Our lawyers provide lenders and borrowers with the advice and guidance they need to reduce risk and complete transactions on time, and on budget, without comprising service. With extensive experience working with prominent institutions, including one of Canada’s Big Five Banks, several non-traditional lenders and borrowers.
Our Banking, Financing & Insolvency lawyers have extensive knowledge of bankruptcy and insolvency matters. This allows us to provide well-considered advice and transaction structures to ensure risk is minimized, outcomes are predictable and clients are protected.
With well established connections to lawyers throughout Canada and all over the world, our lawyers are able to manage international transactions with ease, providing clients with a uniform, co-ordinated approach to making sure their interests are well represented in all jurisdictions.
Borrower Transactions and Legal Opinions
We regularly represent corporate clients in their borrowings. This work involves substantial due diligence, negotiation of the complex documentation with financial institutions and the preparation and delivery of complex legal opinions.
Real Estate Finance
We help lenders and borrowers negotiate and document real estate secured loans and related transactions, ranging from loans for single properties to large, multi-million-dollar, credit facilities. Our experience includes advising clients on traditional mortgage loans, mezzanine loans, mortgage securitizations and bank syndication financings.
We have long represented clients in complex securitization transactions and structured financings. We have represented clients in numerous asset-backed transactions, including securitizations of trade receivables, small business loans, equipment leases, government receivables.
We have developed a thorough knowledge base on a wide variety of financing methods and techniques and can input this knowledge to facilitate and expedite financings in the fields of:
- Structured finance
- Subordinated debt finance
- Syndicated financings
- Receivables finance
- Leveraged acquisition finance
- Project finance
- Acquisition finance
- Asset-based lending
- Bridge finance
- Construction finance
- Corporate lending
- Debt restructuring
- Intercreditor arrangements