C. Nicole Sigouin

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP

C. Nicole Sigouin

C. Nicole Sigouin

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Biography

Nicole Sigouin practises in all areas of banking and finance. She has extensive experience acting for financial institutions and borrowers in connection with domestic and cross-border debt financing transactions, asset-based lending, project finance, acquisition financings and complex financial restructurings (including the ground-breaking $32 billion restructuring of third-party asset-backed commercial paper in Canada). She is a member of our special situations team, applying her experience to urgent and critical corporate reorganizations.


Professional experience

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  • LL.B./B.C.L., McGill University, 1995
  • Ontario 1997

Ms. Sigouin acted recently for the following clients:

  • TransAlta Renewables Inc. in connection with the secured private placement of C$260 million aggregate principal amount of senior amortizing bonds for its indirect majority-owned subsidiary Kent Hills Wind LP
  • Brookfield Capital Partners Ltd. in connection with a secured $375 million acquisition ‎credit facility in favour of its subsidiary, BCP IV Service Station LP, provided by a syndicate of lenders co-led by The Bank of Nova Scotia and RBC Capital Markets, the proceeds of which were used to acquire a portfolio of gas stations and related assets from Loblaws
  • TransAlta Corporation in connection with C$206 million in aggregate principal amount of senior secured floating rate bonds for its indirect wholly owned subsidiary TAPC Holdings LP
  • TransAlta Renewables Inc. in connection with the secured private placement of C$159 million aggregate principal amount of senior amortizing bonds for its indirect wholly owned subsidiary New Richmond Wind L.P
  • TransAlta Renewables Inc. in connection with a secured C$442 million bond offering for its indirect wholly owned subsidiary Melancthon Wolfe Wind LP
  • Parq Holdings Limited Partnership in connection with a US$415 million project financing for the development of a resort and casino in Vancouver
  • TELUS International (Cda) Inc. in connection with a US$330 million secured credit facility provided by a syndicate of lenders led by The Bank of Nova Scotia and The Toronto-Dominion Bank
  • TELUS Corporation in connection with a C$2.25 billion credit facility provided by a syndicate of lenders led by The Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Parmalat Canada Inc. in connection with credit facilities totaling C$175 million provided by a syndicate of lenders led by The Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Alpha Auto Group Holdings LP in connection with C$139 million secured acquisition and floor plan financings provided to certain subsidiaries of Alpha Auto by The Toronto-Dominion Bank
  • Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory, 2018-2019: recommended in Banking & Financial Institutions
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Law Society of Upper Canada
  • Osgoode Professional Development CLE Faculty
  • Author, Lender Liability, Lexis Practice AdvisorSM (LexisNexis)