Maki Helgi High Resolution Image

Helgi Maki


Syndicated Loan, Financing and Restructuring Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.5741

Helgi Maki has broad experience advising on various types of financing transactions, routinely acting for a wide range of domestic and foreign credit providers, borrowers and sponsors on both domestic and cross-border syndicated loan facilities, acquisition and tender-offer financings, workouts and restructurings as well as private and public debt issuances. She has also had exposure to a wide variety of other transactional work.

Prior to joining Bennett Jones, she worked as a corporate associate at another major Toronto law firm.

Helgi has authored and co-authored articles related to her practice area, including:

  • Author of "Unique Challenges in Taking Security Over Particular Types of Assets" for the Ontario Bar Association conference Commercial Loans: Practising Perfection to Ensure Enforceable Security, October 2009.
  • Co-author of "Enforcement of NAFTA Chapter 11 Investor-State Awards: Implications for Enforcement of Investor-State Awards under the Energy Charter Treaty", for the Canadian Bar Association International Commercial Arbitration Conference, Calgary, May 2003.

Select Experience

  • Calgary Fuel Facilities Corporation Ltd. in connection with its $90 million private placement of 3.549% 30-year amortizing bonds through RBC Capital Markets, as agent.

  • Klondex Mines Ltd. acquires the Hollister mine and the Esmeralda mine and mill in Northern Nevada for approximately C$150,000,000.  Read more

  • TerraPro Group Inc., an Alberta-based provider of environmental, terrain protection and remote access solutions, in connection with its reorganization pursuant to a plan of arrangement and concurrent refinancing Read more

News & Speaking Engagements