Project Finance

Key Contacts

Backman Philip High Resolution Image Philip D. Backman Q.C.
T: 403.298.3366
Barker Bruce High Resolution Image Bruce C. Barker
T: 416.777.4818
Blundy Paul High Resolution Image Paul D. Blundy
Partner, Head of Public Infrastructure Projects
T: 416.777.4854

Innovative, creative and commercially-sound solutions must complement traditional financing structures and methods in order to finance a major project. Regardless of the industry, legal counsel with an understanding of major projects and structured finance techniques is essential to obtaining the funds and security required.

Our firm's experience extends from assisting start-up companies in emerging industries to financing infrastructure and public private partnerships (PPP, P3, AFP). The breadth of our experience includes facilitating loan agreements, monetizations, securitizations, restructurings and co-financings from multiple credit institutions. In addition, due to our depth, we are able to provide our financing clients the added scrutiny of our leading tax, regulatory, litigation and commercial minds, where necessary.

Select Experience

  • ME Global BV on its $450 million senior debt financing with a syndicate led by Mizuho.
  • The Government of Nunavut in connection with the procurement of new facilities at the Iqaluit International Airport under a public-private partnership model. The project will include a new terminal, combined services building and facility rehabilitation with a thirty year operating concession.
  • Raleigh Wind Power Partnership and its sponsor, Invenergy Wind North America LLC in connection with its $179,000,000 project financing of the Raleigh Wind Energy Project.

Recent Recognitions

  • 2016, IFLR 1000 Finance and Corporate

    Bennett Jones, ranked, Banking Project Finance
  • 2015, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

    Bennett Jones, repeatedly recommended, Project Finance, Toronto
  • 2015, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

    Bennett Jones, consistently recommended, Project Finance, Calgary

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