Tracy Sandler

PartnerOsler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLPInsolvency & Restructuring; Commercial; In-House Counsel; Finance

Tracy Sandler is the National Chair of the Insolvency & Restructuring Group at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt. Tracy practices commercial law with an emphasis on corporate recapitalizations, reorganizations, and restructurings and related transactions including acquisitions and divestitures. She has extensive experience in complex cross-border restructurings and insolvencies. She advises court officers, major debtor corporations, boards, lending syndicates, bondholders and private equity sponsors. She also presents and writes on various commercial matters.

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Tracy Sandler is the National Chair of the Insolvency & Restructuring Group at Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt.

Tracy practices commercial law with an emphasis on corporate recapitalizations, reorganizations, and restructurings and related transactions including acquisitions and divestitures. She has extensive experience in complex cross-border restructurings and insolvencies.  She advises court officers, major debtor corporations, boards, lending syndicates, bondholders and private equity sponsors. She also presents and writes on various commercial matters. 

Education

  • Osgoode Hall Law School, LL.B.
  • McMaster University, B.A.

Bar Admission

  • Ontario, 1991

Experience

  • Homburg Invest Inc. in connection with its restructuring under the CCAA
  • Crystal Financial, LLC in connection with a loan facility to Petrowest Energy Services Trust
  • FTI Consulting, Inc. as Monitor of Renin Corp.
  • Versa Capital in connection with its DIP Loan to and acquisition of Bowe +Bell & Howell in CCAA and Chapter 11 proceedings
  • Blockbuster Canada Co. in connection with the restructuring of its Canadian operations
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers Inc. in connection with the receivership of Northern Sawmills Inc. and Atikokan Forest Products Ltd. and Cover-All Holding Corp.
  • Canwest Global Communications in connection with its refinancing, CCAA restructuring and sale of its broadcast and newspaper businesses
  • General Motors of Canada in its successful out of court restructuring in Canada
  • HSH Nordbank as agent to the senior lending syndicate in the CCAA and receivership of Skypower Corp
  • Archibald Candy Corporation and Archibald Candy (Canada) Corporation (Laura Secord) in the cross-border restructuring and sale of Laura Secord
  • Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation in the restructuring and sale of Krispy Kreme's Canadian operations

Associations

  • Insolvency Institute of Canada
  • American Bankruptcy Institute (Board of Directors; Member of ABI Banking and Finance and International Committees)
  • Turnaround Management Association (Toronto Chapter) (Past President)
  • Turnaround Management Association (U.S.) (Past Member, Board of Directors)
  • INSOL International
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • The Advocates' Society

Awards & Honours

  • The Best Lawyers in Canada (Insolvency and Financial Restructuring), 2013
  • Chambers Global: The World's Leading Lawyers for Business (Restructuring/Insolvency), 2012
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory (Insolvency & Financial Restructuring), 2012
  • Guide to the World's Leading Insolvency and Restructuring Lawyers, 2010
  • IFLR 1000: The Guide to the World's Leading Financial Law Firms