Noriko Shimura advises Canadian corporations with
business activities in Japan and liaises with Japanese companies entering the
Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Noriko was an associate
for another major international law firm based in Tokyo, Japan, where she
specialized in debt capital markets transactions, finance and general corporate
matters. She has advised leading global financial institutions on various
matters relating to debt securities, including "Samurai
- Northern Frontier Corp., in connection with its $27 million acquisition of Central Water & Equipment Services Ltd., a concurrent $21 million bought deal offering of common shares and warrants and the establishment of new senior credit facilities.
- TriWest Capital Partners, one of Canada's leading private equity firms, in connection with its acquisition of Triple M Housing Ltd, a leading manufacturer of factory built housing.