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Peter G. Westcott


Securities, Public Markets and Commercial Lawyer at Bennett Jones Toronto

T: 416.777.4884

In his commercial law practice, Peter Westcott acts for participants in the Canadian securitization market and issuers and underwriters in public offerings of securities. He advises in the securitization of a range of asset classes, funded by issuances in the public and private markets in Canada and the United States.

Pete has also participated in numerous Public-Private Partnership (P3) and Alternative Finance and Procurement (AFP) transactions across a wide range of sectors.

Prior to joining Bennett Jones, Pete was a partner at another leading Canadian law firm.

Select Experience

  • VimpelCom Ltd. in connection with its sale process and disposition of their debt and equity interests in the Globalive group of companies in Canada, including Globalive Wireless Management Corp. (WIND Mobile), including the forgiveness or sale of approximately $2 billion of debt owed by WIND Mobile and the sale of their equity interests in WIND Mobile for approximately $130 million. Read more
  • Acting for an underwriting syndicate lead by BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc. in connection with a public offering of $425,874,000 principal amount of receivables-backed notes issued by CNH Capital Canada Receivables Trust.
  • Infrastructure Ontario and Providence Care with the structuring, procurement, negotiation and settlement of the project documents in connection with the Providence Care Hospital Project. Read more

Recent Recognitions

  • 2017, The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory

    Peter G. Westcott, repeatedly recommended, Asset Securitization

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