Vickie Wong is a Partner and the Financial Services lead at WeirFoulds LLP.

Vickie has extensive experience in acting for both lenders and borrowers in a variety of debt financing arrangements including asset-based loans, bilateral and syndicated financings, franchise financing, first and second lien loans,and project and acquisition financings. Vickie has also assisted clients with insolvency and debt restructuring matters. Vickie's experience spans a variety of industry sectors including agriculture, manufacturing, health care, food & hospitality, and retail businesses.
 
With financial market conditions continually changing and evolving, Vickie works closely with her clients to ensure they are kept up-to-date and understand the legal and business implications of industry developments.

Vickie has been repeatedly recognized as a leading practitioner in the area of Banking and Financial Institutions by the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and has been recognized in Legal 500 Canada as a key practitioner and "proactive problem solver".

Vickie is actively engaged in the legal profession and matters that benefit the larger community. She has spoken at industry conferences as well as client training seminars on various lending, personal property and practise-related topics.

Vickie is also a member of Bay Street Fore a Cause, a not for profit corporation comprised of "Bay Street" professionals with a desire to give back to their community by raising funds for child and youth-related charitable causes in the Greater Toronto Area.

Vickie Wong is a Partner and the Financial Services lead at WeirFoulds LLP.

Vickie Wong is a Partner and the Financial Services lead at WeirFoulds LLP.

Vickie has extensive experience in acting for both lenders and borrowers in a variety of debt financing arrangements including asset-based loans, bilateral and syndicated financings, franchise financing, first and second lien loans,and project and acquisition financings. Vickie has also assisted clients with insolvency and debt restructuring matters. Vickie's experience spans a variety of industry sectors including agriculture, manufacturing, health care, food & hospitality, and retail businesses.
 
With financial market conditions continually changing and evolving, Vickie works closely with her clients to ensure they are kept up-to-date and understand the legal and business implications of industry developments.

Vickie has been repeatedly recognized as a leading practitioner in the area of Banking and Financial Institutions by the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory and has been recognized in Legal 500 Canada as a key practitioner and "proactive problem solver".

Vickie is actively engaged in the legal profession and matters that benefit the larger community. She has spoken at industry conferences as well as client training seminars on various lending, personal property and practise-related topics.

Vickie is also a member of Bay Street Fore a Cause, a not for profit corporation comprised of "Bay Street" professionals with a desire to give back to their community by raising funds for child and youth-related charitable causes in the Greater Toronto Area.

SIGNIFICANT TRANSACTIONS

Canadian counsel to a syndicate of lenders in respect of US$600 million cross-border, asset-based loan facilities made available to a large North American retailer.

Counsel to the lender in connection with a $95.5 million acquisition and working capital financing, relating to the acquisition of a particle board and panel products business
Counsel to a syndicate of lenders in respect of a $60 million secured financing, relating to a sponsor funded acquisition of a commercial refrigeration and insulated door and panel business

Canadian counsel to a U.S. private equity fund in connection with asset-based financing obtained in connection with its purchase of certain agricultural related businesses and operations

Canadian counsel to the Administrative Agent for a global syndicate of lenders in respect of a US$1.6 billion secured financing relation to the acquisition of a North American consumer products manufacturer

Canadian Counsel to the Administrative Agent for a syndicate of lenders in respect of a US$265 million secured financing to a medical products manufacturer

Counsel to the Administrative Agent for a syndicate of lenders in connection with $780 million credit facilities to a borrower in the agricultural sector

Counsel to the Administrative Agent for a syndicate of lenders in connection with $100 million asset-based credit facilities to a well known North American furniture retailer

Counsel to the lender in connection with $16,500,000 credit facility to a borrower in the food industry

Counsel to the lender in connection with $40,800.000 credit facilities to a borrower in the healthcare services area.

Publications

"Priorities Matter – But That's Not All That Matters!", WeirFoulds LLP, October 2018

"A Matter of "Interest"", October 2018

STA Alert: Why Your Pledges of Limited Partnership Units May Be Ticking Time Bombs Under The Securities Transfer Act, 2006 – co-author, National Creditor Debtor Review

The New Securities Transfer Act – "Control" Your Collateral – co-author, National Creditor Debtor Review

The New Limitations Act – Its Impact Upon Demand Obligations

Awards & Recognition

Repeatedly recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading lawyer in Banking and Financial Institutions

Recognized by the Legal 500 Canada 2016 as a key practitioner and "proactive problem solver"

Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association

Ontario Bar Association

American Bar Association

Community Involvement

Member, Bay Street Fore a Cause

Partner

Toronto
Direct 416-947-5065
Fax 416-365-1876
vwong@weirfoulds.com

Practice Areas

Financial Institutions and Services 

Insolvency and Restructuring 

Banking & Finance

Called to the Bar
Ontario
Education
University of Western Ontario
LL.B

McMaster University
B.A.

Awards & Recognition

Repeatedly recognized in the Canadian Legal Lexpert® Directory as a leading lawyer in Banking and Financial Institutions

Recognized by the Legal 500 Canada 2016 as a key practitioner and "proactive problem solver"

Affiliations

Canadian Bar Association

Ontario Bar Association

American Bar Association

Community Involvement
Member, Bay Street Fore a Cause

Called to the Bar

Ontario

Education

University of Western Ontario
LL.B

McMaster University
B.A.