Provided by Simon Crawford
Simon maintains a real estate focused practice. He advises many of Canada's most sophisticated real estate investors on private equity matters, fund formation, joint ventures, income trusts, the purchase and sale of real estate assets and real estate companies, property development, banking and mortgage lending, structured finance and asset securitization, corporate finance, mezzanine and participating debt structures, infrastructure, public/private partnerships, mortgage and loan servicing and enforcement, and on real estate issues in bankruptcy and insolvency. He has acted on some of Canada's largest dollar value real estate transactions and on many of the country's landmark commercial, retail, sports and entertainment and residential projects. In 2017, Simon was the lead advisor on transactions valued in excess of $4 Billion, including the acquisition of approximately $1.2 Billion in commercial mortgages from Home Capital/Home Trust. In 2016 he was the lead advisor in connection with the acquisition of one of Toronto’s landmark skyscrapers, Scotia Plaza.
Admitted to the Ontario bar, 1999.
Toronto-based Simon Crawford is acknowledged for his prevalence in large-scale real estate transactions. His wide-reaching practice comprises expertise in various ownership structures, acquisitions, dispositions and financings. He capably assists clients with matters in Ontario and across the country.
"Simon is thorough and gets to the point quickly."