Aryo Shalviri

Aryo Shalviri

AssociateBlake, Cassels & Graydon LLPInsolvency and Restructuring

Aryo Shalviri is a restructuring and insolvency lawyer with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Toronto. His practice is focused on complex commercial reorganizations, financial restructurings, and distressed mergers, acquisitions and investments. He routinely represents debtors, lenders, court-appointed officers, suppliers and other major stakeholders on restructuring and formal insolvency matters and related litigation. Aryo is also a member of the Blakes’ Distressed Retail Sub-Group and has acted as trusted counsel to key stakeholders on every large retail insolvency over the past several years.

Aryo Shalviri is a restructuring and insolvency lawyer with Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP in Toronto. His practice is focused on complex commercial reorganizations, financial restructurings, and distressed mergers, acquisitions and investments. He routinely represents debtors, lenders, court-appointed officers, suppliers and other major stakeholders on restructuring and formal insolvency matters and related litigation. Aryo is also a member of the Blakes’ Distressed Retail Sub-Group and has acted as trusted counsel to key stakeholders on every large retail insolvency over the past several years.

Education

  • Dalhousie University, 2012
  • Simon Fraser University, B.A., 2009

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2013

Experience

  • The debtors in the plenary Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act (Canada) ("CCAA") proceedings of Carillion Canada Inc., Carillion Construction Inc., Canada Holdings Inc., Carillion Canada Finance Corp. and Carillion Pacific Construction Inc. (construction and services)
  • The agent for a syndicate of senior secured creditors in the Concordia International restructuring proceedings (pharmaceutical)The agent for a syndicate of senior secured creditors in the Concordia International restructuring proceedings. (pharmaceutical)
  • A significant group of suppliers and service providers holding millions of dollars of claims in the CCAA proceedings of Sears Canada Inc., et al. (retail)A significant group of suppliers and service providers holding millions of dollars of claims in the CCAA proceedings of Sears Canada Inc., et al. (retail)
  • The court-appointed monitor in the CCAA proceedings of Express Fashion Apparel Canada Inc., et al. (retail)
  • The largest group of unsecured trade suppliers in the insolvency proceedings of Target Canada Co., et al. (retail)The largest group of unsecured trade suppliers in the insolvency proceedings of Target Canada Co., et al. (retail)
  • The debtors in the CCAA proceedings of Lightstream Resources Ltd., 1863359 Alberta Ltd., LTS Resources Partnership, 1863360 Alberta Ltd. and Bakken Resources Partnership. (oil and gas)
  • The lending syndicate in the CCAA proceedings of Endurance Energy Ltd. (oil and gas)
  • The court-appointed monitor in the CCAA proceedings of Primus Telecommunications Canada, Inc., et al. (telecommunications)

Awards & Honours

  • 2011 Alistair Fraser Award for Highest Standing
  • Honourable W.A. Henry Prize for highest standing in constitutional law classes

Associations

  • Turnaround Management Association, the Canadian Bar Association and the Ontario Bar Association, The Advocates' Society, Ascend Leadership