Corporate Law Moose Jaw Saskatchewan - Within a full range of financing alternatives, our teams of Banking & Project Finance Group helps lenders and borrowers alike. We advise and act upon a variety of loan and other commercial credit facilities ranging from simple letters of credit to complex multi-jurisdictional credit facilities (secured and unsecured, syndicated and non-syndicated). A number of transactions have involved public sector credit facilities.
As lender and borrower counsel, we have acted to be able to facilitate several syndicated credit facilities which have raised operating capital totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. Our clients have consisted of manufacturing companies, an auto parts manufacturers, restaurant franchisees, and huge mining and forestry companies. We have assisted borrowers, within businesses as diverse as restaurant franchising and home appliances, to secure a wide range of acquisition financing by using senior debt, sale-leaseback transactions, and subordinated and mezzanine lending. Our Banking & Project Finance Group has particular strength in four transactional fields: asset securitization, project finance, real estate finance, and subordinated debt and mezzanine financing.
Our Banking & Project Finance Group represents both lenders and borrowers in asset-based loans which use receivables, inventory, bond obligations, leased equipment, and various other assets as collateral. Among our clients are a video game distributor, a technology business, and various other businesses with complicated needs for cross-border security and guarantees. We serve borrower clients who have sales and manufacturing operations within Canada, the U.S. and abroad.
Our team of litigators has accumulated numerous years of experience documenting the needed covenants for reserves, reporting and cash management. We likewise act for a lot of borrowers on asset-based loans which are made by most major market lenders.
Our lawyers have the knowledge to deal with the financing of big projects, navigating the difficulties of regulatory, legal and financial issues. These projects comprise the construction of power plants, pulp mills, mines, industrial facilities, other capital-intensive building projects and real estate developments. For these complex structures, we provide project finance support to both borrowers and lenders. On the lender side, our skill includes advising regarding subsequent sale of a hydroelectric facility and construction financing. We also represent pension fund managers as lenders in first mortgage project financing for the construction of commercial real estate projects.
Real Estate Finance
We have good working relationships together with lots of financial institutions, having been successful in helping with commercial mortgage and construction finance involving real estate acquisition and development. Additionally, we advise clients about loan structures. We can negotiate and settle financing documents from both the borrower's and lender's perspectives. Dealing with environmental due diligence is part of documenting and closing such financing transactions. In circumstances of foreclosure or default, our aim is to be able to help lenders maximize debt recovery by recommending about security enforcement options and mortgage solutions.
Subordinated Debt and Mezzanine Financing
Our lawyers in Banking & Project Finance have the knowledge to be able to help the numerous mid-market and entrepreneurial companies in their pursuit of financing alternatives that occupy the market range between senior debt and common equity. Normally these transactions allow our clients to bridge the gap between equity and senior debt financing to seek out acquisitions and various opportunities. With our assistance, lenders can secure the control and return they require whereas borrowers are allowed to obtain the capital they require for growth. As we negotiate the subordination agreements and priorities amongst the different classes of creditors, we can structure the financing package for the debentures or notes to involve convertible preferred shares, equity shares, and sale-leaseback arrangements.
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