Banking

BD&P's Banking & Finance Team has a wealth of experience in Canada's banking industry as a leading advisor to major chartered banks and other financial institutions and leasing companies. On the borrowing side, this Team regularly represents corporate and institutional borrowers in connection with their various financing requirements.

Our banking practitioners are regularly involved in complex financial transactions, developing and implementing financing strategies and advising on strategic business opportunities on both the lending and borrowing sides. Our experience extends from domestic transactions to multinational financings and restructurings. This Team is committed to creating innovative, practical solutions to meet its clients' needs and objectives.

Significant Areas of Service

  • Acquisition financing
  • Project financing
  • International trade financing
  • Mezzanine and subordinated financings
  • Income trust conversions
  • Inter-creditor arrangements
  • Syndicated loan transactions
  • Loan documentation and related security for operating credits
  • Equipment leasing and financing
  • Aircraft leasing and financing
  • Renegotiation and restructuring of debt
  • Letters of credit and other aspects of import/export financing
  • Cross‑border lending transactions
  • Secured financing
  • Asset securitization