suisse Canada
  • CJF Capital Partners and SUSI partners in connection with cross-border, non-recourse third party project financings of two energy storage projects in Ontario totalling 12MW
  • CEDA/OMERS in connection with its $125 million credit facilities with BNS.
  • Hudson Resources in connection with a multi-lender project financing in Greenland.
  • Mandalay Resources in connection with US$40 million HSBC credit facilities.
  • Ganfeng Lithium Co., Ltd. in connection with the USD$355 million financing of Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project in Jujuy, Argentina.
  • IAM Private Debt in connection with the refinancing of the Dorena hydroelectricity facility.
  • Canaccede Financial Group in connection with its US$75 million financing and $400 million debt portfolio purchase.
  • Ridgeback Resources in connection with its $400 million senior credit facilities and US$40 million 2nd lien notes.
  • OMERS/Golf Town/Golfsmith in connection with DIP credit facilities from Antares Capital.
  • Eurasian Resources Group in connection with US$3.1 billion in credit facilities from VTB Bank.
  • Noteholders in connection with Lightstream Resources’ US$715 million debt exchange and related restructuring.
  • KKR and Jefferies Finance in connection with the US$700 million refinancing of Preferred Sands.
  • SkyPower in connection with solar project financings totalling $564 million and 67MW of power.
  • Mandalay Resources in connection with its US$60 million gold-backed, exchangeable bond financing.
  • PNC Bank in connection with US$210 million credit facilities to Doheny Group.
  • Wells Fargo on various matters.
  • Siena Lending on various matters.
Education Queen's University (B.A. (Honours), English Literature)
Osgoode Hall/Schulich School of Business (J.D./M.B.A.)
Professional Affiliations

Law Society of Upper Canada
Association of Commercial Finance Attorneys (ACFA)
Canadian Bar Association (CBA)
Commercial Finance Association (CFA)
Ontario Bar Association (OBA)
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)