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Stikeman Elliott LLP

Banking & Finance

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What the team is known for

Stikeman Elliott advises borrowers, lenders and sponsors on a full range of transactions, including acquisition finance, asset-based lending and aircraft finance. The firm is frequently involved in novel deals in the banking and finance space, with notable experience in refinancing, restructuring and credit extensions and amendments, as well as mining and stream finance. The group regularly acts on financing matters for private equity firms, with notable experience acting on cross-border financings involving lenders and borrowers in the USA, South America and Europe. It is well equipped to handle international transactions and frequently represents domestic and international banks and pension funds. The team provides advice on the regulatory aspects of capital markets transactions, with notable experience in derivatives regulation. It has further expertise in bank insolvency work, anti-money laundering, tax regulatory and credit union issues.

Strengths

Sources highlight that "timeliness, accuracy, well thought-out suggestions, and getting assignments completed are their particular strengths."

According to interviewees: "They're highly sophisticated. They clearly know what they're doing."

Work highlights

A Stikeman team led by Howard Rosenoff represented Gildan Activewear in its CAD400 million long-term debt financing.

Notable practitioners

Craig Mitchell has considerable experience advising banking clients on a range of credit facility negotiations, including asset-based loans and acquisition finance. He represents his clients from the firm's Toronto office.

Daphne Mackenzie is a Toronto-based lawyer whose expertise covers a range of issues including project and construction finance.
"Daphne’s strengths include her extensive experience, her knowledge, and her ability to work well with other law firms." "Daphne has a cool head under pressure."

Montréal-based lawyer Howard Rosenoff operates a practice which encompasses both borrower and lender-side work. He has notable experience handling cross-border acquisition finance matters.
"He's got an exceptional knowledge of the credit sector."


Marie Garneau is an experienced financing lawyer with a broad range of expertise. This includes notable prowess in syndicated loan agreements.She is admitted in both Ontario and Québec, and is based in Toronto.

Based in Toronto, Peter Hamilton is a highly experienced banking and finance lawyer with expertise cutting across a broad expanse of corporate finance matters, as well as in-depth knowledge of the regulatory landscape governing financial services. He is also proficient with bankruptcy and restructuring-related mandates, including debtor-in-possession financings.

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Overview

Stikeman Elliott’s Banking & Finance Group delivers strategic, business-oriented advice to Canadian and international clients on complex financing transactions. Banking lawyers in our Montréal, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver offices have an integrated national practice that seamlessly provides and coordinates legal services for our clients throughout Canada and around the globe. Domestic and global financial services firms rely on the expertise of our regulatory teams to navigate emerging and complex governance, compliance and enforcement matters.

By leveraging our extensive experience as counsel to both lenders and borrowers on domestic and cross-border financing transactions, we deliver workable real-world solutions for our clients. The aim is to promote a productive ongoing relationship between the parties. We understand what risks lenders and borrowers are prepared to accept in the current market environment and we provide strategies that properly allocate and mitigate those risks.
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Banking & Finance

Stikeman Elliott LLP

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5300 Commerce Court West

199 Bay Street

Toronto

Ontario

Canada

ON M5L 1B9

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

Nationwide - Canada

Banking & Finance


Craig Mitchell
Band 3
Daphne Mackenzie
Band 4
Howard Rosenoff
Band 4
Marie Garneau
Band 4

Banking & Finance: Financial Services Regulation


Peter E Hamilton
Band 3