Carol D. Pennycook - Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Carol D. Pennycook

Listed in Best Lawyers since 2006

Carol Pennycook is a partner in the Corporate/Commercial, Capital Markets, Mergers & Acquisitions, Infrastructure, Banking and Energy practices. Her practice includes corporate finance, structured finance, mergers and acquisitions and corporate reorganization transactions. Carol is a member of the firm's Management Committee.

Carol has acted as counsel in major complex corporate reorganizations, plans of arrangement and going-private transactions, reorganization of companies in connection with proceedings under the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act, private and public negotiated merger transactions, transactions involving the acquisition of both public and private companies and public-private partnership transactions. A significant portion of Carol's practice involves financing transactions. She has acted as counsel to borrowers, arrangers and banking syndicates in numerous project financings, medium- and long-term debt offerings in the capital markets by public and private corporations, income trusts and government agencies, domestic and international syndicated bank financings, mortgage backed and other securitized financings, various structured finance transactions and credit and equity derivative transactions. She has been involved in a number of infrastructure financing transactions, including financings of public-private partnership transactions and renewable energy project finance. She has acted as counsel to the lenders and bond dealers in bank and capital markets bond and medium-term note offerings by the Greater Toronto Airports Authority and by 407 International Inc. She was lead counsel to the successful consortium for financing of the Port of Miami Tunnel Project and has advised both the sponsor side and lender side for several public-private partnership transactions. She is a director on the board of PPP Canada (P3C), a federal Crown corporation.

Carol was the Chair of the Advisory Committee appointed by the Government of Ontario to review Ontario's Commodity Futures Act, which in 2007 delivered a report on recommendations with respect to regulation of commodities and derivatives markets in Ontario. She also practised with the Corporate Finance Branch of the Ontario Securities Commission during a secondment program in 1984.

Carol's full biography is available here.


University of CalgaryJ.D. 1980
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLPPPP Canada

Office Location

155 Wellington Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 3J7

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2016 Lawyer of the Year in Banking and Finance Law of the Toronto Metro Area2014 Lawyer of the Year in Derivatives Law of the Toronto Metro Area
Carol D. Pennycook has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2016!Carol D. Pennycook has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2014!

Practice Areas

Banking and Finance Law
Corporate Law (Finance)
Derivatives Law
Energy Law
Project Finance Law
Securities Law