Torys receives high rankings in capital markets, banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, project finance, and restructuring and insolvency in Legal Media Group/Euromoney's 2012 IFLR 1000

October 24, 2011

Capital Markets

"The firm's clients include Canada's largest corporations and its five major banks as well as high-profile private equity investors."

Leading Lawyers

Adam Armstrong
Kevin Fougere
Kevin Morris
Karrin Powys-Lybbe

Bank Lending

"Last year, the firm represented Novelis as global coordinating counsel in its $4.8 billion refinancing, in a deal that closed in December 2010 and involved 12 jurisdictions around the world."

Leading lawyers

Adam Delean
Blair Keefe
Tom Zverina

Financial Services Regulatory

"One of the largest deals acted on by the firm saw (Torys) acting for Novelis on a $4.8 billion refinancing consisting of a $1.5 billion loan, an $800 million asset based revolving credit facility and a $2.5 billion high-yield offering."

Leading Lawyers

Amanda Balasubramanian
Adam Delean
Kevin Fougere
Blair Keefe
Nadine Rockman Katz
Tom Zverina

Mergers and Acquisitions

"In one of the largest integrated media deals in Canada in 2010, Torys represented The Woodbridge Company and CTVglobemedia in connection with BCE's acquisition of CTV and Woodbridge's acquisition of The Globe and Mail."

Leading Lawyers

Richard Balfour
Philip Brown
Matt Cockburn
Sharon Geraghty
Michael Siltala

Project Finance

"They know their business and they know the industry," says one client. "A lot of the business we do is highly structured; you need to know what the risks are and what business and legal points you can compromise on. They do, better than anyone."

Leading Lawyers

Tony Cioni
Kevin Fougere
Tara Mackay
Jonathan Weisz

Restructuring and Insolvency

"One deal that highlights the firm's increased status is the Nortel Networks CCAA (Companies' Creditors Arrangements Act) proceedings. The Tory's team acted as Canadian counsel to the company on the cross border deal."

Leading lawyers

Tony DeMarinis

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