FINANCIAL & BANKING SERVICES
The financial services industry is one of the most competitive and highly regulated sectors in the market. Players in this market need financial services and banking lawyers who are experts in sophisticated transaction structures and complex banking regulations and who can anticipate and successfully navigate industry change. Banks, major international financial institutions, hedge funds, private equity funds, corporate and government institutions turn to McMillan LLP for our expertise in domestic and international market trends, financial services legislation, our commitment to exemplary client service and our global relationships that enable us to swiftly execute the most demanding business transactions.
McMillan’s internal expertise and global connections make us the best choice for any large-scale financial services transaction. We work in inter-disciplinary teams to deliver specific expertise across a variety of industries including, mining, aircraft and aviation, energy, life sciences, pharmaceuticals and automotive. Our financial services lawyers maintain a trusted international network of award-winning business lawyers. With such resources, McMillan is highly qualified to facilitate any and all cross-border transactions seamlessly for clients around the world involving the law.
McMillan’s lawyers are recognized by Chambers, Best Lawyers, Lexpert, the International Financial Law Review and Legal Who’s Who.
SECURED LENDING & SYNDICATED FINANCE
Syndicated finance and secured loans are frequent sources of new capital for North American corporations. McMillan’s Financial Services Group has expert insight into the dynamics of today’s financial markets, with a refined understanding of what degree of risk lenders and borrowers are willing to accept in a given market environment.
We represent both lenders and borrowers in a variety of secured lending transactions, including bi-lateral lending, syndicated lending, asset-based lending, subordinated debt financings, acquisition and sponsored financings and debtor-in-possession financings. We advise clients on structuring, documenting and implementing sophisticated financing arrangements tailored to reflect the unique objectives of each transaction. On the lender side, we work with major Canadian and international commercial banks, institutional investors and other financial institutions, while on the borrower side, we assist corporations, private equity groups, sponsors and funds.
For all secured lending transactions that we help facilitate, our focus is on understanding the clients’ objectives in order to deliver creative, practical solutions. Our experience in secured lending is complemented by expertise in workouts, bankruptcy, restructuring, asset liquidation and, when necessary, litigation.
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