Darcy Ammerman

PartnerMcMillan LLPIn-House Counsel

Darcy advises clients on all aspects of corporate and commercial transactions on a domestic and international scale at McMillan LLP. Darcy's transactional experience includes syndicated lending, asset-based lending, real estate, DIP financing, mezzanine financing, private placement and corporate restructuring. Darcy also routinely advises federally regulated entities such as financial institutions and insurance companies with respect to regulatory compliance and licensing and operational requirements.

Darcy advises clients on all aspects of corporate and commercial transactions on a domestic and international scale at McMillan LLP. Darcy's transactional experience includes syndicated lending, asset-based lending, real estate, DIP financing, mezzanine financing, private placement and corporate restructuring. Darcy also routinely advises federally regulated entities such as financial institutions and insurance companies with respect to regulatory compliance and licensing and operational requirements.

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, Certificate in Regulatory Compliance & Legal Risk Management for Financial Institutions, 2015
  • University of Ottawa, LL.B., 2010
  • Carleton University, M.A., 2006
  • Carleton University, B.A. (Hons.), 2002

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 2011

Experience

  • Counsel to The Co-operators Group Limited in the merger of its travel insurance company TIC Travel Insurance Coordinators with Allianz Global Assistance Canada, creating one of the largest travel insurance providers in the country operating as Allianz Global Assistance, as described in the April 2015 edition of Lexpert
  • Counsel to The Bank of Nova Scotia in connection with an extension of a senior secured revolving credit facility to North American Palladium Ltd., an established precious metals producer, as described in the October 2013 edition of Lexpert
  • Assisted a major Schedule I Bank to obtain a security interest over a mine in Mexico, along with other collateral located in Peru and Barbados
  • Counsel to Intrinsic4D Inc. in connection with the 2016 closing of its brokered private placement of debenture units, led by Gravitas Securities Inc., Gravitas Capital International Inc. and Echelon Wealth Partners Inc., for gross proceeds of $3.13 million
  • Canadian counsel to Vitran Corporation Inc., a publicly traded North American transportation company in the sale of its Supply Chain Operation ("SCO") business to LEGACY Supply Chain for US $97 million in cash in which LEGACY Supply Chain acquired various Vitran Canadian and U.S. subsidiaries carrying on the SCO business, as described in the June 2013 edition of Lexpert arbados

Associations

  • Past Executive Member, OBA Young Lawyers' Division Central, 2012-2013
  • Part Board Member, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute Research Ethics Board
  • Ontario Bar Association
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • Member, Women's Business Network
  • Mentor, Women's Legal Mentorship Program
  • Member, Young Leaders in Infrastructure

Awards & Honours

  • IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate Guide 2016 rising star in banking and financial services