Banking & Finance

Stikeman Elliott’s Banking & Finance Group delivers strategic, business-oriented advice to Canadian and international clients on a full spectrum of financing transactions, from complex debt restructurings to equipment leasing. 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 lenders and borrowers on both domestic and cross-border financing transactions, we deliver workable solutions to the issues which our clients face.  We understand the risks which lenders and borrowers are typically prepared to accept given the current market environment and we provide strategies that properly allocate and mitigate those risks.

Our Expertise

  • Acquisition finance
  • Aircraft leasing and finance
  • Asset-based lending
  • Bond offerings
  • Bridge finance
  • Construction finance
  • Corporate lending
  • Debt restructuring
  • Equipment finance
  • Intercreditor arrangements
  • Leveraged acquisition finance
  • Project finance
  • Railcar leasing
  • Receivables finance
  • Resource finance
  • Streams and royalty transactions
  • Structured finance
  • Subordinated debt finance
  • Syndicated financings
  • Real estate and REIT financings
Accolades
  • Corporate Law Firm of the Year - Chambers Canada Awards 2017
  • Chambers Canada 2018 for Banking & Finance
  • Chambers Global 2017 for Banking & Finance - Canada
  • The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2017 for Banking & Financial Institutions
  • IFLR1000: The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms 2017 for Banking
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